Estoril Vitoria Guimaraes fell further off the pace at the top heading into the Primeira Liga mid-season break after going down 1-0 to Estoril.
Porto Porto put the pressure on arch rivals and Primeira Liga leaders Benfica on Friday, moving with a point of the Lisbon-based club with a 1-0 win against stuttering Vitoria Guimaraes.
Sporting Sporting Lisbon's unbeaten Primeira Liga start was brought crashing to a halt by a 3-0 defeat at Vitoria Guimaraes on Saturday.
Sporting Sporting Lisbon closed the gap on Primeira Liga leaders Porto to a single point with a last-gasp 1-0 win at Vitoria Guimaraes.
Patrice Evra Patrice Evra was released by Marseille on Friday after aiming a kick at a fan's head and Didier Deschamps will offer him support.
UEFA Europa League Portugal's Vitoria Guimaraes are among six Europa League clubs being investigated by UEFA over their capacity to meet financial obligations.
Struggling Gil Vicente came from behind to beat Academica, while Rio Ave and Estoril were held to draws in the Primeira Liga.
Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham booked their place in the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League with a 2-1 win over Sheriff on Thursday.
Porto Porto's slim Primeira Liga title chances were dealt another blow on Sunday as they lost a two-goal lead to be held 2-2 by Vitoria Guimaraes.
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