Benfica Benfica and Porto both won on their travels in Sunday's Primeira Liga action and Nacional's unbeaten run continued.
Braga Sporting Braga leapfrogged Vitoria Guimaraes into third in the Portuguese Primeira Liga on Monday with a 3-0 win over Pacos de Ferreira.
Gerso Fernandes Vitoria Guimaraes endured a seventh Primeira Liga game without a win as Estoril boosted their UEFA Champions League hopes with a 3-1 win.
Sporting Sporting Lisbon thumped Vitoria Guimaraes 4-1 on Sunday to take full advantage of Benfica and Porto dropping points a day earlier in the Primeira Liga title race.
Porto Jackson Martinez scored twice as Porto ended a run of three Primeira Liga games without a win by beating Braga 2-0 to go top of the table.
Arsenal Arsenal's official stance is that they won't sack Unai Emery but are reportedly laying the foundations for change behind the scenes.
Braga Braga strengthened their bid for UEFA Champions League football next season with a 2-0 win at Gil Vicente, while Academica continued to pull away from the drop zone.
Southampton won comfortably, West Ham saw red in another struggle and Sampdoria were humbled in the Europa League qualifiers.
Jorge Pinheiro de Jesus Following Jorge Jesus' departure, Benfica have confirmed an agreement for Rui Vitoria to become their new coach.
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