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Porto wins 1-0 at Pacos Ferreira to claim lead

September 1, 2013

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Jackson Martinez’s second-half goal gave FC Porto a 1-0 win at Pacos Ferreira on Sunday as the defending champions took the lead of the Portuguese league.

The Colombia striker headed in Juan Quintero’s corner kick to break the deadlock in the 76th minute.

With Braga’s 1-0 loss at Gil Vicente, Porto took sole possession of first place as the only team to win its first three games of the season.

Sporting Lisbon is in second place two points behind.

Also, Arouca edged Rio Ave 1-0 at home, Olhanense drew 1-1 at Maritimo, and Nacional won 3-2 at Belenenses.

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