Benfica routs Boavista 4-0 to take lead in Portugal
Feb. 17, 2018
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Benfica routed Boavista 4-0 to move ahead of FC Porto at the top of the Portuguese league on Saturday.
Benfica is one point in front of Porto, which has two games to play.
Ruben Dias opened the scoring for Benfica in the 18th minute when he headed in a pass from Jardel.
Jardel added a goal just before halftime. Boavista's Nuno Henrique also scored an own goal before Raul Jimenez polished off the victory in the 90th.
Jonas had a penalty saved by Boavista goalkeeper Vagner with the score 0-0.
Porto hosts Rio Ave on Sunday. Sporting Lisbon is three points behind Benfica before visiting Tondela on Monday.