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Benfica Beats Pacos Ferreira 2-1 In Portugal

Lisbon (Portugal), Mar 12: Benfica came from behind to beat Pacos Ferreira 2-1 and reclaim second place in the Portuguese league on Sunday.Striker Michel Souza put the hosts ahead in the 28th with a left-footed

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 12, 2012 15:55 IST ]
benfica beats pacos ferreira 2 1 in portugal
benfica beats pacos ferreira 2 1 in portugal

Lisbon (Portugal), Mar 12: Benfica came from behind to beat Pacos Ferreira 2-1 and reclaim second place in the Portuguese league on Sunday.


Striker Michel Souza put the hosts ahead in the 28th with a left-footed shot.

Nicolas Gaitan leveled for Benfica in the 63rd from a pass by Nelson Oliveira, and Bruno Cesar scored from a free kick to grab the winner five minutes later.

Pacos Ferreira finished with nine men after Michel received his second booking in the 77th and Ricardo Pinto was show a direct red in the 88th.

Benfica's first win in four rounds closed the gap on leader FC Porto to one point.

Also, it was: Olhanense 4, Nacional 4; Rio Ave 3, Setubal 0; Beira Mar 1, Gil Vicente 0 and Sporting Lisbon 5, Guimaraes 0.

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