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Sporting wins 2-1 at 10-man Braga

Lisbon, Portugal: Sporting Lisbon won 2-1 at 10-man Braga thanks to Cedric Alves' 86th-minute winner to move into second place in the Portuguese league on Saturday.   Fredy Montero opened for Sporting with a goal in

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Updated on: September 29, 2013 6:17 IST
sporting wins 2 1 at 10 man braga
sporting wins 2 1 at 10 man braga

Lisbon, Portugal: Sporting Lisbon won 2-1 at 10-man Braga thanks to Cedric Alves' 86th-minute winner to move into second place in the Portuguese league on Saturday.

  







Fredy Montero opened for Sporting with a goal in the fifth minute before Braga's Alan da Costa leveled in the 27th.
   
Braga was reduced a man in the 31st when Aderlan Santos was shown a direct red card.
   
Sporting's win kept it unbeaten and two points behind leader FC Porto. Braga slipped into third place, two points behind Sporting.
   
Also, Benfica was held to a 1-1 draw at home by Belenenses.
   
Oscar Cardozo gave Benfica the lead in the 17th, but Mourtala Diakite equalized on the half-hour mark to split the points.

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