Until the match against Sporting, Benfica had won all the matches.
Sporting Clube de Portugal was the first to defeat Benfica in the championship on Saturday, by 6-1, at the João Rocha Pavilion, on matchday 19. Benfica hadn't lost a single point in the competition so far.
Benfica started better, with a goal from André Coelho at the 6', but later Sporting made a comeback with goals from Dieguinho (8' e 39'), Pedro Cary (8'), Pany Varela (30'), Cavinato (35') e Guitta (40').
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