Sporting wins derby and is the first to defeat Benfica

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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