Archive | September 29, 2012

Sporting & Porto held to 2-2 draws

Sporting Lisbon 2 – Estoril 2 (Portuguese Primeira Liga, September 29, 2012) Estoril led through Steven Vitoria’s 45th-minute penalty in the match at Estadio Jose Alvalade, with Luis Leal doubling the lead shortly before the hour-mark. The away side’s prospects of holding their advantage took a blow when they lost Goncalo to a second yellow card […]

Atletico Mineiro’s title hopes fade at Portuguesa; Juninho Pernambucano stars for Vasco; Palmeiras put down Ponte Preta

Portuguesa 1 – Atletico Mineiro 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 29, 2012) Second-placed Mineiro went behind to a Leo Silva strike in the 51st minute but managed to claim a draw when Bernard scored a quarter of an hour later. Vasco 3 – Figueirense 1 (Campeonato Brasileiro, September 29, 2012) Figueirense stunned the home crowd at Vasco’s stadium when Caio […]