Braga see off Estoril; Pacos push past Vitoria; Moreirense draw 2-2 with Academica
Braga 3 – Estoril 0 (Liga Sagres, December 16, 2012) Hugo Viana opened the scoring within four minutes but Braga had to wait until the second half for Marcio Mossoro (58) and Antonio Eder (61) to wrap up the win.
Pacos Ferreira 2 – Vitoria Guimaraes 1 (Liga Sagres, December 16, 2012) Semedo Cicero gave the hosts the lead in the 14th minute before completing his brace with 59 minutes played. Substitute Jean-Pierre Barrientos (77) notched a consolation goal for the visitors.
Moreirense 2 – Academica Coimbra 2 (Liga Sagres, December 16, 2012) Neither Moreirense or Academica could get the win they needed to escape the bottom two after Salim Cisse’s last-gasp goal forced a 2-2 draw at the Parque Joaquim Almeida Freitas. Nabil Ghilas (27) and Borges Wagner (30) put the hosts on course to end the day in 10th place but Academica fought back to salvage a point. Arnaldo Edinho gave the hosts food for thought two minutes before the break and substitute Cisse equalised in the 90th minute.