Porto drop points in Maritimo draw; Benfica put four past Guimaraes to go clear at the top

Maritimo 1 – FC Porto 1 (Liga Sagres, March 17, 2013) James Rodriguez opened for Porto but Maritimo quickly levelled through Suk Hyun-Jun.

Vitoria Guimaraes 0 – Benfica 4 (Liga Sagres, March 17, 2013) Benfica opened the scoring seven minutes before the break at the Estadio Dom Afonso Henriques through an Oscar Cardozo penalty. Vitoria suffered another body blow on the hour mark when Brazilian defender Kanu was sent off for a second caution. Ezequiel Garay doubled the advantage one minute later and Eduardio Salvio made sure of a comfortable win when he netted in the 82nd minute, with Rodrigo’s 94th-minute goal more icing on the cake.

Beira-Mar 2 – Nacional 2 (Liga Sagres, March 17, 2013)