Porto score three at Academica; Benfica blast six past Rio Ave
- March 30, 2013
Academica Coimbra 0 – FC Porto 3 (Liga Sagres, March 30, 2013) Porto stayed in touching distance of leaders Benfica with goals from Eliaquim Mangala, Danilo and Andre Castro.
Benfica 6 – Rio Ave 1 (Liga Sagres, March 30, 2013) Nicolas Gaitan set up defender Lorenzo Melgarejo for Benfica’s 11th-minute opener before passing for Nemanja Matic to double the lead with a header four minutes later. Lima took his first goal from a pass by Enzo Perez in the 42nd before adding two more in the 49th and 76th after both Jose de Sousa and Eidmard received their second bookings, leaving the visitors with nine men. Perez capped the win in the 82nd. Ahmed Hassan scored for Rio Ave in the 51st.