Benfica hit 5 past Gil Vicente; Pacos draw with Beira Mar; Nacional tie with Rio Ave

Benfica 5 – Gil Vicente 0 (Liga Sagres, March 10, 2013) Maxi Pereira put Benifca in front after 12 minutes. Salvio doubled their lead 10 minutes later and Lorenzo Melgarejo further enhanced their position before half time. Lima made it 4-0 after 65 minutes with Nicolas Gaitan capping a fine Benfica performance in the final minute.

Pacos Ferreira 1 – Beira Mar 1 (Liga Sagres, March 10, 2013) Ruben Ribeiro gave the rock-bottom visitors a shock 13th-minute lead but Manuel Jose netted a last-gasp equaliser from the penalty spot.

Nacional 1 – Rio Ave 1 (Liga Sagres, March 10, 2013) Claudemir put the hosts in front after 20 minutes but they had Manuel da Costa sent off 14 minutes into the second half. Ahmed Hassan equalised for Rio with Jota also seeing red for Nacional.