Benfica come from behind to beat Sporting 3-1; Braga go 3rd schooling Academica

Sporting Lisbon 1 – Benfica 3 (Liga Sagres, December 10, 2012) Ricky Van Wolfswinkel put Sporting in front with a brilliant finish. Marcos Rojo was forced into scoring an own goal to draw Benfica level. Oscar Cardozo completed the turnaround from the spot. Oscar Cardozo added another for Benfica late on making it 3-1 at the final whistle.

Academica Coimbra 1 – Braga 4 (Liga Sagres, December 10, 2012) Goals from Ismaily, Ruben Amorim, Marcio Mossoro and Carlao led Braga to a 4-1 win at Academica. Salim Cisse scored a late consolation for the hosts, who dropped into the relegation zone with just nine points from 11 matches.