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Portuguese league: Benfica beat Boavista

Posted on Aug 25 2014 | IANS

Lisbon, Aug 25 : Benfica beat Boavista 1-0 at the Bessa Stadium in Porto in the second round of the Portuguese league.

Eliseu scored in the 44th minute with an effort from outside the area following a pass by Andre Almeida Sunday, reports Xinhua.

The left-winger almost scored in the 22nd minute but his effort was saved by goalkeeper Monllor.

Benfica's head coach Jorge Jesus was expelled in the second half, giving Boavista a confidence boost, but it was Benfica that wasted the most scoring chances through Talisca, Gaitan and Salvio.

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