Yet another enteraining weekend of football action concluded with a number of crazy results emerging to change the outlook of the Primeira Liga table ahead of the international break. For starters, league-leaders FC Porto held onto their position after avenging their Taca de Portugal elimination with a 3-0 win over Santa Clara on Sunday. The biggest talking point within the period happened to be Benfica's thrashing of league rivals Braga.
After going on a three game unbeaten streak, the Eagles dug deep to secure a 6-1 win over their opponent - with both Rafa Silva and Everton getting two goals apiece. Sporing CP extended their nine-game winning streak across all competitions with a 2-0 victory over Pacos de Ferreira. Estoril's impressive form also attracted a significant traction as they tied one-all with FC Vizela.
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Top headlines in the Primeira Liga
Benfica consider move for Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti after injury to Lucas Verissimo: According to Mundo Deportivo, Benfica are pondering a move for Barcelona outcast Samuel Umtiti following the terrible injury suffered by their Brazilian centre-back Lucas Verissimo. Last Sunday, Verissimo tore his anterior cruciate ligament in his knee, necessitating surgery and the possibility of missing the rest of the season. As a result, they'll enter the market in January, with Umtiti already on their radar.
Porto striker Taremi dropped for Iran's World Cup qualifiers: Dragan Skocic has left Porto attacker Mehdi Taremi out of Iran's World Cup preliminaries against Lebanon and Syria which will take place in the coming days. Taremi, who has scored 10 goals for the Portuguese league leaders this season, has been left out of Skocic's 27-man team, which will face Lebanon on Thursday before facing Syria five days later. Taremi's attack partnership with Sardar Azmoun has helped the Iranians finish first in Group A of the Asian qualifications for Qatar 2022.
Top matches to watch in Primeira Liga on November 26-30, 2021
Estoril vs CD Santa Clara
Belenenses SAD vs SL Benfica
Sporting CP vs Tondela
FC Porto vs Vitoria SC
Braga vs Vizela
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