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Sporting Lisbon got two goals from Islam Slimani in a 4-0 win at Nacional as it reclaimed the sole lead of the Portuguese league from Benfica on Saturday

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LISBON, Portugal — Sporting Lisbon got two goals from Islam Slimani in a 4-0 win at Nacional as it reclaimed the sole lead of the Portuguese league from Benfica on Saturday.

Sporting moved three points clear with the win after Benfica lost 2-1 at home to third-place FC Porto on Friday.

Slimani opened the scoring in the third minute and got his second with a late penalty. Inbetween Slimani's goals, Adrien Silva also scored with a spot kick and Joao Mario added a third goal.

Also Saturday, Belenenses won 3-2 at Moreirense while Setubal drew 2-2 at Guimaraes.

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