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Nani nets 1, sets up another goal in Sporting's 2-0 win over Gil Vicente


LISBON, Portugal — Nani scored one goal and set up another to lead Sporting Lisbon to a 2-0 win at home over Gil Vicente in the Portuguese league on Sunday.

The midfielder set up Sporting's first goal in the 52nd minute which Junya Tanaka netted.

Nani, on loan from Manchester United, scored another the second in the 68th with a strike from outside the area.

Sporting closed to within two points of second-placed FC Porto before it visits Boavista on Monday.

Arouca also beat Rio Ave 1-0, while Academica won 2-1 at Estoril. Those results pushed Penafiel back down to the bottom of the table.

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