Sporting Lisbon – Benfica, in the Portuguese capital derby

Sporting and Benfica will meet tonight starting at 22:00 in the derby of the round number three of the first Portuguese soccer league.

– Leads the championship after the first two stages, succeeding in both parties to impose four goals difference
– I never had so good a debut season in 2002
– Tiago OF THE transferred this week from Liverpool defender’s shirt evolving Sporting seven years
– Leonardo Jardim will count in this match the best players of his, not having any injured or suspended footballer
– Fredy Montero is in a great shape, Colombian striker scored four times in the first two matches


– Was surprisingly beaten in the first round by Maritimo, but then won at home against Gil Vicente
– Lazar Markovic has accused some medical problems and may not be used in today’s match
– Jorge Jesus will not count in this meeting Silvio, Portuguese defender is injured
– Has a very good attack, three of the five strikers that have played so far this season managed to score one goal