Sporting held to 1-1 draw by Belenenses

 Sporting Lisbon were held to a 1-1 draw by Belenenses in the fourth round of the Portuguese football league at the Alvalade Stadium here.

IANS| Updated: Sep 14, 2014, 17:32 PM IST
Sporting held to 1-1 draw by Belenenses

Lisbon: Sporting Lisbon were held to a 1-1 draw by Belenenses in the fourth round of the Portuguese football league at the Alvalade Stadium here.

Brazilian striker Deyverson scored in the 28th minute Saturday night while Sporting equalised in the 35th minute through Carrillo, after Bruno China botched pass to Goncalo Brandao, reports Xinhua.

Sporting, who were without striker Cedric Soares due to an injury, dominated the game from the start.

Belenenses hasn't beaten Sporting here since 1955, when they won 2-1.