- Associated Press - Sunday, January 4, 2015

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Benfica got goals from a trio of Brazilians to win 3-0 at 10-man Penafiel and keep its lead of the Portuguese league on Sunday.

Striker Talisca put Benfica ahead in the 36th minute from a pass by countryman Lima.

Penafiel defender Anthony da Silva was sent off with his second booking in the 65th before Jonas secured the three points with a second goal in the 78th.

Defender Jardel polished off the comfortable victory two minutes from time.

The win restored Benfica’s six-point lead over nearest rival Porto.

Guimaraes routed Nacional 4-0 at home to move into third place at nine points adrift.

Also, Setubal beat Moreirense 2-1, while Boavista beat Arouca 3-1.

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