- Associated Press - Thursday, December 22, 2016

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Dutch striker Bas Dost scored in the 90th minute as Sporting Lisbon defeated Belenenses 1-0 Thursday to avoid losing ground to the leaders in the Portuguese league.

The away victory left Sporting in fourth place with 30 points, eight behind leader Benfica and four behind second-placed Porto.

Sporting Braga, which defeated Moreirense 2-1 at home with goals by Andre Pinto and Ricardo Ferreira, is third with 32 points.

The final two games of the 15th round take place Friday before the league resumes in the second weekend of January.

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