Sporting won the title last season but are currently six points behind porto with only 5 games remaining.
They have only lost two league games this term, making it just three in the past two seasons. The hosts earned 73 points from the 29 games played so far.
There will be fireworks when Sporting and Benfica face each other in a highly anticipated local derby. They two will clash at Estádio José Alvalade in Lisbon where The Eagles will be visiting this Sunday.
Sporting have won each of their previous 5 games in the Portuguese top flight. They also look safe to finish in a champions league this season as they are 18 points clear of braga coming into this round of fixtures. The hosts have picked up a 3-1 away victory against Tondela previously.
Benfica also look safe when it comes to champions league qualification this season, as they are 9 points clear of braga. How ever, they will be keen to get back on a winning sequence, as they won’t want to go into the final weeks of the season needing to win their final games. They are 3rd in the league with 64 points from 29 games.
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