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Porto thrash Pacos Ferreira in Portuguese league



Lisbon, Feb 2 : FC Porto thrashed Pacos Ferreira 5-0 in the 19th round of the Portuguese football league at the Dragon Stadium in the Portuguese city of Porto.

Colombian forward Jackson Martinez opened the scoring in the 29th minute Sunday night, following a cross by Brazilian defender Alex Sandro, reported Xinhua.

Ricardo Quaresma scored the second in the 40th minute through a penalty shot and made it 3-0 five minutes later.

Mexican midfielder Herrera Lopez scored in the 47th minute following a pass by Martinez, and Spanish forward Cristian Tello closed the scoring in the 83rd minute with a free-kick.

Porto stand second in the Portuguese league with 43 points, six points behind leaders Benfica. Pacos Ferreira are in eighth place with 26 points.

Also Sunday, Academica drew 1-1 with Maritimo, Gil Vicente drew 1-1 with Setubal, Rio Ave beat Estoril 2-1 and Sporting beat Arouca 3-1.

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