Sporting B got their first win after coming from behind against Sporting da Covilhã. The home side led through Agostinho Soares at half-time but a goal from Ricardo Almeida and an own goal from Éder Díez gave Sporting the win.
João de Deus made one change from the team that lost against Portimonense with a debut for 16-year old Elves Baldé in the place of Bilel Aouacheria.
It was a fairly even game from both teams with chances at either end. Ronaldo Tavares and Ricardo Almeida looked dangerous for Sporting going forward.
Pedro Silva, in the Sporting goal, was needed to make some excellent saves. He was eventually beaten by Agostinho Soares just before the break.
Sporting improved in the second-half and eventually equalised through Ricardo Almeida after some good work from Pedro Empis on the left wing. After the goal Almeida was replaced by another debutant, 18-year old Pedro Marques.
The winner came in the 76th minute when Mama Baldé’s shot rebounded off of Spanish forward Éder Díez.
Late on in the game Guilherme Ramos was sent off but Sporting managed to hold on the secure the win.
SPORTING B XI: Pedro Silva; Mama Baldé, Fidel Escobar, Guilherme Ramos (YC, RC), David Sualehe; Fábio Martins, Ricardo Guima, Ronaldo Tavares, Pedro Empis (Bubacar Djaló); Elves Baldé (Bruno Paz), Ricardo Almeida (Scored, 60′, Pedro Marques)
Substitutes Not Used: Vladimir Stojković, Diogo Nunes, Ivanildo Fernandes, Edu Pinheiro