Sporting B came from behind to draw 1-1 with Famalicão with Ivanildo Fernandes getting the goal.
João de Deus gave a debut to Colombian forward Leonardo Ruiz. Guilherme Ramos returned to the team after his suspension in the place of Fidel Escobar.
It was the home side who started the better and they got their goal through Diego Medeiros after just 14 minutes gone.
Sporting improved after the goal and got an equaliser in the 67th minute when Ricardo Guima’s shot was saved by Victor Braga. The rebound fell to Ivanildo Fernandes who converted from close range.
Sporting almost had the game one near the end through the 16-year old Elves Baldé but it ended 1-1.
It was an improvement over the last game against Fafe but there is still work to do for João de Deus and Sporting B.
SPORTING B XI: Pedro Silva; Mama Baldé, Guilherme Ramos, Ivanildo Fernandes (Scored, 67′), David Sualehe; Fábio Martins, Ricardo Guima; Aouacheria Bilel, (YC) Jovane Cabral (Elves Baldé, 63′, YC); Leonardo Ruiz (Fidel Escobar, 85′), Ricardo Almeida (Pedro Marques, 79′)
Substitutes Not Used: Vladimir Stojković, Pedro Empis, Edu Pinheiro, Budag Nasyrov