Benfica beat Sporting 3-1 in a game counting for the seventh round of the national volleyball championship. The match took place at Pavilhão João Rocha.
The eagles controlled the first two sets (26-24 and 25-18), with the lions showing a reaction in the third (25-18). In the fourth and final set, Marcel Matz’s team ended up imposing themselves with 25-15 and secured the triumph.
With this result, Benfica rose to the top of the championship with 18 points, the result of six victories in six games. Sporting occupies the seventh place with eight points, but less three games to play.