Photo Special: Benfica 5 – 0 SC Olhanense

Benfica remain on course for another Portuguese league title following a resounding 5-0 win over SC Olhanense last night.

Oscar Cordozo helped himself to an impressive hattrick, with Angel Di Maria and Pablo Aimar also getting on the scoresheet at the Estádio da Luz.

SC Olhanense played almost 90 minutes with just ten men when Delson picked up two yellow cards  shortly after Cardozo has opened the scoring from the penalty spot.

Angel Di Maria, who is attracting interest from a number of big clubs, bagged the second before Cardoza scored twice in two minutes to complete his hattrick.

Pablo Aimar completed the route late on to leave Benfica on 73 points, nine points ahead of second place Braga who play Naval tofday in a game they have to win.

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