Football: Morita nets winner as Sporting see off Arouca


Japan midfielder Hidemasa Morita's first goal of the season delivered a 2-1 home win for his 10-man Sporting Lisbon over Arouca in the Portuguese Primeira Liga on Sunday. Morita's side-footed volley off Pedro Goncalves' left-wing cross in the 68th minute secured Sporting all three points at Estadio Jose Alvalade as they remained top of the table on 22 points, a point ahead of second-place Benfica. Viktor Gyokeres volleyed home the 31st-minute opener for the home side but they went a man down two minutes to the break when Ousmane Diomande received his second yellow. Rafael Mujica leveled for Ar...

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