Posted: Saturday April 6, 2013 7:43 PM

Sporting downs Moreirense with stoppage-time goal

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) -Sporting Lisbon beat visiting Moreirense 3-2 thanks to forward Valentin Viola's stoppage-time winner in the Portuguese league on Saturday.

Spanish forward Diego Capel opened for Sporting with a penalty five minutes before halftime.

Nabil Ghilas leveled for Moreirense two minutes into the second half.

Ricky van Wolfswinkel restored the hosts' lead in the 66th, only for Anibal Capela to again equalize in the 72nd.

But Viola netted the decisive goal three minutes into stoppage time to give Sporting the three points.

The hard-fought win lifted Sporting into provisional sixth place.

 
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