Academica beats Maritimo 2-0 for 1st win

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) -Academica won 2-0 at Maritimo on Sunday for its first Portuguese league win of the season after four straight draws.

Striker Wilson Eduardo opened for undefeated Academica 11 minutes in with an individual effort to beat Maritimo goalkeeper Romain Salin.

Mario "Marinho" Correia then doubled the visitors' advantage two minutes before halftime when he dribbled through the defense before firing home.

Academica's long-awaited victory after four draws to start the season lifted it into fourth place, four points behind leader Benfica.

Also on Sunday, it was: Beira Mar 1, Setubal 1; Olhanense 1, Nacional 2; and Gil Vicente 4, Moreirense 3.

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