In the only two games of the 10th round of the Serie H of the Portuguese Football Championship played on Sunday, Louletano drew on the ground of leader Vitória de Setúbal and Esperança de Lagos returned to home wins.
In the most important match of the day, Louletano left Setúbal with one point, going up to 2nd place, with 14 points (the same as Amora, 3rd), while the sadinos remain at the top, with 23.
Abou Touré opened the scoring for the Loulé crowd, on 22 minutes, but the advantage lasted ten minutes, until the equalizer, by Zequinha. At the beginning of the second half, Érico again gave Louletano an advantage, but Bruno Ventura sealed the equalizer, at 64.
In Lagos, Roberto Alberto's team returned to home triumphs, more than two months later, by beating Lusitano SAD, 1-0, with a goal by Chico Batista, the best scorer of the Algarve, in the 36th minute.
The Lacobrigense team overtook their opponent in the table and went up to 5th place, with 13 points, the same as Olhanense, whose reception to Pinhalnovense was postponed to January 20, due to the poor condition of the pitch at the José Arcanjo Stadium.
Moncarapachense took off in this round, remaining in 8th place, the first one above the descent zone, with 10 points.
In the next round, scheduled for January 10, Esp. Lagos and the following matches are played with teams from the region: Amora-Moncarapachense, Louletano-Juv. Évora and Lusitano SAD-Olhanense.