The Portuguese league matches could be resumed at the end of May if the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic allows it. The Minister of State and Economy assured in Parliament that “starting Monday, individual sports will be allowed outdoors. And at the end of the month, it will be possible to resume professional competition in the first division of Portuguese football.” Previously, Siza Vieira explained three phases of the plan to reopen the country’s economy after the state of emergency that was decreed in Portugal in March. The minister did not offer further details, but the government had already discussed the return of football behind closed doors.The Portuguese league was stopped by the coronavirus with 10 days to go. Porto is the leader with 60 points, one more than Benfica, who is second. Sporting de Braga is third with 46 and Sporting de Portugal, fourth with 42.