Goals from Arnold (42’) and former Dundee United star Ryan Gauld, deep into stoppage time, keep the Faro side a point clear of CD Nacional (Madeira) at the top of the Segunda Liga.
On Saturday (1 February) Farense entertain Estoril Praia at the Estádio de São Luís (behind Faro Hospital) kick-off at 11am.
SC Olhanense likewise returned to winning ways, after two draws, with a 2-0 win at home to Aljustrelense Mineiro. Two late goals from Hassan were enough to return the Olhão side to top spot in the Campeonato Portugal Division B.
On Saturday Olhanense travel to Queluz to play second place Real SC. CW