• Darwin Núñez 3', 79' (pen.)
  • Rafa 69'
3
Group Stage
Finished
BEF
BAR
KO
  • Weigl weighted his pass perfectly there and Nunez had the energy and skill to capitalise on it. Barca have work to do already!
    Benfica
    Goal
    BEF - Darwin Núñez
    3'
  • Pique gets an early booking for impeding the run of Yaremchuk.
    Barcelona
    Yellow Card
    BAR - Gerard Piqué
    12'
  • Otamendi is booked for sharing too many of his thoughts with the referee.
    Benfica
    Yellow Card
    BEF - Nicolás Otamendi
    33'
  • Benfica will make that change now. Gilberto replaces Lazaro at right wing-back.
    Benfica
    Benfica
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out22 - Valentino Lazaro
    Substitution - In2 - Gilberto
    46'
HT
  • Garcia picks up a yellow card for a poor challenge on Rafa. Garcia thrashes his arms in frustration.
    Barcelona
    Yellow Card
    BAR - Eric García
    54'
  • Rafa is next in the referee's book as he slides in unfairly on Pedri.
    Benfica
    Yellow Card
    BEF - Rafa
    56'
  • Grimaldo sticks a foot out and commits a late challenge on Busquets. The referee responds by whipping out his yellow card.
    Benfica
    Yellow Card
    BEF - Alejandro Grimaldo
    62'
  • Koeman makes a trio of attacking changes. Busquets is sacrificed to bring on Barca's youth product Gonzalez.
    Barcelona
    Barcelona
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out5 - Sergio Busquets
    Substitution - In28 - Nico González
    Barcelona
    Barcelona
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out16 - Pedri
    Substitution - In14 - Philippe Coutinho
    68'
  • Luuk de Jong is Barca's last departure. Fati comes on.
    Barcelona
    Barcelona
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out17 - Luuk de Jong
    Substitution - In10 - Ansu Fati
    68'
  • GOAL! BENFICA 2-0 BARCELONA! Barca's chances go from bad to worse as Benfica score straight after the visitors' changes! Joao Mario plays a one-two with Yaremchuk to race into the box and force a save from Ter Stegen. The ball rebounds to Rafa who arrows into an empty net!
    Benfica
    Goal
    BEF - Rafa
    69'
  • Weigl is shown the yellow card for a poor tackle on Gavi.
    Benfica
    Yellow Card
    BEF - Julian Weigl
    72'
  • Benfica substitution. Grimaldo makes way for club captain Almeida.
    Benfica
    Benfica
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out3 - Alejandro Grimaldo
    Substitution - In34 - André Almeida
    75'
  • Yaremchuk gets an early rest. The Moroccan midfielder Taarabt comes on.
    Benfica
    Benfica
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out15 - Roman Yaremchuk
    Substitution - In49 - Adel Taarabt
    76'
  • Dest receives a yellow card for handling the ball. Nunez will now have the chance to put Benfica 3-0 up...
    Barcelona
    Yellow Card
    BAR - Sergiño Dest
    78'
  • GOAL! BENFICA 3-0 BARCELONA! Nunez steps up and dispatches his penalty coolly into the bottom right corner, sending Ter Stegen the wrong way and grabbing his second goal of the game. Koeman watches on with the grimace of a man who knows his days are numbered.
    Benfica
    Goal
    BEF - Darwin Núñez
    79'
  • Benfica get the party started, making a few changes to wind down the clock. Pizzi replaces Rafa.
    Benfica
    Benfica
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out27 - Rafa
    Substitution - In21 - Pizzi
    Benfica
    Benfica
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out9 - Darwin Núñez
    Substitution - In88 - Gonçalo Ramos
    86'
  • Gonzalez slides in on Joao Mario to become the latest Barca player to get booked. Barca are being humbled here.
    Barcelona
    Yellow Card
    BAR - Nico González
    86'
  • RED CARD FOR GARCIA! Garcia receives a second yellow card for hauling down Ramos seconds after he came on. The defender's dismissed and Barca will have to see out the remainder of this game with 10 men.
    Barcelona
    Red Card
    BAR - Eric García
    87'
  • Barca make a substitution to shore up their defence following Garcia's dismissal. Mingueza replaces Roberto.
    Barcelona
    Barcelona
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out20 - Sergi Roberto
    Substitution - In22 - Óscar Mingueza
    89'
FT
Benfica
Game Stats
Barcelona
40%
Possession
60%
12
Shots
8
6
Shots (On goal)
1
4
Corners
5
0
Saves
3
12
Fouls
15

Lineups

99
Odysseas Vlachodimos
4
Lucas Veríssimo
30
Nicolás Otamendi
5
Jan Vertonghen
22
Valentino Lazaro
28
Julian Weigl
20
João Mário
3
Alejandro Grimaldo
27
Rafa
15
Roman Yaremchuk
9
Darwin Núñez
2x
Benfica
3-4-3
1
Marc-André ter Stegen
24
Eric García
3
Gerard Piqué
4
Ronald Araújo
20
Sergi Roberto
21
Frenkie de Jong
5
Sergio Busquets
2
Sergiño Dest
16
Pedri
17
Luuk de Jong
9
Memphis
Barcelona
3-4-1-2

Team Stats

Benfica

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
000
ForwardsGASFCFW
86'
69'
10122
86'
3',
79'
20610
76'
00203
MidfieldersGASFCFW
01041
00123
75'
00010
46'
00001
SubstitutesGASFCFW
46'(Valentino Lazaro)
00011
75'(Alejandro Grimaldo)
00000
76'(Roman Yaremchuk)
00000
86'(Rafa)
00000
86'(Darwin Núñez)
00001
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--

Barcelona

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
033
ForwardsGASFCFW
00012
68'
00111
68'
00210
MidfieldersGASFCFW
00030
00102
89'
00000
68'
00003
DefendersGASFCFW
00001
00130
33'
00020
SubstitutesGASFCFW
33'(Gerard Piqué)
00021
68'(Luuk de Jong)
00011
68'(Sergio Busquets)
00010
68'(Pedri)
00001
89'(Sergi Roberto)
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
000--

Team Ranks

Benfica
Game Stats
Barcelona
40%
Possession
60%
12
Shots
8
6
Shots (On goal)
1
4
Corners
5
0
Saves
3
12
Fouls
15