Based on an organized and incisive block in attack with a brilliant Nunez, Benfica chastised feverish, unruly (red for Garcia) and ineffective Blaugranas to sign the first victory in its history at home against the Catalan club.
Launched in the meantime, Antsu Fati entered the left area but could not recover the ball against the return of Nicolas Otamendi.
Benfica are confident and circulate the ball with serenity. The Lisbon club are just seconds away from celebrating their very first home victory against FC Barcelona.
Ronald Koeman’s men try to approach the surface of Vlachodimos, but the Lisbon collective is united.
Atmosphere of great European evenings at Estadio da Luz! The benfiquist public gives voice to support its team …
After a run-up made of small steps, the Uruguayan opened his right foot to take Marc-André Ter Stegen against the right.
On a cross from André Almeida from the left side, Gilberto Moraes placed a header from close range in the box. The ball is repelled by Dest’s right arm. The referee hesitates despite the protests of the Benfiquists …
Double change made on the side of Benfica: Alejandro Grimaldo is first replaced by André Almeida who is back after a muscle injury …
The Eagles have lost their last three matches against Spanish visitors in Lisbon and have been winless for eight matches (4 losses).