UEFA Champions League

Barcelona vs Benfica 2021-22 UEFA Champions League, Group Stage

Barcelona draw with Benfica as UCL round of 16 spot still on hold

Barcelona and Benfica played out a thrilling goalless draw in the Champions League in Xavi Hernandez's second match in charge.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 36': Alejandro Grimaldo (Benfica) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 49': João Mário (Benfica) is shown the yellow card.
  • 49': Gerard Piqué (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 59': Substitution, Benfica. Darwin Núñez replaces Roman Yaremchuk.
  • 59': Substitution, Benfica. Adel Taarabt replaces João Mário.
  • 66': Substitution, Barcelona. Ousmane Dembélé replaces Yusuf Demir.
  • 70': Substitution, Benfica. Pizzi replaces Éverton.
  • 70': Substitution, Benfica. Valentino Lazaro replaces Rafa.
  • 81': Substitution, Benfica. Haris Seferovic replaces Alejandro Grimaldo.
  • 86': Substitution, Barcelona. Sergiño Dest replaces Clément Lenglet.
  • 86': Substitution, Barcelona. Eric García replaces Ronald Araújo because of an injury.
  • 90'+2': Odysseas Vlachodimos (Benfica) is shown the yellow card.
  • 90'+5': Adel Taarabt (Benfica) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90'+5': Second Half ends, Barcelona 0, Benfica 0.

Game Information

Competition: UEFA Champions League

Venue: Spotify Camp Nou
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Attendance: 49,572

UEFA Champions League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+11 Atlético Madrid 6 14 0
0 Lazio 6 10 2
-1 Feyenoord Rotterdam 6 6 4
-10 Celtic 6 4 4
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Statistics

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14 Fouls 13
4 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
3 Offsides 8
3 Corner Kicks 6
3 Saves 3
34.9 Possession 65.1
7 SHOTS 14
3 ON GOAL 3
0.4 On Target % 0.2
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
256 Accurate Passes 547
348 Passes 644
0.7 Pass Completion % 0.8
1 Accurate Crosses 5
6 Crosses 22
0.2 Cross % 0.2
60 Long Balls 44
21 Accurate Long Balls 19
0.4 Long Balls % 0.4
2 Blocked Shots 4
10 Effective Tackles 13
23 Tackles 23
0.4 Tackle % 0.6
14 Interceptions 7
19 Effective Clearances 3
19 Clearances 3

Line-Ups

BAR Barcelona (3-4-2-1)

No. Name
1 Marc-André ter Stegen (GK)
3 Gerard Piqué Yellow Card
15 Clément Lenglet
4 Ronald Araújo
21 Frenkie de Jong
5 Sergio Busquets
18 Jordi Alba
11 Yusuf Demir
9 Memphis Depay
30 Gavi
28 Nicolas Gonzalez

BEN Benfica (3-4-2-1)

No. Name
99 Odisseas Vlachodimos (GK) Yellow Card
30 Nicolás Otamendi
5 Jan Vertonghen
34 André Almeida
20 João Mário Yellow Card
28 Julian Weigl
3 Alejandro Grimaldo Yellow Card
2 Gilberto
15 Roman Yaremchuk
7 Everton
27 Rafa Silva

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