UEFA Champions League

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

  • 26': Robert Lewandowski
  • 32': Serge Gnabry
  • 49': Leroy Sané
  • 61': Robert Lewandowski
  • 84': Robert Lewandowski
FT
5 - 2
  • 38': Morato
  • 74': Darwin Núñez

Robert Lewandowski's hat trick steers Bayern Munich into Champions League knockouts

Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trickand missed a penalty in his 100th Champions League appearance as Bayern Munich crushed Benfica 5-2.

Match Commentary

  • 26': Goal! FC Bayern München 1, Benfica 0. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kingsley Coman.
  • 32': Goal! FC Bayern München 2, Benfica 0. Serge Gnabry (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski.
  • 38': Goal! FC Bayern München 2, Benfica 1. Morato (Benfica) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alejandro Grimaldo with a cross following a set piece situation.
  • 45': Lucas Veríssimo (Benfica) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.
  • 45'+1': Penalty saved! Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 45': Second Half begins FC Bayern München 2, Benfica 1.
  • 49': Goal! FC Bayern München 3, Benfica 1. Leroy Sané (FC Bayern München) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alphonso Davies with a headed pass.
  • 50': Dayot Upamecano (FC Bayern München) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 61': Goal! FC Bayern München 4, Benfica 1. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Leroy Sané following a fast break.
  • 64': Substitution, Benfica. Diogo Gonçalves replaces Éverton.
  • 64': Substitution, Benfica. Darwin Núñez replaces Roman Yaremchuk.
  • 64': Substitution, Benfica. Rafa replaces Pizzi.
  • 64': Substitution, FC Bayern München. Jamal Musiala replaces Kingsley Coman.
  • 65': Substitution, FC Bayern München. Omar Richards replaces Alphonso Davies.
  • 69': Tanguy Nianzou (FC Bayern München) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 72': Substitution, FC Bayern München. Marcel Sabitzer replaces Joshua Kimmich.
  • 72': Substitution, FC Bayern München. Thomas Müller replaces Leroy Sané.
  • 74': Goal! FC Bayern München 4, Benfica 2. Darwin Núñez (Benfica) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by João Mário with a through ball following a fast break.
  • 77': Substitution, Benfica. Paulo Bernardo replaces João Mário.
  • 77': Substitution, Benfica. Gonçalo Ramos replaces Alejandro Grimaldo.
  • 84': Goal! FC Bayern München 5, Benfica 2. Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Manuel Neuer.
  • 85': Substitution, FC Bayern München. Bouna Sarr replaces Serge Gnabry.
  • 90'+4': Second Half ends, FC Bayern München 5, Benfica 2.

Game Information

Competition: UEFA Champions League

Venue: Allianz Arena
Location: München, Germany
Attendance: 50,000

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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5 Fouls 15
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
4 Offsides 3
1 Corner Kicks 10
7 Saves 0
34.5 Possession 65.5
7 SHOTS 24
2 ON GOAL 12
0.3 On Target % 0.5
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 1
268 Accurate Passes 583
335 Passes 643
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.9
3 Accurate Crosses 7
9 Crosses 22
0.3 Cross % 0.3
54 Long Balls 42
29 Accurate Long Balls 31
0.5 Long Balls % 0.7
2 Blocked Shots 5
6 Effective Tackles 12
16 Tackles 26
0.4 Tackle % 0.5
9 Interceptions 10
18 Effective Clearances 4
18 Clearances 4

Line-Ups

MUN Bayern Munich (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
1 Manuel Neuer (GK)
23 Tanguy Nianzou Yellow Card
2 Dayot Upamecano Yellow Card
19 Alphonso Davies
5 Benjamin Pavard
7 Serge Gnabry
6 Joshua Kimmich
8 Leon Goretzka
9 Robert Lewandowski
10 Leroy Sané
11 Kingsley Coman

BEN Benfica (3-4-2-1)

No. Name
99 Odisseas Vlachodimos (GK)
5 Jan Vertonghen
91 Morato
4 Lucas Verissimo Yellow Card
20 João Mário
11 Souahilo Meïté
3 Alejandro Grimaldo
2 Gilberto
15 Roman Yaremchuk
7 Everton
21 Pizzi

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