UEFA Champions League

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

  • 3': Darwin Núñez
  • 69': Rafa
  • 79': Darwin Núñez (P)
FT
3 - 0
  • Red Card 87': Eric García

Barcelona beaten by Benfica in Champions League as Koeman pressure mounts

Barcelona's fortunes took another downward turn after Benfica beat the beleaguered Catalan club in Champions League group stage action on Wednesday.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 3': Goal! Benfica 1, Barcelona 0. Darwin Núñez (Benfica) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Julian Weigl.
  • 12': Gerard Piqué (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 33': Substitution, Barcelona. Gavi replaces Gerard Piqué because of an injury.
  • 33': Nicolás Otamendi (Benfica) is shown the yellow card.
  • 45'+1': Substitution, Benfica. Gilberto replaces Valentino Lazaro because of an injury.
  • 54': Eric García (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 56': Rafa (Benfica) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 62': Alejandro Grimaldo (Benfica) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 68': Substitution, Barcelona. Nico González replaces Sergio Busquets.
  • 68': Substitution, Barcelona. Philippe Coutinho replaces Pedri.
  • 68': Substitution, Barcelona. Ansu Fati replaces Luuk de Jong.
  • 69': Goal! Benfica 2, Barcelona 0. Rafa (Benfica) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.
  • 72': Julian Weigl (Benfica) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 75': Substitution, Benfica. André Almeida replaces Alejandro Grimaldo.
  • 76': Substitution, Benfica. Adel Taarabt replaces Roman Yaremchuk.
  • 78': Sergiño Dest (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.
  • 79': Goal! Benfica 3, Barcelona 0. Darwin Núñez (Benfica) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
  • 86': Nico González (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 86': Substitution, Benfica. Pizzi replaces Rafa.
  • 86': Substitution, Benfica. Gonçalo Ramos replaces Darwin Núñez.
  • 87': Second yellow card to Eric García (Barcelona) for a bad foul.
  • 89': Substitution, Barcelona. Óscar Mingueza replaces Sergi Roberto.
  • 90'+4': Second Half ends, Benfica 3, Barcelona 0.

Game Information

Competition: UEFA Champions League

Venue: Estádio da Luz
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Attendance: 29,454

UEFA Champions League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+1 FC Salzburg 3 1 5
+2 Chelsea 3 2 4
-1 AC Milan 3 3 4
-2 Dinamo Zagreb 3 4 3
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Statistics

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12 Fouls 15
4 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 1
1 Offsides 4
4 Corner Kicks 5
0 Saves 3
40.4 POSSESSION 59.6
12 SHOTS 8
6 ON GOAL 1
0.5 On Target % 0.1
1 Penalty Goals 0
1 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
301 Accurate Passes 467
358 Passes 524
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.9
5 Accurate Crosses 1
12 Crosses 18
0.4 Cross % 0.1
49 Long Balls 34
34 Accurate Long Balls 23
0.7 Long Balls % 0.7
1 Blocked Shots 3
11 Effective Tackles 16
17 Tackles 25
0.6 Tackle % 0.6
13 Interceptions 9
17 Effective Clearances 6
17 Clearances 6

Line-Ups

BEN Benfica (3-4-3)

No. Name
99 Odisseas Vlachodimos (GK)
30 Nicolás Otamendi Yellow Card
5 Jan Vertonghen
4 Lucas Verissimo
20 João Mário
28 Julian Weigl
3 Alejandro Grimaldo Yellow Card
22 Valentino Lazaro
15 Roman Yaremchuk
9 Darwin Núñez
27 Rafa Yellow Card

BAR Barcelona (3-4-1-2)

No. Name
1 Marc-André ter Stegen (GK)
3 Gerard Piqué Yellow Card
4 Ronald Araújo
24 Eric García Yellow Card
5 Sergio Busquets
21 Frenkie de Jong
16 Pedri
2 Sergiño Dest Yellow Card
20 Sergi Roberto
9 Memphis Depay
17 Luuk de Jong

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