Benfica 5 – 1 Bruges: Benfica exhibits itself against Bruges with a win and certifies its pass to the quarterfinals of the Champions League

He Benfica confirmed his role as favorite in his round of 16 tie after getting a great win against witches. The Portuguese team cemented their victory from the first half, where they went ahead to the locker room and made impossible the dream of the Belgians by being in the quarterfinals. [Narración y estadísticas del partido: Benfica 5 – 1 Brujas]

The Lisbon team was very superior at all times during the tie and gave the rudder in front of their fans. the goals of Rafael Silva and Goncalo Ramos they decanted Benfica’s classification in the first forty-five minutes, so they dedicated themselves to concluding their classification in the second.

Shortly after returning from the locker room, it was Gonçalo Ramos himself who sealed the match. With everything resolved, the roger schmidt They dedicated themselves to expanding their scoring account. They did it through Joao Marior, who scored from the penalty spot, and David Neres. The goal of honor for Bruges was achieved Meijer a few minutes from the end.

uncontested domain

It didn’t take Benfica much to knock down the wall of simon mignolet. The Bruges goalkeeper withstood the attacks from the Portuguese as long as he could, but he couldn’t with the one finished by Rafa Silva. With the Belgian team looking to equalize the tie, the Lisbon team ended the rival resistance in a counterattack that ended with the goal of the Portuguese attacker.

Shortly before the break, Gonçalo Ramos, assistant in the first goal, was going to give Bruges a bath of cold water. The forward did not forgive after a great individual move when he left three defenses and defined masterfully. Said goal ends any hint of visitor hope.

Benfica did not put the brakes on in the second half. Roger Schmidt’s team continued to overwhelm the rival goal. The result of this was the third for the Lisbon team in the game. Once again the Portuguese talent Gonçalo Ramos was the protagonist after finishing off a service from the first touch Grimaldo.

Even with its troops withdrawn, Bruges could not contain the offensive gale of its rival. A penalty from Sylla transformed him from eleven meters Joao Mario signing the poker of his team, who smacked their lips with his future presence in the quarterfinals of the Champions League.

The finishing touch for Benfica was put by David Neres. The brand new signing this summer put his hand with some suspense. In the first instance, the referee annulled it for offside, although shortly after the VAR validated it. With time almost up, Maijer managed to score the goal of honor for the Belgians and thus leave empty-handed.

Benfica 5 – 1 Bruges

Benfica: Vlachodimos; Bah (Gilberto, min.63), Silva (Veríssimo, min. 88), Otamendi (Morato, min.75), and Grimaldo; Florentino and Chiquinho (Neres, min.63); João Mário (Neves, min.74), Aursnes and Rafa; Goncalo Ramos.

witches: Mignolet; Mata (Odoi, min.62), Mechele and Sylla; Buchanan, Nielsen, Vananken (Rits, min. 74), Sowah (Nusa, min.75) and Meijer; Lang (Onyedika, min.46) and Yaremchuk (Jutglà, min.62).

Goals: 1-0, min.37: Rafa; 2-0, min.45: Gonçalo Ramos; 3-0, min.57: Gonçalo Ramos; 4-0, min.71: João Mário; 5-0, min.77: David Neres. 5-1, min.86: Meijer.

Referee: Halil Umut Meler (TUR). He showed a yellow card to Otamendi for Benfica and to Yaremchuk, Lang, Sylla, Meijer for Club Brugge.

Incidents: Second leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League played at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon before 60,960 spectators.

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