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UEFA Champions League, 6-round, group stage, 10.12.19 15:00

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FT
17'
19'
43'
    (Pizzi)  Franco Cervi
47'
55'
56'
    Pizzi
58'
79'
Statistics
Shots
16
 
 
 
3
Shots on target
7
 
 
 
1
Shots Blocked
3
 
 
 
0
Saves
1
 
 
 
4
Possession %
63
 
 
 
37
Corner
8
 
 
 
6
Fouls
9
 
 
 
13
Offsides
0
 
 
 
2
Yellow cards
1
 
 
 
3
Red cards
0
 
 
 
1
Counterattacks
2
 
 
 
2
Free Kicks
15
 
 
 
9
Goal Kicks
4
 
 
 
12
Throw Ins
16
 
 
 
13
Crosses
30
 
 
 
14
Treatment
0
 
 
 
0
H: 51% (853) D: 22% (370) A: 26% (438)
Match preview
Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica (da Luz)  Lisbon, Portugal ​   +13°C  partly cloudy
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Match Events

90+4
 
Benfica with a deserved victory after a fine display
 
90+4
That's it! The referee blows the final whistle
 
90+4
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 63%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 37%.
 
90+4
 
Francisco Ferreira relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
90+4
 
Sardar Azmoun puts in a dangerous cross...
 
90+4
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
90+4
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
90+3
 
Pizzi from Benfica crosses the ball, but his team mate arrives a little late and can't benefit from it.
 
90+3
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
90+3
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
90+2
 
Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
90+2
 
Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
90+2
 
Pizzi from Benfica takes a short corner kick from the right.
 
90+2
 
Danger averted there as Wilmar Barrios from Zenit St. Petersburg clears the danger with a good tackle
 
90+2
 
Chiquinho from Benfica takes the ball forward trying to make something happen...
 
90+1
 
Benfica start a counter attack
 
90+1
 
Francisco Ferreira relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
90+1
 
Igor Smolnikov crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
90+1
 
Ruben Dias controls the ball with his hand
 
90+1
 
The fourth official shows there are [injury_time] minute(s) of time to be added
 
90+1
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
90
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
90
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
90
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 63%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 37%.
 
89
Oleg Shatov is leaving the field to be replaced by Robert Mak in a tactical substitution.
 
89
Vinicius is leaving the field to be replaced by Caio in a tactical substitution.
 
88
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
88
 
Wilmar Barrios relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
88
 
Alex Grimaldo from Benfica swings in the corner from the right.
 
88
 
Andreas Samaris takes the free-kick but it is blocked by the wall
 
86
 
The referee signals a free kick as Yordan Osorio from Zenit St. Petersburg trips Vinicius
 
86
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
85
 
Wilmar Barrios relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
85
 
Alex Grimaldo delivers a teasing cross into the box...
 
85
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
85
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 62%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 38%.
 
85
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
84
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
84
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
83
 
The referee signals a free kick as Adel Taarabt from Benfica trips Aleksei Sutormin
 
83
 
Pizzi from Benfica directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
83
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
83
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
82
 
Igor Smolnikov from Zenit St. Petersburg takes a short corner kick from the right.
 
82
 
Igor Smolnikov from Zenit St. Petersburg passes the ball in the box, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
82
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
82
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
81
Franco Cervi is leaving the field to be replaced by Haris Seferovic in a tactical substitution.
 
81
Gabriel is leaving the field to be replaced by Andreas Samaris in a tactical substitution.
 
80
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 62%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 38%.
 
79
G O O O A A A L - Sardar Azmoun holds his head in his hands as he puts the ball past his own goalkeeper!
 
79
 
Pizzi from Benfica swings in the corner from the left.
 
79
 
Should have been a goal! Vinicius gets a great chance to score, but his effort is turned behind by Mikhail Kerzhakov!
 
79
 
Pizzi from Benfica puts in a great cross...
 
79
 
Pizzi from Benfica takes the ball forward trying to make something happen...
 
79
 
Benfica start a counter attack
 
78
 
Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
78
 
Oleg Shatov from Zenit St. Petersburg passes the ball in the box, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
78
 
Oleg Shatov from Zenit St. Petersburg takes the ball forward trying to make something happen...
 
78
 
Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
78
 
Ruben Dias relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
78
 
Oleg Shatov from Zenit St. Petersburg swings in the corner from the left.
 
78
 
Sardar Azmoun connects well on the volley but the shot is saved and goes behind for a corner kick
 
78
 
Aleksei Sutormin from Zenit St. Petersburg heads the ball to a team mate.
 
77
 
Oleg Shatov from Zenit St. Petersburg swings in the corner from the right.
 
77
 
Aleksei Sutormin from Zenit St. Petersburg sees his pass blocked by an opponent.
 
77
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
77
 
Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
76
 
Space opens up for Tomas Tavares but his finish goes wide of the target. Could have done better there.
 
76
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
76
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
75
 
Dangerous challenge by Alex Grimaldo from Benfica. Mikhail Kerzhakov on the receiving end of that.
 
75
 
That's a great ball by Alex Grimaldo from Benfica. He directs the ball behind the defence, but the chance eventually goes begging
 
75
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 63%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 37%.
 
75
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
74
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
74
 
Vyacheslav Karavaev from Zenit St. Petersburg is ruled offside
 
74
 
Ruben Dias relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
74
 
Vyacheslav Karavaev puts in a dangerous cross...
 
73
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
73
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
73
 
Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
72
 
Space opens up for Vinicius but his finish goes wide of the target. Could have done better there.
 
72
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
72
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
72
 
Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
72
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
71
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
71
 
Adel Taarabt from Benfica directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
71
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
70
 
Adel Taarabt from Benfica directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
70
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
70
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
70
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 64%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 36%.
 
70
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
69
 
The referee signals a free kick as Franco Cervi from Benfica trips Wilmar Barrios
 
69
 
That's a great ball by Alex Grimaldo from Benfica. He directs the ball behind the defence, but the chance eventually goes begging
 
69
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
69
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
68
 
That's a great ball by Pizzi from Benfica. He directs the ball behind the defence, but the chance eventually goes begging
 
68
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
68
 
Safe hands from Mikhail Kerzhakov as he comes out and claims the ball
 
68
 
Gabriel from Benfica swings a cross into the box...
 
67
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
67
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
67
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
66
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
66
 
Artem Dzyuba from Zenit St. Petersburg is ruled offside
 
66
 
Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
66
Aleksandr Yerokhin is leaving the field to be replaced by Aleksei Sutormin in a tactical substitution.
 
65
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 63%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 37%.
 
65
 
Space opens up for Chiquinho but his finish goes wide of the target. Could have done better there.
 
65
 
Sardar Azmoun relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
65
 
Pizzi from Benfica swings in the corner from the right.
 
64
 
What a chance! Franco Cervi looks odds on to score, but his effort is cleared off the line!
 
64
 
Pizzi from Benfica makes a great pass and space opens up...
 
64
 
Could be a good chance here as Gabriel from Benfica cuts the opponents defense open with a through ball...
 
64
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
64
 
Vinicius from Benfica sees his pass blocked by an opponent.
 
64
 
Could be a good chance here as Gabriel from Benfica cuts the opponents defense open with a through ball...
 
63
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
63
 
Alex Grimaldo tries his luck from distance but his effort ends up safely in the hands of Mikhail Kerzhakov
 
63
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
62
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
62
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
62
 
Sardar Azmoun from Zenit St. Petersburg goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Gabriel
 
61
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
61
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
61
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
61
 
Oleg Shatov from Zenit St. Petersburg directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
60
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
60
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
60
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 63%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 37%.
 
60
Magomed Ozdoev is leaving the field to be replaced by Igor Smolnikov in a tactical substitution.
 
58
G O O O A A A L - Pizzi from Benfica puts it away from the penalty spot!
 
56
Douglas Santos gets his 2nd yellow card and is sent off
 
56
 
PENALTY! - Douglas Santos handles the ball in the penalty box! Heavy protests from Douglas Santos but the ref is uninterested.
 
56
 
Alex Grimaldo from Benfica swings a cross into the box...
 
56
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
56
 
Yordan Osorio relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
56
 
Franco Cervi from Benfica chips the ball into the penalty box.
 
55
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
55
Aleksandr Yerokhin is shown a yellow card by the referee
 
55
 
Aleksandr Yerokhin from Zenit St. Petersburg goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Adel Taarabt
 
55
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 60%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 40%.
 
55
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
54
 
Wilmar Barrios relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
54
 
Alex Grimaldo from Benfica swings in the corner from the right.
 
54
 
Tomas Tavares from Benfica tries to pick out a team-mate in the area but his cross is blocked by an opponent.
 
54
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
53
 
A shot by Adel Taarabt is blocked
 
53
 
Sardar Azmoun relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
53
 
Pizzi puts in a dangerous cross...
 
53
 
Pizzi from Benfica takes a short corner kick from the left.
 
53
 
It's a good hit from long range by Gabriel who forces a save from Mikhail Kerzhakov. Corner kick.
 
52
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
52
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
52
 
Wilmar Barrios is penalised for pushing Adel Taarabt
 
52
 
Francisco Ferreira relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
52
 
The ball is crossed into the area by Vyacheslav Karavaev from Zenit St. Petersburg ...
 
51
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
51
 
Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
51
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
51
 
Artem Dzyuba from Zenit St. Petersburg directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
50
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
50
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
50
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
50
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 59%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 41%.
 
50
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
49
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
49
 
Artem Dzyuba from Zenit St. Petersburg tries to head the ball to a team mate, but his team mate fails to benefit from it.
 
49
 
The ball is crossed into the area by Vyacheslav Karavaev from Zenit St. Petersburg ...
 
49
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
49
 
The referee signals a free kick as Franco Cervi from Benfica trips Aleksandr Yerokhin
 
48
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
48
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
48
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
47
 
Pizzi provided the assist for the goal.
 
47
G O O O A A A L - Franco Cervi from Benfica taps the ball in! An easy finish for Franco Cervi
 
47
 
Pizzi of Benfica passes the ball to a team mate.
 
47
 
Could be a good chance here as Vinicius from Benfica cuts the opponents defense open with a through ball...
 
46
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
46
The second half is underway
 
45+1
 
The two sides have been very evenly matched in the 1st half
 
45+1
It's over! The referee blows for half time
 
45+1
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 58%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 42%.
 
45+1
 
Yordan Osorio from Zenit St. Petersburg directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
45
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
45
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
45
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 59%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 41%.
 
45
 
Adel Taarabt from Benfica directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
44
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
44
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
44
 
Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
43
 
That's a great ball by Alex Grimaldo from Benfica. He directs the ball behind the defence, but the chance eventually goes begging
 
43
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
43
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
43
After a tactical foul, Magomed Ozdoev sees no other way than stopping the counter and receives a yellow card.
 
43
 
The referee signals a free kick as Magomed Ozdoev from Zenit St. Petersburg trips Adel Taarabt
 
43
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
42
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
42
 
Dangerous challenge by Ruben Dias from Benfica. Artem Dzyuba on the receiving end of that.
 
41
 
Safe hands from Mikhail Kerzhakov as he comes out and claims the ball
 
41
 
Alex Grimaldo puts in a dangerous cross...
 
41
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
41
 
Artem Dzyuba is penalised for pushing Ruben Dias
 
40
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
40
 
Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
40
 
Pizzi from Benfica crosses the ball, but it goes out for a goal kick.
 
40
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 59%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 41%.
 
40
 
Gabriel from Benfica directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
39
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
39
 
The referee signals a free kick as Sardar Azmoun from Zenit St. Petersburg trips Gabriel
 
39
 
Branislav Ivanovic relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
39
 
Franco Cervi delivers a teasing cross into the box...
 
39
 
Branislav Ivanovic relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
39
 
Ruben Dias puts in a cross...
 
38
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
38
 
Safe hands from Odisseas Vlachodimos as he comes out and claims the ball
 
38
 
Oleg Shatov puts in a cross...
 
38
 
Goal kick for Benfica
 
37
 
Sardar Azmoun from Zenit St. Petersburg sends a shot inches wide of the post. Close!
 
37
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
37
 
The referee signals a free kick as Alex Grimaldo from Benfica trips Wilmar Barrios
 
37
 
Pizzi from Benfica directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
37
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
36
 
Artem Dzyuba from Zenit St. Petersburg directs the ball behind the defence, but the keeper reads the play well and comes to claim it
 
36
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
36
 
Magomed Ozdoev relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
36
 
Pizzi from Benfica swings a cross into the box...
 
36
 
Douglas Santos relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
36
 
Pizzi from Benfica swings in the corner from the right.
 
35
 
Douglas Santos clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
35
 
Franco Cervi puts in a cross...
 
35
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
35
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
35
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
35
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 57%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 43%.
 
34
 
Goal kick for Benfica
 
34
 
Sardar Azmoun fails to find the target with a shot from outside the box
 
34
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
34
 
Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
34
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
34
 
Ruben Dias relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
34
 
Vyacheslav Karavaev from Zenit St. Petersburg sends a deflected cross into the box.
 
34
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
33
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
33
 
Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
33
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
32
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
32
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
32
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
32
 
Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
32
 
Chiquinho from Benfica sees his pass blocked by an opponent.
 
31
 
Could be a good chance here as Pizzi from Benfica cuts the opponents defense open with a through ball...
 
31
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
31
 
The referee signals a free kick as Sardar Azmoun from Zenit St. Petersburg trips Gabriel
 
31
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
30
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
30
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 55%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 45%.
 
30
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
30
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
29
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
29
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
29
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
29
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
29
 
Pizzi from Benfica directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
28
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
28
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
28
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
28
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
28
 
Goal kick for Benfica
 
27
 
Sardar Azmoun from Zenit St. Petersburg passes the ball, but his team mate can't benefit from it.
 
27
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
27
 
Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
27
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
27
 
Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
27
 
Alex Grimaldo from Benfica crosses the ball, but it goes out for a goal kick.
 
26
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
26
 
Obstruction as Wilmar Barrios cuts off the run of Adel Taarabt. A free-kick is awarded.
 
26
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
26
 
Aleksandr Yerokhin from Zenit St. Petersburg tries to pick out a team-mate in the area but his cross is blocked by an opponent.
 
25
 
Zenit St. Petersburg start a counter attack
 
25
 
Branislav Ivanovic relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
25
 
Alex Grimaldo puts in a dangerous cross...
 
25
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 55%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 45%.
 
25
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
24
 
Dangerous challenge by Magomed Ozdoev from Zenit St. Petersburg. Alex Grimaldo on the receiving end of that.
 
24
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
24
 
Pizzi from Benfica directs the ball behind the defence, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
23
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
23
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
23
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
23
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
23
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
22
 
Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
22
 
Tomas Tavares from Benfica crosses the ball, but it goes out for a goal kick.
 
22
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
21
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
21
 
Safe hands from Mikhail Kerzhakov as he comes out and claims the ball
 
21
 
Pizzi puts in a cross...
 
21
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
21
 
Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
21
 
Adel Taarabt relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
21
 
Oleg Shatov from Zenit St. Petersburg swings in the corner from the right.
 
20
 
Danger averted there as Franco Cervi from Benfica clears the danger with a good tackle
 
20
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
20
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 57%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 43%.
 
20
 
Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
19
After a tactical foul, Gabriel sees no other way than stopping the counter and receives a yellow card.
 
19
 
Gabriel from Benfica goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Artem Dzyuba
 
19
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
19
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
19
 
That's a great ball by Pizzi from Benfica. He directs the ball behind the defence, but the chance eventually goes begging
 
19
 
Benfica take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
18
 
Alex Grimaldo sends a direct free kick on target, but Mikhail Kerzhakov has it under control
 
17
After a tactical foul, Douglas Santos sees no other way than stopping the counter and receives a yellow card.
 
17
 
Douglas Santos from Zenit St. Petersburg goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Pizzi
 
17
 
Douglas Santos could cost his team a goal after a defensive blunder.
 
17
 
Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
16
 
Space opens up for Chiquinho but his finish goes wide of the target. Could have done better there.
 
16
 
Could be a good chance here as Pizzi from Benfica cuts the opponents defense open with a through ball...
 
16
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
16
 
Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
16
 
Pizzi fails to find the target with a shot from outside the box
 
16
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
15
 
Tomas Tavares from Benfica tries to pick out a team-mate in the area but his cross is blocked by an opponent.
 
15
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
15
 
Ball possession: Benfica: 53%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 47%.
 
15
 
A shot by Vinicius is blocked
 
15
 
Alex Grimaldo of Benfica passes the ball to a team mate.
 
14
 
Adel Taarabt puts in a cross...
 
14
 
Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
14
 
Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
13
 
Francisco Ferreira relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
13
 
Oleg Shatov from Zenit St. Petersburg swings in the corner from the right.
 
13
 
Ruben Dias clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
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Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
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Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
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Pizzi from Benfica crosses the ball, but it goes out for a goal kick.
 
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Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
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Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
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Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
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Francisco Ferreira relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
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Wilmar Barrios from Zenit St. Petersburg swings in the corner from the left.
 
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Tomas Tavares clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
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Ball possession: Benfica: 59%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 41%.
 
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Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
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Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
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Benfica take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
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Branislav Ivanovic relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
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Alex Grimaldo puts in a dangerous cross...
 
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Pizzi from Benfica takes a short corner kick from the left.
 
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Branislav Ivanovic clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
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Vinicius puts in a dangerous cross...
 
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Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
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Goal kick for Benfica
 
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Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
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Artem Dzyuba from Zenit St. Petersburg tries to pick out a team-mate in the area but his cross is blocked by an opponent.
 
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Zenit St. Petersburg is trying to create something here.
 
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The referee signals a free kick as Ruben Dias from Benfica trips Artem Dzyuba
 
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Zenit St. Petersburg start a counter attack
 
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Mikhail Kerzhakov relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
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Franco Cervi delivers a teasing cross into the box...
 
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Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
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Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
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Zenit St. Petersburg take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
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Ball possession: Benfica: 70%, Zenit St. Petersburg: 30%.
 
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Benfica take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
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Vinicius from Benfica tries to pick out a team-mate in the area but his cross is blocked by an opponent.
 
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Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
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Benfica take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
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Benfica take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
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Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
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Goal kick for Zenit St. Petersburg
 
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Adel Taarabt fails to find the target with a shot from outside the box
 
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Benfica is trying to create something here.
 
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Wilmar Barrios controls the ball with his hand
 
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Zenit St. Petersburg is in control of the ball.
 
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Benfica is in control of the ball.
 
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The pitch is in fantastic condition today and the players are enjoying the surface.
 
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Welcome to tonights game where the floodlight surrounds the pitch.
 
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Zenit St. Petersburg kick-off, and the game is underway.
 
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The referee starts the match
 
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Before we get underway, the players and crowd observe a minute's silence.
 
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Welcome to today's crucial game from Estadio da Luz. We are awaiting the arrival of both teams, in anticipation of a great match!