12 February 2019, 13h43
*Local time, minus three hours in mainland Portugal
Benfica's starting XI with the lowest average age of the Europa League Round of 32
Two of the six Academy players who were starters against Galatasaray, João Félix and Florentino (both with 19 years) were the youngest elements of the team fielded by Bruno Lage.
The youngest debutants in the Europa League round
Between the centre-backs and midfielders who amassed their first match as a starter in the European competition round of 32, Ferro (21 years old) and Florentino (19), from Benfica, were the youngest ones.
Seferovic: “I have got a great team that delivers me the ball with quality”
The Benfica forward continues in red-hot form and scored the winner against against Galatasaray (1-2).
Rúben Dias: "We are winning at the end of the 1st half, that is all"
The red centre-back was pleased with the win achieved in Istanbul (1-2), but he remembered that there is still a 2nd half to play.
Florentino: “Happy, but not overexcited”
Dream debut as a starter for the eagles' midfielder in the European competition, in Benfica's win over Galatasaray (1-2), in what was the first red victory on Turkish soil.