Thursday, February 14, 2019, 20h37

Several academy players in a historic success

Football

With six players made in Caixa Futebol Campus in the starting XI, Benfica won in Turkey for the first time (1-2), away at Galatasaray.

With six academy graduates in the starting XI, three of which in their UEFA competitions debut (Ferro, Yuri Ribeiro, and Florentino, who joined Rúben Dias, Gedson and João Félix), a historic Benfica made more history after winning in Turkey for the first time: 1-2 away at Galatasaray, in the 1st leg of the Europa League Round of 32.

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

The match from the 2nd leg of the tie is scheduled for 8:00 pm on February 21 (Thursday) at Estádio da Luz.

Oferta Bilhetes Benfica Galatasaray

Text: João Sanches

Pics: João Paulo Trindade / SL Benfica

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