Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 15h20

The eagles hit the ground running in the Youth League

Football

Benfica hosted and beat Bayern by 3-0 in matchday 1 of UEFA's competition for U-19 teams.

With a very capable performance, Benfica had the upper hand over Bayern in matchday 1 of the Youth League group and won by 3-0 at Caixa Futebol Campus.

Assisted by Gonçalo Loureiro, Jota entered the German penalty box and put the ball in the back of the net at 14' (1-0).

Shortly after, the Eagles extend their lead to 2-0, a goal scored by Gonçalo Ramos (18') after an assist from Úmaro Embaló.

Close to the final whistle (83'), Jota completed his brace with a right-footed shot (3-0).

Group E standings

Place Team GF-GA Points
1.º Ajax 6-0 3
2.º BENFICA 3-0 3
3.º Bayern  0-3 0
4.º AEK 0-6 0

 

Text: João Sanches

Pics: Isabel Cutileiro / SL Benfica

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