Two wins and one loss. This was the balance presented by Benfica's rivals (Group G of the Champions League) in their respective championships. Leipzig and Zenit beat their opponents, while Lyon lost away at Marseille.
The first to step onto the pitch were the Germans. Leipzig traveled to Berlin to face Hertha. At Leipzig (in 4x4x2) played the following players: Gulacsi, Mukiele (80', Ampadu), Ilsanker (54', Kampl), Upamecano, Klostermann, Laimer, Sabitzer, Forsberg (73', Nkunku), Poulsen and Werner.
The German outfit has six wins, three draws and two losses in the championship. It has 21 points and sits in 2nd place in the German top-flight.
Benfica's opponent in the Champions League
|Bundesliga||Hertha-Leipzig||2-4||Werner (2), Sabitzer and Kampl|
|Ligue 1||Marseille-Lyon||2-1||Moussa Dembélé|
|Russian Superleague||Arsenal Tula-Zenit||0-1||Azmoun|
Zenit traveled to Arsenal Tula's home ground, in a game from matchday 16 of the Russian Superleague. At Zenit (in 4x4x2) played the following athletes: Kerzhakov, Karavaev, Rakitsky, Ivanovic, Santos, Barrios, Erokhin (46', Driussi), Ozdoev, Zhirkov (79', Sutormin), Azmoun and Dzyuba (90', Kuzyayev).
With this result, Zenit remains at the top spot of the Russian top-flight. It has 36 points, the result of 11 wins, three draws and two losses.
Lyon traveled to the Vélodrome and lost against the Marseille coached by André Villas Boas(2-1). At Lyon (in 4x3x3) played the following athletes: Anthony Lopes, Dubois, Andersen, Denayer, Kone, Mendes, Aouar, Reine Adelaide, Traore, Cornet and Moussa Dembélé.
With this defeat, Benfica's rivals are in the 14th place of the Ligue 1, with 16 points. Four wins, four draws and five losses.
Text: Diogo Nascimento
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