21 January 2022, 18h00
90'+8' The match is over: Benfica wins in Arouca by 0-2.
90'+5' Yellow card for Kouassi.
90'+3' Yellow card for Abdoulaye.
90'+2' GOAL! BENFICA! GONÇALO RAMOS! Grimaldo takes the free kick and Gonçalo Ramos buries the ball on the back of the net.
90'+1' Quaresma sees the yellow card after fouling Everton.
90' Added time: eight minutes.
87'Substitutions for Arouca: Arsénio out, Pité in.
75'Substitutions for Benfica: Darwin and Paulo Bernardo come off, Gonçalo Ramos and Taarabt come on.
69' Substitution for Benfica: Rafa comes off and is replaced by Diogo Gonçalves.
66' Substitution for Arouca: David Simão out, Eugeni in.
56' Yellow card for Pedro Moreira.
55' Goal opportunity for Benfica: Rafa receives a pass in the box, takes a shot but his denied by Victor Braga.
51' Substitutions for Arouca: Adílio and Leandro come off, Pedro Moreira and Antony come on.
46' Yellow card shown to Adílio for fouling Otamendi.
46' The second half has started!
46' Substitution for Benfica: Yaremchuk comes off, Everton comes on.
45'+1' The first half ends. Benfica wins in Arouca by 0-1.
45' Injury time: one minute.
41' The Benfica goalkeeper saves the penalty taken by Basso.
40' Penalty for Arouca. Odysseas fouled Arsénio inside the box.
32' GOAL! BENFICA! DARWIN! The forward does not miss from the penalty spot. It is the 15th goal from the Uruguayan international in the edition of the Liga Bwin.
31' Darwin speeds down the left, enters the box and is fouled by Basso. Penalty for Benfica!
9' Goal opportunity for Benfica: Darwin goes past the goalkeeper and takes a shot but the effort is blocked by Quaresma.
1' The match is underway!
Estádio Municipal de Arouca
|Odysseas, Valentino, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Grimaldo, Weigl, Paulo Bernardo, João Mário, Rafa, Darwin and Yaremchuk
|Helton, Gilberto, André Almeida, Morato, Taarabt, Pizzi, Diogo Gonçalves, Everton and Gonçalo Ramos
|Victor Braga, Thales Oleques, Basso, Abdoulaye, Quaresma, Eboue Kouassi, Leandro, David Simão, Adílio, Arsénio and Bukia
|Zubas, Brunão, Altman, Pité, Or Dasa, Pedro Moreira, Eugeni, Antony and Tiago Esgaio
|Goals from Benfica|
Goalkeepers: Helton Leite and Odysseas;
Defenders: Vertonghen, Otamendi, André Almeida, Morato, Grimaldo, Gilberto and Valentino;
Midfielders: Julian Weigl, Diogo Gonçalves, Pizzi, Everton, Rafa, João Mário, Adel Taarabt, Gil Dias and Paulo Bernardo;
Forwards: Darwin, Yaremchuk and Gonçalo Ramos.
Last training before the trip to Arouca
Benfica, under Nélson Veríssimo, held out on Thursday morning, at Benfica Campus, the last work session before the departure to Arouca. The game from matchday 19 of the Liga Bwin is scheduled for 7 pm on January 21, at the Estádio Municipal de Arouca.
Liga Bwin: X-ray of the Arouca-Benfica match