02 August 2022, 22h17

Estádio da Luz

Champions League
3rd qualifying round
(1st leg)
Final score
HT: 3-0
Benfica 4
Midtjylland 1

 16' Gonçalo Ramos
33' Gonçalo Ramos

40' Enzo

 61' Gonçalo Ramos

  78' Sisto (pk)

Benfica-Midtjylland, match from the 1st leg of the 3rd qualifying round of the Champions League. Gonçalo Ramos (3) and Enzo scored the Reds' goals in the 4-1 triumph. The 2nd leg will be played on August 9 (6:45 pm) in Denmark.


90'+4' The match is over at Estádio da Luz. Benfica win 4-1, building a good lead going into the second leg of the 3rd qualifying round at Midtjylland's home ground.

87' Substitutions for Benfica: out Neres, Chiquinho in.

79' Substitutions for Benfica: Gonçalo Ramos and Rafa come off, Yaremchuk and Henrique Araújo come in.

78' 4-1. Midtjylland scores. Sisto converts the penalty.

78' Substitution for Midtjylland.

76' Yellow card shown to Morato.

76' Penalty kick for Midtjylland. Morato fouls Paulinho.

67' Substitution for Midtjylland: Andersson comes off and is replaced by Thychosen.

GOAL: 4-0

61' 4-0. GOAL! BENFICA! GONÇALO RAMOS! Rafa crosses to Gonçalo Ramos, who receives and buries the ball in the back of the net. The hat-trick is completed!

46' The second half begins!

46' Substitutions for Midtjylland: Dreyer out, Chilufya in.

GOAL: 3-0

45''+1' Half-time at Estádio da Luz. Benfica are 3-0 up.

40' 3-0. GOAL! BENFICA! ENZO! Enzo Fernandez, Benfica's new signing, hits a perfect volley from long range and the ball flies into the bottom left corner!

GOAL: 2-0

33' 2-0. GOAL! BENFICA! GONÇALO RAMOS! Neres delivers a great cross and Gonçalo Ramos extends the lead with perfect header.

22' Otamendi is yellow carded for fouling Sisto.

18' Goal opportunity for Benfica! Outside the box, Neres cuts in and unleashes a left-footed shot that Olafsson saves. Corner for the Glorioso on the right side.

GOAL: 1-0

16' 1-0. GOAL! BENFICA! GONÇALO RAMOS! A perfect cross from Neres finds Gonçalo Ramos, who opens the scoring at Estádio da Luz with an header.

4' Benfica attacks from the left, Danish team is tightly closed.

1' The match is underway at Estádio da Luz!

Onze do Benfica

Estádio da Luz
Benfica XI
Odysseas, Gilberto, Otamendi, Morato, Grimaldo, Enzo, Florentino, Neres, João Mário, Rafa and Gonçalo Ramos
 Helton, André Almeida, Bah, Vertonghen, António Silva, Weigl, Paulo Bernardo, Chiquinho, Moreira Jr., Yaremchuk, Musa and Henrique Araújo
Midtjylland XI
 Olafsson, Dalsgaard, Sviatchenko, Juninho, Dyhr, J. Andersson, Sorensen, Charles, Dreyer, Kaba and Sisto
 Ugboh, Ousted, Gartenmann, Isaksen, Thychosen, Chilufya, Kouakou, Byskov, Ortiz Cabezas, Paulinho, Lind and Jensen
At half-time -
Refereeing team
Referee: Alejandro Hernández (Spain); Assistant referees: José Naranjo and Diego Sanchez Rojo; Fourth official: José Luis Munuera; VAR: Ricardo de Burgos; AVAR: Cesar Soto Grado



Roger Schmidt's Preview 

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Otamendi's Preview 

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Referee of the match 

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Text: Editorial Staff
Photos: Archive / SL Benfica
Last update: Tuesday, August 2, 2022

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