20 November 2022, 21h00


League Cup
Matchday 1
Group C
E. Amadora 2
Benfica 3
  João Silva 22'
Gustavo Henrique 90'+5'
 Musa 13'
Chiquinho 29'p
Draxler 90'

Estrela da Amadora-Benfica, Game from Matchday 1 of the League Cup Group C, at Estádio Municipal de Leiria (Dr. Magalhães Pessoa).


90'+6' Full-time.

2-3: GOAL

90'+5' 2-3. Goal. Estrela da Amadora. Gustavo Henrique.

90'+3' Substitution for Benfica: Grimaldo out, Mihailo in.

90' Added time: five minutes.

GOAL: 1-3

90' 1-3. GOAL! BENFICA! DRAXLER! Offensive play developed by Neres on the right, the Brazilian passes to Rodrigo Pinho who touches the ball to the left for Draxler’s finish.

87' Substitution for Benfica: Musa replaced by Rodrigo Pinho.

84' Substitution for Estrela da Amadora: Erivaldo Almeida out, Diogo Salomão in.

81' Neres! The Brazilian receives the ball from Gil Dias and, in the middle of the offensive area, shoots for a great save by Brígido.

79' Substitution for Benfica: Rafa replaced by Gil Dias.

76' Gustavo Henrique fouls Grimaldo and sees the yellow card.

68' Substitutions for Estrela da Amadora: Ronald and Miguel Lopes out, Hevertton and Lucão in.

56' Substitutions for Estrela da Amadora: Shinga and Jean Felipe out, Ronaldo Tavares and Gustavo Henrique in.

52' Rafa! Great shot from Benfica’s winger but Brígido saves the ball. Corner-kick for the reds.

46' The second half is underway.

46' Substitutions for Benfica: João Victor and Diogo Gonçalves out, Morato and Draxler in.

45'+2' Half-time in Leiria: Benfica leads Estrela da Amadora by 1-2.

45'+1' João Victor sees the yellow card.

39' Chiquinho sees the yellow card.

GOAL: 1-2


28' Rafa fouled by Omurwa inside the box. Penalty for Benfica!

GOAL: 1-1

22' 1-1. Goal for Estrela da Amadora, João Silva. 

21' Diogo Gonçalves fouls an opponent and sees the yellow card.

17' Musa is fouled. Yellow card for Shinga.

14' Yellow card shown to Omurwa.

GOAL: 0-1

13' 0-1. GOAL! BENFICA! MUSA! Perfect assist from Rafa and Musa shots to score the opener with his right foot! It’s the 6th goal from Petar Musa in 2022/23, in all competitions.

5' Rafa! Right-foot shot inside the area. The ball passes near the post.

1' Kick-off in Leiria!

Onze Benfica

Estrela da Amadora-Benfica
Estádio Municipal de Leiria (Dr. Magalhães Pessoa)
Benfica XI
Odysseas, Gilberto, João Victor, Brooks, Grimaldo, Florentino, Chiquinho, Neres, Diogo Gonçalves, Rafa and Musa
Helton, André Almeida, Morato, Mihailo, João Neves, Gil Dias, Hugo Félix, Draxler and Rodrigo Pinho
Estrela da Amadora XI
Brígido, Shinga, Omurwa, Erivaldo Almeida, Miguel Lopes, João Reis, Aloísio, Ronald, Guzmán, João Silva and Jean Felipe
Wagner, Diogo Salomão, Ronaldo, Hevertton, Lucão, Régis, Miguel Pinto and Gustavo Henrique
HT -
Referee: Miguel Nogueira (AF Lisboa); Assistants: Rui Cidade and Nuno Pires; 4.º official: Flávio Lima: VAR: António Nobre; AVAR: Nélson Pereira

Text: Editorial Staff
Photos: João Paulo Trindade / SL Benfica
Last update: Sunday, November 20, 2022


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