20 November 2022, 21h00
| João Silva 22'
Gustavo Henrique 90'+5'
| Musa 13'
90'+5' 2-3. Goal. Estrela da Amadora. Gustavo Henrique.
90'+3' Substitution for Benfica: Grimaldo out, Mihailo in.
90' Added time: five minutes.
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.
29' 1-2. GOAL! BENFICA! CHIQUINHO!
28' Rafa fouled by Omurwa inside the box. Penalty for Benfica!
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.
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!
|Estrela da Amadora-Benfica
Estádio Municipal de Leiria (Dr. Magalhães Pessoa)
|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|
|Referee: Miguel Nogueira (AF Lisboa); Assistants: Rui Cidade and Nuno Pires; 4.º official: Flávio Lima: VAR: António Nobre; AVAR: Nélson Pereira|
League Cup: record attendance for Estádio da Luz in the group stage
The Benfica-Penafiel match (2-0), from gameweek 2 of group C, welcomed 43 263 spectators, a record attendance in the group stage of the League Cup at Estádio da Luz and the second best record ever in the competition's matches at the Cathedral. The biggest crowd was in 2010/11, in the semifinal against Sporting, where there were more than 49 thousand spectators in the stands.
The images of the Benfica-Penafiel match
Benfica hosted and beat Penafiel by 2-0 At Estádio da Luz, on matchday 2 of group C of the League Cup. Gilberto and Neres scored the goals. See the 50 best photos from this important triumph.
Benfica-Penafiel: match highlights (2-0)
Benfica-Penafiel, game of matchday 2 of group C of the League Cup, at Estádio da Luz. The reds won by 2-0, with the goals being scored by Gilberto and Neres.
SL Benfica-FC Penafiel: 57' goal from Neres (2-0)
2-0. GOAL! BENFICA! NERES! Musa breaks away with the ball between four defenders, but it is Rafa who takes the shot. Caio Secco saves, but Neres is the quickest to attack the ball to make the rebound and shoot with his left foot to the back of the net.
SL Benfica-FC Penafiel: 55' goal from Gilberto (1-0)
1-0. GOAL! BENFICA! GILBERTO! Grimaldo moves forward with the ball on the left, breaks through, enters the box, gains a few more meters, but can't get the shot. The ball goes to Musa, who shoots but Caio Secco saves. On the rebound, Gilberto shoots with his right foot in the box and scores!
Training the Benfica way in Japan
Benfica continues to nurture talent around the world. The Club takes the brand, the training methodology, and the experience that has been so successful internationally to various places on the planet, transmitting its values to young people who love football and want to succeed in the sport. Tokyo and Osaka, in Japan, are no exceptions, with the existence of Camp Benfica, which has dozens of athletes, who are under the tutelage of coaches Mário Patrício and Davide Gomes.