LISBOA. FC Bayern München overcomes Benfica 4-0 after a incredible match. L. Sane (70′), Everton (80′ own), R. Lewandowski (82′) and L. Sane (85′). FC Bayern München was vastly superior ball possession (65%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was held at the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica Stadium in Lisboa on Wednesday and this began at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Ovidiu Alin Hațegan who was helped by Adrian Radu Ghinguleac and Sebastian Eugen Gheorghe. The 4th official was Marcel Bîrsan. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 18.8 degrees Celsius or 65.88 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 81%.
FC Bayern München was in firm control of the ball 65% while Benfica was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
FC Bayern München was more aggressive with 55 dangerous attacks and 26 shots of which 11 were on target. Which is one of the reasons FC Bayern München won the encounter.
Benfica shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, FC Bayern München shot 26 times, 11 on target, 15 off target.
Benfica received 2 yellow cards (N. Otamendi and J. Mario). On the opposite side, FC Bayern München received 2 yellow cards (D. Upamecano and L. Hernandez).
After playing this match, Benfica stays with 4 points to occupy the 2nd place in the standings. while FC Bayern München has 9 points (1st).
R. Lewandowski (Goal Disallowed)
T. Müller (Goal Disallowed)
FC Bayern München will host Benfica on the 2nd of November with a 4-0 head to head stats in favor of FC Bayern München (1 draw).
Benfica: Formation and Lineups
Benfica started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Jorge Fernando Pinheiro de Jesus chose to play with the following team: Odysseas Vlachodimos , Lucas Veríssimo , Nicolás Otamendi , Jan Vertonghen , André Almeida , João Mário , Julian Weigl , Alejandro Grimaldo , Rafa Silva , Roman Yaremchuk and Darwin Núñez .
Benfica made 5 changes: A. Almeida for D. Goncalves (40′), R. Yaremchuk for Everton (76′), J. Mario for A. Taarabt (81′), D. Nunez for G. Ramos (82′) and R. Silva for Pizzi (81′).
Top player: Darwin Núñez
Probably the most impressive player in Benfica was Darwin Núñez.
His rating iswith 12 passes (58% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8. He performed 2 crosses.
FC Bayern München: Formation and Lineups
FC Bayern München started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Julian Nagelsmann played with: Manuel Neuer , Benjamin Pavard , Niklas Süle , Dayot Upamecano , Lucas Hernández , Joshua Kimmich , Marcel Sabitzer , Thomas Müller , Leroy Sané , Kingsley Coman and Robert Lewandowski .
FC Bayern München made 5 changes: B. Pavard for S. Gnabry (66′), T. Muller for J. Stanisic (77′), K. Coman for J. Musiala (86′), L. Hernandez for O. Richards (86′) and M. Sabitzer for C. Tolisso (86′).
Top player: Leroy Sané
Probably the most impressive player in FC Bayern München was Leroy Sané.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 32 passes (90% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 7.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Champions League