Benfica v Liverpool: 1-3 Champions 2021/2022. Final result and commentary on the match

  • Thank you for following the live broadcast of this match with us, see you at the next Champions League match!22:58

  • In a week the return to English soil with Benfica who thanks to the goal scored by Nunez and with the new rule of away goals that are no longer worth double, can hope for the company, even if it will take a completely different game to put in difficulty the Reds.22:57

  • The first leg of this Champions League quarter-final ends with the victory of Liverpool. English who dominated the game for most of the first half, leading to 2-0, thanks to goals from Konate and Mané. At the beginning of the second half Nunez reopens the game, but in the final Diaz closes the game at 3-1.22:57

  • 90 ‘+ 8’

    End of the game: BENFICA – LIVERPOOL 1-3.22:56

  • 90 ‘+ 7’

    DIOGO JOTA CLOSE TO THE FOURTH GOAL! Long pass with DIogo Jota who controls and kicks from the edge, Vlachodimos immolates himself.22:56

  • 90 ‘+ 3’

    Last remnants of the game, Liverpool keep the ball.22:54

  • 90 ‘

    There will be 3 minutes of recovery.22:49

  • 89 ‘

    Milner takes Keita’s place.22:48

  • 89 ‘

    Two changes in Liverpool, Gomez for Alexander Arnold.22:48

  • 87 ‘

    GOAL! Benfica – LIVERPOOL 1-3! Diaz network. Keita’s deep throw for Diaz who enters the area, jumps the goalkeeper and with a left touch he deposits on the net.22:47

  • 86 ‘

    Substitution in Benfica, Joao Mario enters for Ramos.22:47

  • 85 ‘

    Managed action by Liverpool and Alexander Arnold’s conclusion from distance, the ball deflected for a corner.22:44

  • 82 ‘

    Substitution in Benfica, Yaremchuk enters for Everton.22:41

  • 82 ‘

    LIVERPOOL OPPORTUNITY! Cross in the area of ​​Firmino, Diaz all alone arrives at the shot but hits badly and sends to the side.22:41

  • 78 ‘

    Rafa Silva’s cross in the area, the ball too long for Nunez.22:39

  • 74 ‘

    Liverpool are now holding the ball in an attempt to slow the pace of the game.22:32

  • 70 ‘

    Substitution between two former AC Milan in Benfica, Meite enters for Taarabt.22:29

  • 67 ‘

    Nunez starts on the counterattack and enters the area, tries the steering then falls to the ground after a contact with Van Dijk. He protests from the Benfica players, but for Manzano there is nothing.22:28

  • 63 ‘

    Yellow card for Taarabt who stops Keita in a foul way in the middle of the field.22:21

  • 61 ‘

    Salah is also out, in his place Diogo Jota.22:21

  • 61 ‘

    Mané is released for Firmino.22:20

  • 61 ‘

    Triple change in Liverpool, in Henderson for Alcantara.22:20

  • 60 ‘

    ALISSON SAVES THE LIVERPOOL! Everton receives the ball between the lines, right-footed shot from the edge but the Brazilian goalkeeper is not surprised.22:19

  • 58 ‘

    Alcantara knocks Rafa Silva out in the middle of the pitch, a yellow card for him.22:17

  • 56 ‘

    Cross by GIlberto in the area, Nunez heads off but hits badly. He high ball over the crossbar.22:16

  • 55 ‘

    Liverpool who conceded the goal has now poured forward again.22:13

  • 52 ‘

    Nunez serves Rafa Silva who tries the conclusion from the edge, ball high over the crossbar.22:11

  • 49 ‘

    GOAL! BENFICA – Liverpool 1-2! Nunez network. Rafa Silva crosses tense in the area, Konate clamorously butts the ball that ends up between Nunez’s feet, the attacker kicks the corner and bags.22:09

  • 46 ‘

    The second half of BENFICA – LIVERPOOL begins. It starts again without substitutions.22:08

  • Benfica that inevitably will have to change something, given the total control of the game by Liverpool, both in the result and in the game.22:02

  • Liverpool starts slowly but after a few minutes begins to command the game and control the game. Advantage signed shortly after the quarter of an hour by Konate, doubling of Mané. In the final, Salah touches the third goal.21:50

  • 45 ‘+ 1’

    First half: BENFICA – LIVERPOOL 0-2.21:48

  • 45 ‘

    SALAH ONE STEP FROM GOAL! Salah launched deep into the area and kicks with power but Vlachodimos manages to stop him with a great reflex.21:48

  • 42 ‘

    Guests who at this moment manage the ball waiting for the end of the first half.21:45

  • 38 ‘

    Still dangerous Liverpool! Diaz does everything by himself who puts the ball on the right and fires a sharp shot from outside the box. He ball to the right of Vlachodimos.21:42

  • 37 ‘

    Benfica tries to be seen in the Liverpool half without being able to affect.21:42

  • 34 ‘

    GOAL! Benfica – LIVERPOOL 0-2! Network of Mané. Alexander Arnold’s long pass for Diaz who only heads Mané, the Senegalese with a practically empty goal only has to deposit it on the net.21:52

  • 33 ‘

    DANGEROUS BENFICA! Corner kick for the hosts, the ball goes through the whole goal with Otamenti who touches it but fails to direct it.21:37

  • 29 ‘

    Interesting free kick from the trocar for Benfica, cross into the area but Alisson comes out in a safe grip.21:32

  • 28 ‘

    Liverpool continue to manage the ball, Benfica in difficulty.21:29

  • 24 ‘

    LIVERPOOL OPPORTUNITY! Keita’s cut for Mané who only in front of Vlachodimos tries the dig but the goalkeeper is careful.21:28

  • 23 ‘

    Good percussion from Everton who starts in speed, enters the area from the left and tries the conclusion with the left-handed but hitting the outside of the net.21:26

  • 20 ‘

    Mané’s cross from the back, Keita alone hits her head but doesn’t hit the ball well.21:22

  • 17 ‘

    GOAL! Benfica – LIVERPOOL 0-1! Konate network. Robertson’s corner, Konate’s gored, placing the ball in the corner to the left of Vlachodimos.21:20

  • 15 ‘

    Fifteen minutes into the game, Liverpool command the game but Benfica seem to be dangerous in the counterattack.21:20

  • 11 ‘

    Salah for Keita who first kicks, but the conclusion is central.21:15

  • 9 ‘

    Intuition of Mané who frees Salah in the area with his heel, the Egyptian is unable to control.21:12

  • 8 ‘

    Snapshot of Diaz on the trocar and ball in depth for Salah who does not get there by a whisker.21:10

  • 7 ‘

    Liverpool keeps the ball rolling the ball and starting from the bottom.21:09

  • 4 ‘

    Ramos tries the game and to shoot on the counterattack, Konate with the physical sends him to the ground.21:08

  • 3 ‘

    Immediately high pace from Liverpool.21:04

  • 1 ‘


  • In Benfica 4-2-3-1 with striker Nunez, Rafa Silva, Ramos and Everton play behind him. He starts from the bench for the Ukrainian Yaremchuk. In Liverpool together with Salah in attack there are Mané and Diaz, preferred to Firmino and Jota. Instead of Henderson in the middle of the field, Keita plays in midfield. On the right starts from the first minute Alexander Arnold.20:14

  • LIVERPOOL formation (4-3-3): Alisson – Alexander Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson – Alcantara, Fabinho, Keita – Salah, Mané, Diaz. Available: Matip, Gomez, Tsimikas, Elliot, Milner, Oxlade Chamberlain, Henderson, Jones, Minamino, Firmino, Diogo Jota, Kelleher.20:14

  • BENFICA formation (4-2-3-1): Vlachodimos – Gilberto, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Grimaldo – Weigl, Taarabt – Rafa Silva, Ramos, Everton – Nunez. Available: Almeida, Morato, Joao Mario, Dias, Lazaro, Meite, Radonjic, Goncalves, Bernardo, Seferovic, Yaremchuk, Leite.20:08

  • Benfica have just returned from two victories in the league and find themselves in third place behind Porto and Sporting Lisbon, now almost unattainable. Liverpool are expected instead from the crucial clash at the top of the table next weekend against Manchester City. The two teams are divided by a single point.20:03

  • After overcoming the rocks of Ajax and Inter in the round of 16, Benfica and Liverpool find themselves in front of the Da Luz stadium in Lisbon, in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Champions League.19:58

  • Where the game is played:

    Stadium: Estádio da Luz
    City: Lisbon
    Capacity: 64642 spectators19:58

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