Benfica was defeated by Barcelona (2-6), in a match on the fifth day of Group D of the Champions League, held this Thursday evening, at the Benfica Campus, in Seixal.
With this defeat, the Eagles are mathematically eliminated from the combat to qualify for the subsequent part, since, with one spherical to go earlier than the finish of the group part, the 6 factors achieved up to now are not sufficient to face the treasure of Barcelona. and Bayern Munich (each with 12 factors and naturally certified).
It was a sport clearly dominated by Barcelona, as anticipated, with 2-0 at half-time (targets from Irene Paredes and Clàudia Pina) adjusting to the Catalan dominance in the first half. In this era, it needs to be added, Benfica nonetheless managed to get two approaches into the opposition space, however by no means created imminent hazard.
The third Spanish objective, scored by Aitana Bonmatí, got here at the begin of the second half and, at that second, if there was any doubt, the winner of the match was determined. But this hostile consequence additionally had the impact of liberating Filipa Patão’s fees who, now with nothing to lose, managed to draw up performs per the actual worth of the group. Even after one other conceded objective (scored by Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic), Benfica had the advantage of by no means giving up and ended up decreasing, via Jéssica Silva. And, a couple of minutes later, Nycole Raysla had a sovereign alternative to get a foothold, however the penalty shot by the Brazilian was fantastically saved by Sandra Panos.
Benfica did not rating… Barcelona scored once more. This time, making the most of an unlucky second from Ana Seiça who, after a superb intervention by Rute Costa, denying the objective to Salma Paralluelo, has launched the ball into her personal objective. Two minutes later, one other second got here true: Cloé Lacasse pulled a rabbit out of his hat, made an ideal diagonal from the proper to the heart and, already inside the space, completed to make it 2-5.
The final objective of the match got here simply after the ninetieth minute, when Mariona Caldentey gave the finest follow-up to a heel help (!) from Geyse and a shot on objective.
That objective was the final of the evening, however… it may not have been. All as a result of, already in compensation, Benfica benefited from another penalty. This time it was Ana Vitória who was chosen to take the most penalty, however the Brazilian was additionally unable to eliminate Sandra Panos, who as soon as once more made a superb intervention.
Tonight’s defeat subsequently leaves Benfica out of the combat for the classification, however nonetheless – and even as a result of on the different aspect it was one in all the world powers of ladies’s soccer (Barcelona has 7 championships ‘Spain, 9 Copa del Rey, 2 Spanish Super Cups and 1 Champions League – it is honest to say the Eagles landed on their toes and positively left their mark on the elite of worldwide soccer.
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End of the match! Benfica 2 Barcelona 6.
Minute 90+6: Ana Vitória, in the transformation of the penalty, permits Sandra Panos to save.
Minutes 90+5: Penalty for Benfica! Fridolina Rolfo deflected a cross from the proper by Valéria Cantuário together with her arm and the Reds will return to the 11-metre mark.
Three minutes minimal further time for this second half.
ninetieth minute: Barcelona objective! Mariona Caldentey, after a heel cross from Geyse, shot into the again of Rute Costa’s web. 2-6
Minute 82: Benfica’s objective! Beautiful run by Cloé Lacasse down the proper aspect, excellent diagonal in the heart of the discipline, at all times with the ball caught to his foot, and a cross from the Canadian worldwide to make it 2-5.
Minute 81: Benfica change, with Kika Nazareth leaving for Andreia Faria.
Minute 80: Barcelona objective! Shot by Salma Paralluelo for a superb save by Rute Costa, however, on the rebound, Ana Seiça sadly places the ball into her personal objective. 1-5
Minute 79: Barcelona change, with the departure of Clàudia Pina for Bruna Vilamala.
Minute 76: Mariona Caldentey tries her luck, however Rute Costa, attentive, makes an attractive intervention.
Minute 74: Clàudia Pina’s shot, already inside the space, in the frontal space, with the ball very shut to the proper submit of Rute Costa’s objective.
Minute 73: In the transformation of the penalty, Nycole Raysla finishes with a superb save from Sandra Panos.
Minute 72: Penalty for Benfica! Foul by Fridolina Rolfo on Cloé Lacasse.
Minute 68: Yellow card for Ana Vitória.
Minute 67: Triple substitution for Benfica, with Lúcia Alves, Christy Ucheibe and Jéssica Silva for Daniela Silva, Andreia Norton and Valéria Cantuário.
Minute 66: Four substitutions for Barcelona, with the absences of Aitana Bonmatí, Irene Paredes, Patrícia Guijarro and Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic, for the additions of Marta Torrejón, Mariona Caldentey, Ingrid Engen and Salma Paralluelo.
Minute 62: Benfica rating! Jéssica Silva, in the entrance space, launches an actual bomb that solely stops at the backside of Sandra Panos’ targets. 1-4.
Minute 61: Yellow card for Catarina Amado.
Minute 58: Barcelona objective! Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic, already inside the space, barely down the proper aspect, shot exhausting and made it 0-4.
Minute 51: Foul from the proper by Kika Nazareth and Ana Vitória, at the second submit, diverting to the aspect of the proper submit of the Catalan objective.
Minute 48: Barcelona rating! A cross from Keira Walsh and Aitana Bonmati, inside the space, finally ends up making it 0-3.
Minute 46: Great alternative for Benfica! Geyse received the particular person duel with Ana Seiça and, after coming into the space, tried to place the shot to take the ball out of the attain of Rute Costa, however the ball ended up going millimeters from the left submit of the purple objective.
The second half begins!
Fair benefit for Barça in halftime. The long-awaited Catalan supremacy was felt early on, with Jonata Giráldez’s fees taking part in largely in the center of the opposing discipline and, usually, shut to the Rute Costa space, and, as well as, there was additionally extra motivation for the outsiders: the first objective, scored by Irene Paredes, in the seventh minute.
The benefit was good for Barcelona, in fact, however over time it additionally prompted a red-hot response. Little by little, the eagles went up their traces and, at intervals, tried to get nearer to the reverse space, with a few transitions that, not less than, served to put the final Catalan stronghold in the proper handle
The final moments of the first half had been as soon as once more dominated by overseas gamers, and already in stoppage time, Clàudia Pina, with a shot positioned at the entrance to the space, elevated the containment.
Even in the face of all these adversities and figuring out that in the event that they lose they are going to be out of competition to qualify for the subsequent part, Benfica have been preventing very exhausting and nonetheless have a window of alternative in the second half . Because when you handle to rating a objective, you routinely enter the dialogue of the consequence once more…
To break! Benfica 0 Barcelona 2.
45+2 minutes: Barcelona objective! Clàudia Pina’s shot, on the fringe of the space, with the ball coming into the aspect of the proper submit of the purple objective. Rute Costa couldn’t do something to keep away from the 0-2.
Two minutes of additional time minimal on this first half.
Minute 44: Another very harmful scenario in the Catalan assault. Center from the left of Mapi Léon and Aitana Bonmati (once more…) attempting their luck. The Spanish midfielder’s shot deflected off the left submit of Rute Costa’s objective.
41 minutes: Great alternative for Barcelona! Aitana Bonmati’s shot is blocked by Rute Costa. After the play, and after some confusion, Pauleta, first, and Cloé Lacasse, then, managed to preserve the hazard away.
Minute 36: Catarina Amado’s cross from the proper, with Cloé Lacasse and Christy Ucheibe ready for the ball, each in the small space, which earned Barcelona a superb header from Mapi Léon, who conceded with a nook
Minute 35: Kika Nazareth’s lengthy shot, with the ball over the crossbar, in the arms of Sandra Panos.
Minute 29: Clàudia Pina’s cross shot, barely down the left, and Rute Costa’s lovely flight to forestall the Catalans’ second objective.
Minute 26: Quick transition directed by Cloé Lacasse, on the left aspect, cross from the Canadian worldwide to Jéssica Silva who, already in the space, crosses the ball to a cautious save by Sandra Panos.
Minute 23: frontal shot by Aitana Bonmatí, with the ball very shut to the left submit of Rute Costa’s objective.
Minute 14: Foul from the proper by Mapi Léon, the ball has gone in the direction of the Benfica objective, with Rute Costa, comfy, in the space, having all the pieces to maintain on, however, in the first occasion, the purple porter left it. slide the spherical. However, and stuffed with reflexes, Rute Costa reacted instantly and managed, in the second, to slot in and keep away from higher hurt.
Minute 11: Cláudia Pina’s cross from the proper half and Keira Walsh’s header close to the proper submit of Rute Costa’s objective.
Minute 10: Benfica’s first method to the opposing objective, however Cloé Lacasse’s cross, from the left aspect of the assault, has not discovered a teammate in the heart of the space.
7 minutes: Barcelona objective! Center from the proper by Aitana Bonmati and Irene Paredes, at the penalty spot, with a surprising header for 0-1.
6 minutes: Great alternative for Barcelona! Geyse, in the heart of the space, took benefit of a rebound to strive to purpose at the purple objective, and the Brazilian worldwide’s shot was countered by the wall fashioned in the quick space by Rute Costa and Carole Costa.
Start of the match!
Barcelona: Sandra Panos Ç🇧🇷 Lucy Bronze, Irene Paredes, Mapi Léon and Fridolina Rolfo; Aitana Bonmatí, Keira Walsh and Patrícia Guijarro; Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic, Geyse and Clàudia Pina
Deputies: Gemma Font, Meritxell Font, Laia Codina, Marta Torrejón, Mariona Caldentey, Salma Paralluelo, Bruna Vilamala, Asisat Oshoala, Nuria Rábano, Ingrid Engen and Emma Ramírez
Coach: Jonathan Giraldez
Benfica: Ruth Costa; Catarina Amado, Carole Costa, Ana Seiça and Lúcia Alves; Christy Ucheibe, Pauleta Ç and Ana Vitória; Kika Nazareth, Jessica Silva and Cloé Lacasse
Deputies: Katelin Talbert, Carolina Vilão, Sílvia Rebelo, Andreia Faria, Valéria Cantuário, Marta Cintra, Nycole Raysla, Maria Negrão, Andreia Norton, Beatriz Nogueira, Lara Pintassilgo and Daniela Silva
Coach: Filipa Patão
Referee: Jelena Cvetkovic (Serbia)
Helpers: Danijela Stojanovic and Aleksandra Kostic (Serbia)
4th referee: Marina Zivkovic (Serbia)
There are already groups!
The Reds come to this spherical in third place in the group, with 6 factors, three lower than Barcelona, which occupies 2nd place, and 6 behind the chief, Bayern Munich. The German group, it needs to be famous, has already accomplished its job on this journey, beating Rosengard in Sweden 4-0. In this manner, Filipa Patão’s males are thanks defeating the Catalan emblem to preserve dreaming of qualifying for the subsequent part. The process is just not anticipated to be straightforward, that is a reality, however the saying is previous: something can occur in soccer…
Benfica will face Barcelona tonight (8:00 p.m.), in a match on the fifth day of Group D of the Champions League, which is able to happen at Campus Benfica, in Seixal. BOLA on-line will sustain with one other European spherical of the eagles. Come with us, pricey reader. He’s known as up and… he’ll be in the beginning line-up!