Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt (4-2)

The Portuguese Republic youth international is take into account one in all European football’s brightest abilities, and he delivered thereon name with a surprising show that overshadowed Luka Jovic’s come back to Estadio prosecuting attorney Luz.

Serbia striker Jovic, World Health Organization, is within the second term of a two-season loan at Frankfort from Benfica, got on the scoresheet against his parent club by canceling out Felix’s spot-kick opener, that came when Evan N’Dicka’s dismissal for bundling over Gibson Fernandes within the box.

But the shimmering native talent reticulated double a lot of either facet of a Ruben Dias header to become the youngest player to hit a Galilean League treble, though Goncalo Paciencia did later provide the guests a handy second away goal to require back to Frankfort.

Felix initial illustrated his sought-after ability within the twentieth minute.

The current Manchester United target sent Fernandes scampering into the box with a cute reverse pass so, following N’Dicka’s frightened push from behind, nervelessly reborn the resultant penalty.

Jovic – tipped to sign for Adi Hutter’s men permanently at season’s finish – responded twenty minutes later, Ante Rebic breaking into the box and altruistically squaring for him. However, parity lasted but 3 minutes.

Felix now took it entirely upon himself to brightly hearth into the bottom-left corner from twenty-five yards.

Frankfurt looked to own equalized once more once Filip Kostic’s tame shot squirmed through Odisseas Vlachodimos, just for the offsides flag to travel up against two players deemed to own occupied a lively position.

Instead, they shipped two a lot of in four second-half minutes.

Dias nodded in Benfica’s third when Felix helped on a corner before the adolescent completed his treble by side-footing through Kevin Trapp’s legs from Alex Grimaldo’s cut-back.

Other Matches: Eintracht Frankfurt vs Benfica (2-0)


Goals Benfica

21′ Benfica Joao Felix (pen.)
43′ Benfica Joao Felix
50′ Benfica R. Dias
54′ Benfica Joao Felix


Goals Eintracht Frankfurt

40′ Eintracht Frankfurt L. Jovic
72′ Eintracht Frankfurt G. Paciencia


Benfica Lineups

99 Odysseas Vlachodimos
7 Sébastien Corchia
6 Rúben Dias
33 Jardel
3 Alejandro Grimaldo
22 Andreas Samaris
5 Ljubomir Fejsa
27 Rafa Silva
83 Gedson Fernandes
11 Franco Cervi
79 João Félix


Eintracht Frankfurt Lineups

31 Kevin Trapp
19 David Abraham
13 Martin Hinteregger
2 Evan N’Dicka
20 Makoto Hasebe
24 Danny da Costa
5 Gélson Fernandes
17 Sebastian Rode
10 Filip Kostić
8 Luka Jović
4 Ante Rebić


Benfica – Eintracht Frankfurt Match Statistics


Eintracht Frankfurt

12 Shots Total 13
6 Shots on goal 3
5 Shots off goal 7
1 Shots blocked 3
7 Shots inside box 12
5 Shots outside box 1
13 Fouls 12
3 Corners 7
0 Offsides 1
1 Saves 2
62% Possession Time 38%
501 Passes Total 284
433 Accurate Passes 207
86% Accurate Passes% 73%

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