Eintracht Frankfurt vs Benfica (2-0)

Eintracht Frankfurt on the Main benefitted from the absence of power unit within the Galilean League as they eliminate Benfica via the away goals rule following a 2-0 home win on a weekday.

Filip Kostic’s goal from an offside position was granted to face within the thirty-sixth minute, and Sebastian Rode leveled the tie at 4-4 just over twenty minutes from the top to send the Bundesliga side through to the semi-finals.

Benfica had established a robust position with a 4-2 ending every week past however were unable to muster a response once the linesman’s mistake within the half left their lead wanting tenuous.

Benfica defended stoutly for abundant of the primary 0.5, and solely a umpirage error scoured their two-goal advantage.

Replays showed wing-back Kostic to possess been well offside once he turned within the rebound from a Mijat Gacinovic shot that affected the bottom of the left post.

Bruno Lage’s protestations resulted solely within the Benfica head coach sent to the stands before the break.

His team, in brief, displayed a broader sense of urgency once the interval as Haris Seferovic worked Kevin Trapp with a close-range header.

The hosts, though, forever appeared a threat going forward and therefore the critical strike eventually came from AN unlikely supply, midfielder Rode side-footing into the bottom-right corner from the sting of the world.

The entire complexion of the competition virtually swung back to Benfica’s favor towards the death; however, athlete Salvio may solely realize the skin of the post from Alejandro Grimaldo’s cross as Benfica fell narrowly wanting to advance.

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Goals

37′ Eintracht Frankfurt F. Kostic
67′ Eintracht Frankfurt S. Rode

 

Eintracht Frankfurt Lineups

31 Kevin Trapp
19 David Abraham
20 Makoto Hasebe
3 Simon Falette
24 Danny da Costa
5 Gélson Fernandes
17 Sebastian Rode
10 Filip Kostić
11 Mijat Gaćinović
8 Luka Jović
4 Ante Rebić

 

Benfica Lineups

99 Odysseas Vlachodimos
34 André Almeida
6 Rúben Dias
33 Jardel
3 Alejandro Grimaldo
5 Ljubomir Fejsa
22 Andreas Samaris
27 Rafa Silva
83 Gedson Fernandes
79 João Félix
14 Haris Seferović

 

Eintracht Frankfurt – Benfica Match Statistics

Eintracht Frankfurt

Benfica

15 Shots Total 6
4 Shots on goal 2
8 Shots off goal 3
3 Shots blocked 1
10 Shots inside box 6
5 Shots outside box 0
12 Fouls 7
5 Corners 2
4 Offsides 3
2 Saves 2
50% Possession Time 50%
368 Passes Total 366
250 Accurate Passes 243
68% Accurate Passes% 66%

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