• Pizzi 55' (pen.)
1
Group Stage
Finished
  • Bukayo Saka 57'
1
BEF
ARS
KO
HT
  • GOAL!! BENFICA LEAD! Pizzi tucks away the penalty, slotting into the bottom-right corner after a little hop in the run-up! Leno goes the right way, but can't get a hand to it! It's 1-0 to Benfica!
    Benfica
    Goal
    BEF - Pizzi
    55'
  • GOAL!! ARSENAL ARE LEVEL!!! The Gunners respond almost immediately as Odegaard slips a lovely ball through for Cedric on the left and the full-back slides it into the middle for Saka, who fires in from close range! It's 1-1 now!
    Arsenal
    Goal
    ARS - Bukayo Saka
    57'
  • Arteta makes his first change of the evening, replacing Cedric with Tierney at left-back.
    Arsenal
    Arsenal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out17 - Cédric Soares
    Substitution - In3 - Kieran Tierney
    64'
  • There's also a change up front for Benfica, with Nunez going off for Seferovic in a like-for-like swap.
    Benfica
    Benfica
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out9 - Darwin Núñez
    Substitution - In14 - Haris Seferovic
    64'
  • Arteta makes a double-change of his own now as he looks to grab a winner in the closing stages of the game. The first alteration sees Smith Rowe depart, with Martinelli taking his place.
    Arsenal
    Arsenal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out14 - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
    Substitution - In19 - Nicolas Pépé
    Arsenal
    Arsenal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out32 - Emile Smith Rowe
    Substitution - In35 - Gabriel Martinelli
    77'
  • Meanwhile, Jesus replaces Taarabt with Pires in midfield as he looks to make his side more compact for the remainder of the game.
    Benfica
    Benfica
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out49 - Adel Taarabt
    Substitution - In8 - Gabriel Pires
    77'
  • Benfica do make their change now, with the injured Verissimo coming off for Chiquinho.
    Benfica
    Benfica
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out4 - Lucas Verissimo
    Substitution - In19 - Chiquinho
    85'
  • Arteta makes a late double-change now, with Ceballos the first man to depart, going off for Elneny in midfield.
    Arsenal
    Arsenal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out8 - Dani Ceballos
    Substitution - In25 - Mohamed Elneny
    Arsenal
    Arsenal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out11 - Martin Ødegaard
    Substitution - In12 - Willian
    90'
FT
Benfica
Match stats
Arsenal
41%
Possession
59%
6
Shots
7
4
Shots (On goal)
2
3
Corners
4
1
Saves
3
10
Fouls
10

Line-ups

77
Helton Leite
17
Diogo Gonçalves
30
Nicolás Otamendi
4
Lucas Verissimo
3
Alejandro Grimaldo
21
Pizzi
5
Jan Vertonghen
49
Adel Taarabt
28
Julian Weigl
10
Luca Waldschmidt
9
Darwin Núñez
Benfica
4-4-2
1
Bernd Leno
2
Héctor Bellerín
23
David Luiz
6
Gabriel Magalhães
17
Cédric Soares
7
Bukayo Saka
34
Granit Xhaka
8
Dani Ceballos
32
Emile Smith Rowe
11
Martin Ødegaard
14
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Arsenal
4-4-2

Team stats

Benfica

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
011
ForwardsGGASFCFW
Darwin Núñez
64'
00120
45'
00001
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
Diogo Gonçalves
00020
00010
00001
77'
00012
64'
55'
10201
DefendersGGASFCFW
00030
00000
85'
00000
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
45'(Luca Waldschmidt)
00102
64'(Pizzi)
00100
64'(Darwin Núñez)
00011
77'(Adel Taarabt)
00000
Chiquinho
85'(Lucas Verissimo)
00000
Joao Ferreira
00000
Nuno Tavares
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--
000--

Arsenal

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
013
ForwardsGGASFCFW
77'
00200
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
00041
Bukayo Saka
57'
10303
90'
00021
90'
00000
Emile Smith Rowe
77'
00011
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
64'(Cédric Soares)
00000
Gabriel Martinelli
77'(Emile Smith Rowe)
00000
77'(Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang)
00000
90'(Dani Ceballos)
00000
90'(Martin Ødegaard)
00000
00000
Eddie Nketiah
00000
00000
00000
00000
Karl Hein
000--
000--

Team Ranks

Benfica
Match stats
Arsenal
41%
Possession
59%
6
Shots
7
4
Shots (On goal)
2
3
Corners
4
1
Saves
3
10
Fouls
10