Match statistics

BenficaBasel

Goals scored1
 
1
Attempts on target3
 
1
Attempts off target10
 
6
Corners9
 
4
Offsides3
 
8
Fouls committed18
 
6
Yellow cards4
 
2
Red cards0
 
0
Possession (%)44
 
56

Standings

Last updated: 21/05/2012 17:36 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    A frustrating and disappointing night for Benfica comes to end, but Basel celebrate a valuable point that keeps them in the competition. It ends 1-1 at the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica.
  • Substitution
    90+3
    Kwan-Ryong Pak (in) - Zoua (out) (Basel)
  • 90+2
    Zoua (Basel) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 90+1
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Huggel (Basel).
  • 90
    Steinhöfer (Basel) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    89
    Miguel Vítor (Benfica) is booked.
    Finding himself out of position, Vítor is booked for a tackle from behind. That could be that for Benfica's hopes of finding a winner.
  • 89
    Miguel Vítor (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Shaqiri (Basel).
  • Substitution
    89
    Kusunga (in) - Chipperfield (out) (Basel)
  • 88
    Bruno César (Benfica) delivers the corner.
  • 85
    Cabral (Basel) takes the free-kick.
  • 84
    Nolito (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Shaqiri (Basel).
  • 84
    Matić (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Huggel (Basel).
  • 83
    Bruno César (Benfica) delivers the corner.
  • 82
    Dragovic (Basel) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 82
    Shaqiri (Basel) delivers the corner.
  • 82
    Zoua (Basel) has a shot blocked.
    Zoua finds space in the box but his shot is blocked by Luisão, who is furious with his defence for allowing Zoua the opportunity to shoot.
  • 82
    Shaqiri (Basel) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    82
    Nolito (in) - Gaitán (out) (Benfica)
  • Substitution
    81
    Cabral (in) - Xhaka (out) (Basel)
  • 81
    Witsel (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Huggel (Basel).
  • 80
    Shaqiri (Basel) has a shot blocked.
    Another long-range effort from Shaqiri is closed down.
  • 77
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Substitution
    73
    Óscar Cardozo (in) - Aimar (out) (Benfica)
  • 71
    Aimar (Benfica) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 71
    Shaqiri (Basel) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Matić (Benfica).
  • 66
    Rodrigo (Benfica) misses the target.
    Collecting Witsel's superb through ball, Rodrigo takes the ball around Sommer but can only find the side netting from an acute angle.
  • 66
    Sommer (Basel) takes the free-kick.
  • 65
    Rodrigo (Benfica) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Goal
    64
    Huggel (Basel) scores!
    Basel have an equaliser, very much against the run of play. Racing down the left wing, Chipperfield picks out Huggel who, arriving late into the box, calmly side-foots the ball past Artur to make it 1-1.
  • Substitution
    64
    Miguel Vítor (in) - Luís Martins (out) (Benfica)
  • 63
    Garay (Benfica) misses the target.
    Garay gets forward for Aimar's corner, but his header goes well wide.
  • 63
    Bruno César (Benfica) delivers the corner.
  • 62
    Gaitán (Benfica) delivers the corner.
  • 62
    Aimar (Benfica) delivers the corner.
  • 61
    Zoua (Basel) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 60
    Sommer (Basel) makes a save.
    Rodrigo, who has been very lively in attack for Benfica, finds space but sends his header straight at Sommer.
  • 60
    Rodrigo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 60
    Maxi Pereira (Benfica) has a shot blocked.
  • 59
    Zoua (Basel) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 59
    Rodrigo (Benfica) misses the target.
    At the other end Nicolás Gaitán picks out Rodrigo with a floated cross the the far post, but the Spaniard sends his left-footed volley high over the bar.
  • 59
    Luís Martins (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Shaqiri (Basel).
  • 58
    F. Frei (Basel) misses the target.
    Very decent effort by Frei, who gets over the ball as he vollies it towards goal from the edge of the box after good work by Shaqiri, but the ball goes too high.
  • 58
    F. Frei (Basel) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    57
    Maxi Pereira (Benfica) is shown a yellow card.
    The Benfica player palms Park in the face and goes into the book.
  • 57
    Maxi Pereira (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Park Joo Ho (Basel).
  • 55
    F. Frei (Basel) has a shot blocked.
    Another hopeful drive is blocked as Basel struggle to break the home side down.
  • 55
    Shaqiri (Basel) delivers the corner.
  • 54
    Witsel (Benfica) misses the target.
    A powerful but harmless drive by Witsel, who covered 6.50km in the first half - more than any other player on the pitch, flies wide from 20 metres.
  • 51
    Shaqiri (Basel) has a shot blocked.
    Shaqiri's effort loops into the air and out for a throw.
  • 50
    Zoua (Basel) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Matić (Benfica).
  • 50
    Gaitán (Benfica) misses the target.
    Gaitán isn't closed down by Shaqiri, but his low shot skids off the surface and wide of the goal.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Benfica, now shooting from left to right, get the second half going.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • Yellow Card
    45+2
    Garay (Benfica) is booked.
    Garay is booked for dissent.
  • 45+2
    Dragovic (Basel) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Shaqiri whips in the resulting free-kick but Huggel fails to make a clean connection and the ball trickles wide.
  • 45+2
    Shaqiri (Basel) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    45+1
    Aimar (Benfica) is booked.
    Shaqiri tangles with Aimar, who is booked.
  • 45+1
    Aimar (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Shaqiri (Basel).
  • 45+1
    F. Frei (Basel) delivers the corner.
  • 44
    Matić (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Chipperfield (Basel).
  • 44
    Bruno César (Benfica) has a shot blocked.
  • 43
    Aimar (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
    Aimar fizzes in a free-kick from the left that forces Sommer to punch clear under some pressure.
  • 43
    Steinhöfer (Basel) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Rodrigo (Benfica).
  • 42
    Shaqiri (Basel) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 41
    Shaqiri (Basel) delivers the corner.
  • 40
    Gaitán (Benfica) misses the target.
    Cutting in from the right, as his trademark, Gaitán shoots from 25 metres, but his rising drive goes over the bar.
  • 39
    Aimar (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Park Joo Ho (Basel).
  • 38
    Chipperfield (Basel) misses the target.
    Frei finds Chipperfield with a neat touch on the edge of the box, but the Australian's left-footed effort floats harmlessly over the bar.
  • 36
    Rodrigo (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Park Joo Ho (Basel).
    Rodrigo is penalised for a late tackle on Park.
  • 35
    Shaqiri (Basel) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 35
    Xhaka (Basel) takes the free-kick.
  • 35
    Matić (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Huggel (Basel).
  • Yellow Card
    34
    Huggel (Basel) is booked.
  • 32
    F. Frei (Basel) fouls.
  • 32
    F. Frei (Basel) misses the target.
    Really good chance for Frei, who is waiting unmarked at the far post, but can only head Zoua's cross wide. Big opportunity goes begging for visitors; they will not get many more like that.
  • 30
    Gaitán (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Shaqiri (Basel).
  • 28
    Garay (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zoua (Basel).
  • 26
    Shaqiri (Basel) misses the target.
    Another wasteful effort from Shaqiri, who fires high and wide from distance.
  • 26
    Aimar (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Huggel (Basel).
  • 24
    Huggel (Basel) fouls.
  • 21
    Shaqiri (Basel) delivers the free-kick wide.
    Going for goal from some 35 metres, Shaqiri's effort is wide of the right post by some distance.
  • 21
    F. Frei (Basel) takes the free-kick.
  • 21
    Matić (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Shaqiri (Basel).
  • 19
    Garay (Benfica) misses the target.
    Benfica should be 2-0 up. Garay stays forward after Aimar's corner but heads Nicolás Gaitán's pinpoint cross from the left wide.
  • 19
    Aimar (Benfica) delivers the corner.
  • 19
    Aimar (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 18
    Bruno César (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    18
    Park Joo Ho (Basel) is cautioned by the referee.
    Park is in the book after catching the lively César late.
  • 18
    Park Joo Ho (Basel) is penalised for a foul on Bruno César (Benfica).
  • 17
    Bruno César (Benfica) misses the target.
    The shot goes well wide from César but Benfica are relentless in attack tonight. Creating chances at will so far.
  • 16
    Bruno César (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 13
    Luisão (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Zoua (Basel).
  • 11
    Bruno César (Benfica) misses the target.
    Strange effort by César loops high into the air via a deflection.
  • 9
    Shaqiri (Basel) is flagged for offside.
  • 9
    Steinhöfer (Basel) takes the free-kick.
  • 9
    Matić (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Huggel (Basel).
  • 8
    Rodrigo (Benfica) misses the target.
    Aimar is pulling all the strings here. His floated cross from the left finds Rodrigo unmarked, but the Spaniard is unable to add to his tally, heading wide.
  • 8
    Aimar (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 6
    Chipperfield (Basel) misses the target.
    Shaqiri picks out Chipperfield with a cross from the right, but the Australian's header goes just over the bar.
  • Goal
    4
    Rodrigo (Benfica) scores!
    Superb finish by Rodrigo, who now has three goals in two games. Gaitán nods the ball to his left and Rodrigo hits an emphatic half volley into the top corner. Brilliant strike.
  • 2
    Aimar (Benfica) takes the corner.
    Bruno César flicks on Aimar's corner but Sommer palms the ball away.
  • 1
    Sommer (Basel) makes a save.
    Big early chance for Benfica as Rodrigo, who scored after 26 seconds against SC Olhanense at the weekend, collects Aimar's pass and almost strokes the ball into the bottom corner, but Sommer makes a superb save low to his right.
  • 1
    Rodrigo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Basel, in all white tonight, get us up and running.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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