Match statistics

BenficaChelsea

Goals scored0
1
Attempts on target8
 
3
Attempts off target9
 
7
Corners8
 
4
Offsides0
4
Fouls committed9
 
17
Yellow cards3
 
1
Red cards0
 
0
Possession (%)50
 
50

Standings

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Chelsea will take a potentially decisive away goal back to Stamford Bridge on 4 April. A disciplined performance and relentless concentration also encompassed a moment of individual class. Fernando Torres provided it, racing past his man before teeing up Salomon Kalou for the winner.
  • 90+5
    Čech (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 90+5
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 90+5
    Čech (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+5
    Matić (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Lampard (Chelsea).
  • 90+4
    Artur (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+4
    Lampard (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Luisão (Benfica).
  • 90+4
    Gaitán (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 90+2
    Maxi Pereira (Benfica) has a shot blocked.
  • 90+2
    Nolito (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 90+1
    Rodrigo (Benfica) misses the target.
    The substitute turns inside and drives a low shot across Petr Čech, but the Czech international turns the ball around a post.
  • 90+1
    Čech (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 90+1
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 90
    Nolito (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 90
    Bosingwa (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Nolito (Benfica).
  • 88
    Torres (Chelsea) has an effort on goal.
    The 28-year-old latches onto Juan Mata's inviting cross but directs his header straight at Artur from inside the area.
  • 88
    Artur (Benfica) blocks a shot.
  • 86
    Witsel (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 86
    David Luiz (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Rodrigo (Benfica).
  • 86
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) misses the target.
    With Chelsea pouring men forward in search of a decisive second, the Spanish international finds himself free at the back post, before delivering a deft lob which clears the bar.
  • 85
    Nolito (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 85
    Bosingwa (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Nolito (Benfica).
  • 83
    Nolito (Benfica) misses the target.
    The ball breaks kindly for the Spanish forward and he turns well before firing over.
  • Substitution
    82
    Sturridge (in) - Kalou (out) (Chelsea)
  • Substitution
    81
    Nolito (in) - Javi García (out) (Benfica)
  • 80
    Gaitán (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    80
    Bosingwa (in) - Ferreira (out) (Chelsea)
  • 78
    Emerson (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 78
    Ferreira (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • 77
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 77
    Emerson (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ramires (Chelsea).
  • 76
    Matić (Benfica) misses the target.
  • Yellow Card
    75
    Javi García (Benfica) is shown a yellow card.
  • Goal
    75
    Kalou (Chelsea) scores!
    Some patient build-up play from the hosts is seized upon by Chelsea. Fernando Torres darts past Jardel and dinks an inviting cross for the Ivorian, who slots the ball past Artur from close range.
  • 74
    Luisão (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 74
    Torres (Chelsea) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 69
    Artur (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    69
    Rodrigo (in) - Bruno César (out) (Benfica)
  • Substitution
    69
    Matić (in) - Aimar (out) (Benfica)
  • 68
    Torres (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jardel (Benfica).
  • 68
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    68
    Lampard (in) - Raul Meireles (out) (Chelsea)
  • Yellow Card
    67
    Luisão (Benfica) is shown a yellow card.
  • 67
    Luisão (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ramires (Chelsea).
  • 67
    Čech (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 67
    Jardel (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
    Nicolás Gaitán whips in a beautiful cross to the back post, where the Brazilian defender is lurking. He fires a header towards goal but Petr Čech is equal to it and beats the ball away.
  • 67
    Bruno César (Benfica) delivers the corner.
  • 65
    Aimar (Benfica) delivers the corner.
  • 65
    Witsel (Benfica) misses the target.
    The 23-year-old drives forward and his strike takes a wicked deflection, before looping narrowly over the bar.
  • 65
    Aimar (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 64
    Ferreira (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • 60
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) misses the target.
    The Spanish midfielder breaks through on goal and rounds the goalkeeper, but the angle is against him and the resulting strike cannons back off a post.
  • 60
    Bruno César (Benfica) misses the target.
    The 23-year-old tries his luck from distance once more, but his shot is wild and comfortably over.
  • 59
    Maxi Pereira (Benfica) has a shot blocked.
  • 57
    Emerson (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 57
    Torres (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • 56
    Čech (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 56
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
    The ball gets stuck under the feet of the 28-year-old and his strike consequently lacks the power to test Petr Čech.
  • 55
    Javi García (Benfica) misses the target.
    Nicolás Gaitán hangs a ball to the back post, which the Spanish midfielder latches on to - but his header flies harmlessly over.
  • 54
    Artur (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 54
    Ramires (Chelsea) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 53
    Kalou (Chelsea) misses the target.
    Fernando Torres picks out the unmarked forward but he fails to direct his header on goal when well-placed in front of goal. A glorious chance goes begging.
  • 52
    David Luiz (Chelsea) has a shot blocked.
  • 52
    David Luiz (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 51
    Luisão (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kalou (Chelsea).
  • 51
    Javi García (Benfica) has a shot blocked.
  • 51
    Čech (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 51
    Bruno César (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
    The Brazilian midfielder picks the ball up from Pablo Aimar's neat pass - and unleashes a left-footed shot which is well handled by Petr Čech.
  • 48
    Čech (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 48
    Javi García (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 48
    Gaitán (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 48
    Aimar (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 47
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) has a shot blocked.
  • 47
    Aimar (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 46
    David Luiz (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Aimar (Benfica).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    The game restarts and the home side are immediately on the front foot.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Chris Burke, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica: Little goalmouth action so far as Chelsea have kept things tight, and Benfica will need more guile if they are to earn a first-leg lead – though Chelsea have shown they have the quality to score too.
  • 45
    Kalou (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Bruno César (Benfica).
  • 44
    Aimar (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 43
    Ferreira (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Emerson (Benfica).
  • 43
    Artur (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 43
    Terry (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Witsel (Benfica).
  • 43
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) delivers the corner.
  • 41
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) delivers the corner.
  • 40
    Raul Meireles (Chelsea) has an effort on goal.
    Salomon Kalou feeds the Portuguese midfielder, who strikes a vociferous effort, which is palmed away by Artur. Splendid effort from distance.
  • 40
    Artur (Benfica) blocks a shot.
  • 39
    Torres (Chelsea) misses the target.
    The Spanish forward shows nimble feet, before making room for a shot, which drifts over.
  • 37
    Bruno César (Benfica) misses the target.
    The ball falls kindly for the midfielder on the edge of the area but the resulting strike skews wide.
  • 36
    David Luiz (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 35
    Gaitán (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Mikel (Chelsea).
  • 33
    Raul Meireles (Chelsea) misses the target.
    The Portuguese midfielder tries his luck from distance this time, but fails to test Artur as the ball crashes over the bar.
  • 33
    Mikel (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 33
    Luisão (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Torres (Chelsea).
  • 33
    Čech (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
    The Brazilian midfielder drifts into space but his ambitious effort finds the grateful arms of Petr Čech.
  • 33
    Bruno César (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 32
    Gaitán (Benfica) has a shot blocked.
  • 31
    Bruno César (Benfica) has a shot blocked.
  • 31
    Bruno César (Benfica) delivers the corner.
  • 28
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) misses the target.
    Some patient build-up play from Benfica results in Emerson whipping in a decent cross. The imposing forward meets the ball but heads comfortably over.
  • 27
    Artur (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 27
    Kalou (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • 26
    Raul Meireles (Chelsea) delivers the corner.
  • 26
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    26
    Bruno César (Benfica) is shown a yellow card.
  • 25
    Bruno César (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ferreira (Chelsea).
  • 24
    Luisão (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 23
    Torres (Chelsea) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 23
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Raul Meireles (Chelsea).
  • 22
    Torres (Chelsea) misses the target.
    The Spanish international brings the ball down outside the area, but his strike lacks execution and flies over the bar.
  • 22
    Mikel (Chelsea) takes the free-kick.
  • 22
    Aimar (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Raul Meireles (Chelsea).
  • 19
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) misses the target.
    The Paraguayan finds space behind the visitors' defence, takes the ball on his chest but fires a volley wide of goal. First danger signs for Chelsea.
  • 18
    Witsel (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    18
    Raul Meireles (Chelsea) is shown a yellow card.
  • 18
    Raul Meireles (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • 16
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) delivers the corner.
  • 14
    Čech (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 14
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
    The Eagles show a glimpse of their attacking flair as the 28-year-old fires a header straight at Petr Čech.
  • 13
    Aimar (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 13
    Terry (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Óscar Cardozo (Benfica).
  • 12
    Kalou (Chelsea) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 11
    David Luiz (Chelsea) misses the target.
    The adventurous full-back flies forward but rather scuffs his shot harmlessly past a post. Encouraging signs for the visitors.
  • 9
    Jardel (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 9
    Raul Meireles (Chelsea) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Aimar (Benfica).
  • 4
    Aimar (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 3
    Kalou (Chelsea) fouls.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

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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