Match statistics

BenficaCeltic

Goals scored2
 
1
on target18
 
5
off target13
 
3
Corners10
 
3
Offsides0
1
Fouls committed9
 
16
Yellow cards2
 
3
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)60
 
40

Standings

Last updated: 19/06/2013 21:17 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Benfica have kept their qualification hopes alive with a well-earned win over Celtic here tonight. Goals from Ola John and Ezequiel Garay have drawn the two sides level on seven points in the group.
  • 90+3
    Watt (Celtic) misses the target.
    Kris Commons' cross finds its way to Tony Watt who drives it across goal, but Gary Hooper cannot get a touch to grab the equaliser.
  • Substitution
    90+2
    Jardel (in) - Salvio (out) (Benfica)
  • 90+1
    Kayal (Celtic) misses the target.
    Beram Kayal finds space on the edge of the area as the free kick falls to him, he cannot get over the volley and it goes into the crowd.
  • Yellow Card
    90+1
    André Almeida (Benfica) is booked.
  • 90
    André Almeida (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Samaras (Celtic).
  • 90
    Gaitán (Benfica) misses the target.
  • 90
    Salvio (Benfica) delivers the corner.
  • 89
    Forster (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 89
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 88
    Forster (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 88
    Salvio (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 88
    Artur (Benfica) makes a save.
  • 88
    Watt (Celtic) has an effort on goal.
  • 87
    Watt (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Luisão (Benfica).
  • 86
    Wilson (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 86
    Salvio (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    85
    Wanyama (Celtic) is cautioned by the referee.
    Victor Wanyama's yellow card means he will not be eligible to play against FC Spartak Moskva in the final group game.
  • 85
    Wanyama (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • 84
    Artur (Benfica) makes a save.
  • 84
    Commons (Celtic) has an effort on goal.
    Kris Commons cuts in from the right and shoots low, but it is a comfortable save for Artur.
  • 83
    Wanyama (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Pérez (Benfica).
  • 82
    Commons (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Pérez (Benfica).
  • 81
    John (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 80
    Forster (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 80
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) delivers the free-kick on target.
    Óscar Cardozo hits a fierce free-kick which is bound for the top corner until Fraser Forster gets a left hand up to the ball to divert it over the top. A superb save.
  • Substitution
    80
    Watt (in) - Ledley (out) (Celtic)
  • 79
    Ambrose (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • Substitution
    78
    Maxi Pereira (in) - Matić (out) (Benfica)
  • Yellow Card
    77
    Melgarejo (Benfica) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 77
    Melgarejo (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Kayal (Celtic).
  • Substitution
    75
    Gaitán (in) - Lima (out) (Benfica)
  • 75
    Ambrose (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 75
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 74
    Salvio (Benfica) misses the target.
    At the other end Fraser Forster is beaten as Eduardo Salvio hits a terrific shot which hits the bar and goes over.
  • 73
    Artur (Benfica) makes a save.
  • 73
    Commons (Celtic) has an effort on goal.
    Victor Wanyama tries to curl one into the bottom corner from the edge of the area but Artur keeps it out.
  • 73
    Artur (Benfica) makes a save.
  • 73
    Wanyama (Celtic) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    71
    Garay (Benfica) scores!
    Nemanja Matić plays the ball into the penalty area, Luisão wins the header to play the ball into the path of Ezequiel Garay who volleys home a wonderful goal from close range to give his team the lead.
  • 71
    John (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 67
    Forster (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 67
    Lima (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
    Nemanja Matić threads a lovely ball into Lima who is allowed to turn by Efe Ambrose. His low shot is dealt with comfortably by Fraser Forster.
  • 66
    Matić (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Samaras (Celtic).
    Giorgos Samaras does well to win a free kick when surrounded by defenders.
  • 66
    Commons (Celtic) takes the corner.
    Artur punches the ball clear.
  • Substitution
    64
    Commons (in) - Brown (out) (Celtic)
  • 61
    Matić (Benfica) misses the target.
    Nemanja Matić tees the ball up nicely for himself with his chest, but his volley is too high.
  • 61
    John (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 59
    Luisão (Benfica) misses the target.
    Nemanja Matić heads back into the penalty area where Luisão arrives, he hooks his shot goalwards but it loops harmlessly over the top.
  • 59
    John (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 58
    Samaras (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on André Almeida (Benfica).
  • 57
    Pérez (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Kayal (Celtic).
  • 56
    Pérez (Benfica) misses the target.
    Eduardo Salvio's corner falls to Enzo Peréz on the edge of the area, his volley flies over the top and does not threaten Fraser Forster's goal.
  • 56
    Salvio (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 56
    Matthews (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 56
    André Almeida (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
    André Almeida hits a fierce shot but it strikes Adam Matthews and goes out for a corner.
  • 55
    Hooper (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Luisão (Benfica).
  • 53
    Matthews (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 53
    Lima (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
    Efe Ambrose is left trailing by Lima on the left-hand side. He cuts in and shoots past Fraser Forster but Adam Matthews had got back and clears off the line.
  • 52
    Melgarejo (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Brown (Celtic).
  • 51
    Salvio (Benfica) takes the corner.
    Efe Ambrose rises highest at the near post and heads clear.
  • Yellow Card
    48
    Ledley (Celtic) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 48
    Ledley (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on André Almeida (Benfica).
  • 46
    Brown (Celtic) is penalised for a foul on Óscar Cardozo (Benfica).
  • Substitution
    46
    Kayal (in) - Mulgrew (out) (Celtic)
    A change for Celtic at the start of the second half, with Beram Kayal replacing goal-maker Charlie Mulgrew
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Celtic play the ball forward from the restart but Benfica have it.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+1
    Luisão (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Forster (Celtic).
  • 45+1
    John (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 45
    Salvio (Benfica) misses the target.
  • 45
    Wanyama (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 45
    Matić (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 45
    Ledley (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 45
    Pérez (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 44
    Matić (Benfica) misses the target.
  • 44
    John (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 44
    Forster (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 44
    John (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 42
    André Almeida (Benfica) misses the target.
  • 42
    Wanyama (Celtic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lima (Benfica).
  • 41
    Salvio (Benfica) misses the target.
  • 41
    Ledley (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 41
    André Almeida (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 41
    John (Benfica) delivers the corner.
  • 41
    Wilson (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 40
    Matić (Benfica) misses the target.
  • 40
    Ambrose (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 40
    Salvio (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 40
    Mulgrew (Celtic) delivers the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    38
    Samaras (Celtic) is shown a yellow card.
  • 38
    Samaras (Celtic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pérez (Benfica).
  • 38
    Samaras (Celtic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Matić (Benfica).
  • 35
    Samaras (Celtic) misses the target.
  • 33
    Pérez (Benfica) misses the target.
  • 33
    Brown (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 33
    Melgarejo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 33
    Wilson (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 33
    Lima (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    32
    Samaras (Celtic) scores!
    Charlie Mulgrew's deep corner beats everyone as it curls towards the far post, Giorgos Samaras has escaped his marker and heads into the ground and up into the roof of the net to make it 1-1.
  • 32
    Mulgrew (Celtic) delivers the corner.
  • 31
    Forster (Celtic) makes a save.
  • 31
    Salvio (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 30
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) misses the target.
    Eduardo Salvio slides a lovely pass through to Óscar Cardozo who hits the ball first-time with his left foot but it goes wide of the near post. A terrific chance.
  • 29
    Samaras (Celtic) fouls.
  • 27
    Hooper (Celtic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Melgarejo (Benfica).
  • 24
    Pérez (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Wanyama (Celtic).
  • 20
    Hooper (Celtic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Garay (Benfica).
  • 17
    Hooper (Celtic) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 15
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Wilson (Celtic).
  • 10
    Matić (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Brown (Celtic).
  • Goal
    7
    John (Benfica) scores!
    Eduardo Salvio breaks down the right and gets a cross over despite the attentions of Kelvin Wilson. Scott Brown fails to clear and Ola John slams a low shot into the corner to Fraser Forster's right to give the home side the lead.
  • 4
    Brown (Celtic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Melgarejo (Benfica).
  • 1
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) misses the target.
    Giorgos Samaras loses possession in his own half and Óscar Cardozo needs no second invitation to shoot, but his effort goes over the top and does not trouble Fraser Forster.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    The home side have the ball from the start and are playing it around the back.

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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