Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica - Lisbon 04/11/2014 - 20:45CET (19:45 local time)

Group stage - Group C

Benfica - Monaco
1-0
 

Benfica - Monaco 1-0 - 04/11/2014 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2015

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Benfica up and running as Talisca sinks Monaco

Published: Tuesday 4 November 2014, 23.00CET
Benfica up and running as Talisca sinks Monaco
Talisca is delighted after putting Benfica ahead ©AFP/Getty Images

Late Talisca goal hands Benfica first win in Group C
2003/04 finalists Monaco suffer first defeat in section
Eagles move within point of second-placed French club
Monaco No1 Danijel Subašić concedes for first time in this season's competition
Next games: Zenit v Benfica, Leverkusen v Monaco (26 November)

In-form Talisca scored a vital 82nd-minute goal as SL Benfica beat AS Monaco FC to revive their UEFA Champions League qualification prospects.

 

Lineups

benfica

Benfica

monaco

Monaco

20Júlio César (GK)1Subašić (GK)
4Luisão (C)2Fabinho
7Samaris
29
62
3Kurzawa
9Derley
86
6Carvalho
39
10Gaitán
90+1
8João Moutinho
74
14Maxi Pereira11Ocampos
63
18Salvio17Ferreira-Carrasco
30Talisca
82
19Traoré
26
72
33Jardel22Kondogbia
86
34André Almeida24Raggi
35Pérez
38
28Toulalan (C)
56

Substitutes

1Artur (GK)16Stekelenburg (GK)
11Lima
62
5Abdennour
21Pizzi7Dirar
63
23Benito14Bakayoko
24Cristante
86
15Bernardo Silva
32Tiago
90+1
18Germain
86
37César23Martial
72
86

Coaches

Jorge Jesus (POR) Leonardo Jardim (POR)

Referee

David Fernández Borbalán (ESP)

Standings

Last updated: 27/11/2014 15:17 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
 

Match statistics

Benfica
Monaco

1

Goals scored

0

54

Possession (%)

46

16

Total attempts

15

3

on target

5

6

off target

5

7

blocked

5

0

against woodwork

0

6

Corners

7

1

Offsides

4

2

Yellow cards

5

0

Red Cards

0

16

Fouls committed

16

14

Fouls suffered

15

428

Passes

323

357

completed

259

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    They left it late but Benfica get their first win of the season in Group C. Talisca popped up at the back post to smash in and move the Portuguese champions to within a point of Monaco, currently second, who conceded their first goal in the section tonight.
  • Substitution
    90+1
    Tiago (in) - Gaitán (out) (Benfica)
  • Substitution
    86
    Germain (in) - Kondogbia (out) (Monaco)
  • Substitution
    86
    Cristante (in) - Derley (out) (Benfica)
  • Yellow Card
    86
    Martial (Monaco) is shown a yellow card.

See also

  • Benfica

    Next match played UEFA Champions League: v Zenit, 26 November 2014, 1-0
  • Monaco

    Next match played UEFA Champions League: v Leverkusen, 26 November 2014, 0-1
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