Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica - Lisbon 09/12/2014 - 20:45CET (19:45 local time)

Group stage - Group C

Benfica - Leverkusen
0-0
 

Benfica - Leverkusen 0-0 - 09/12/2014 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2015

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Leverkusen slip to second after Benfica stalemate

Published: Tuesday 9 December 2014, 22.00CET
Leverkusen slip to second after Benfica stalemate
Leverkusen's Sebastian Boenisch and Benfica's Lima tussle for possession ©AFP/Getty Images

Point means Leverkusen pipped by Monaco at top of Group C
Lima strikes crossbar early for already eliminated Benfica
• Ömer Toprak dismissed late on frustrating night for visitors
Hosts end bottom of section; Leverkusen advance behind French winners
• Round of 16 draw takes place in Nyon at 12.00CET on 15 December

Bayer 04 Leverkusen slipped to second place in UEFA Champions League Group C as they drew at an inexperienced SL Benfica.

 

Man of the Match

César

Top Player

Benfica 

Lineups

Standings

Last updated: 18/12/2014 12:32 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
 

Match statistics

Benfica
Leverkusen

0

Goals scored

0

49

Possession (%)

51

12

Total attempts

11

2

on target

4

6

off target

4

4

blocked

3

1

against woodwork

0

7

Corners

3

1

Offsides

6

1

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

1

11

Fouls committed

14

13

Fouls suffered

11

435

Passes

453

297

completed

311

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    No goals in Lisbon means Leverkusen are usurped at the top of Group C by Monaco who defeated Zenit. The German visitors brought on their big guns late on but it was not enough and it was Benfica – already out before the game kicked off - who had the clearer of the chances.
  • Red Card
    90+1
    Ömer Toprak (Leverkusen) is shown a second yellow card and is dismissed.
  • Substitution
    87
    João Teixeira (in) - Tiago (out) (Benfica)
  • Substitution
    83
    Kiessling (in) - Rolfes (out) (Leverkusen)

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