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

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

benfica

Benfica

leverkusen

Leverkusen

1Artur (GK)1Leno (GK)
2Lisandro López5Spahić
9Derley
76
6Rolfes (C)
83
11Lima
62
9Drmic
71
15John10Hakan Çalhanoğlu
21Pizzi13Hilbert
23Benito17Boenisch
26
24Cristante
36
21Ömer Toprak
32
90+1
32Tiago
87
23Kruse
46
34André Almeida (C)27Castro
37César38Bellarabi

Substitutes

13Paulo Lopes (GK)25Krešić (GK)
16Nélson Oliveira
76
7Son
71
28Sílvio11Kiessling
83
30Talisca
62
16Jedvaj
33Jardel18Wendell
78Gonçalo Guedes19Brandt
46
97João Teixeira
87
35Yurchenko

Coaches

Jorge Jesus (POR)
Roger Schmidt (GER)

Referee

Aleksei Kulbakov (BLR)

Standings

Last updated: 18/03/2015 21:28 CET
 

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)

See also

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