Quarter-finals, Second leg - 11/04/2013 - 21:05CET (20:05 local time) - St James' Park - Newcastle
1-1
Aggregate: 2-4 

Newcastle - Benfica 1-1 - 11/04/2013 - Match page - UEFA Europa League 2013

Match statistics

NewcastleBenfica

Goals scored1
 
1
Possession (%)0
100
Total attempts10
 
12
on target5
 
5
off target4
 
6
blocked1
 
1
against woodwork0
 
0
Corners4
 
4
Offsides6
 
0
Yellow cards4
 
3
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed17
 
10
Fouls suffered8
 
15

Standings

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Newcastle 1-1 Benfica (agg: 2-4): The hosts gave it a valiant effort, and had chances in a frenetic finish, but the defecit was too great and Benfica reach the final four
  • Substitution
    90+3
    Jardel (in) - Salvio (out) (Benfica)
  • Goal
    90+2
    Salvio (Benfica) scores!
    Benfica seal it. Rodrigo's low centre from the left is met by Eduardo Salvio, who finishes emphatically.
  • 90+2
    Artur (Benfica) makes a save.
    The shot flicks off the wall and the keeper does brilliantly to hold it under pressure in wet conditions.
  • 90+2
    Cabaye (Newcastle) has an effort on goal.
  • 90+2
    Cabaye (Newcastle) takes the free-kick.
  • 90
    André Almeida (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Marveaux (Newcastle).
  • 89
    Ben Arfa (Newcastle) misses the target.
    Hatem Ben Arfa cuts inside his marker, but fires over from the edge of the area after skillful play down the right flank.
  • 89
    Krul (Newcastle) makes a save.
    Tim Krul is again forced to make a strong save at his near post after Benfica work the overlap well.
  • 89
    Gaitán (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 89
    Pérez (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 88
    Sh. Ameobi (Newcastle) is penalised for a foul on Garay (Benfica).
  • 86
    Pérez (Benfica) misses the target.
  • 86
    Krul (Newcastle) makes a save.
    Tim Krul gets down to his left to beat out the angled drive from the left of the area.
  • 86
    Gaitán (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    83
    Williamson (Newcastle) is shown a yellow card.
  • 83
    Williamson (Newcastle) is penalised for a foul on Cardozo (Benfica).
  • 82
    Garay (Benfica) misses the target.
    The centre-back's thumping free-kick flies wide of the right upright.
  • 82
    Cardozo (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    81
    Yanga-Mbiwa (Newcastle) is shown a yellow card.
  • 81
    Yanga-Mbiwa (Newcastle) is penalised for a foul on Cardozo (Benfica).
  • 80
    Cabaye (Newcastle) misses the target.
  • 78
    Artur (Benfica) makes a save.
    Shola Ameobi slips as he shoots from distance, and the ball runs harmlessly though to Artur.
  • 78
    Sh. Ameobi (Newcastle) has an effort on goal.
  • 78
    Marveaux (Newcastle) is flagged for offside.
  • Substitution
    76
    Rodrigo (in) - John (out) (Benfica)
  • 75
    Cissé (Newcastle) is penalised for a foul on Artur (Benfica).
  • 75
    Ben Arfa (Newcastle) has a shot blocked.
    Hatem Ben Arfa's shot from range spins up wickedly and drops into the area, but Artur races out and beats Papiss Cissé to the falling ball.
  • 74
    Marveaux (Newcastle) takes the corner.
  • 72
    Pérez (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Yanga-Mbiwa (Newcastle).
  • Substitution
    72
    Cardozo (in) - Lima (out) (Benfica)
  • Goal
    71
    Cissé (Newcastle) scores!
    Papiss Cissé nods in from close range after Hatem Ben Arfa had whisked away possession from the visitors, and Shola Ameobi clipped across goal.
  • Yellow Card
    70
    Cabaye (Newcastle) is cautioned by the referee.
    Yohan Cabaye will be suspended for the next European match.
  • 69
    Cabaye (Newcastle) is penalised for a foul on André Almeida (Benfica).
  • 68
    Cissé (Newcastle) misses the target.
    Sylvain Marveaux immediately involved, curling a cross to Papiss Cissé, who heads wide of the right post from the penalty spot.
  • Substitution
    67
    Marveaux (in) - Haïdara (out) (Newcastle)
  • Yellow Card
    67
    Cissé (Newcastle) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 66
    Cissé (Newcastle) is flagged for offside.
  • 65
    Ben Arfa (Newcastle) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    63
    Ben Arfa (in) - Anita (out) (Newcastle)
    Newcastle's No10 enters the fray to rapturous applause.
  • 63
    Gaitán (Benfica) misses the target.
    Nicolás Gaitán slices wide from the lay-off on the edge of the area.
  • 62
    Cissé (Newcastle) is flagged for offside.
  • 61
    Cabaye (Newcastle) takes the corner.
  • 60
    Haïdara (Newcastle) is penalised for a foul on Salvio (Benfica).
  • 58
    Gaitán (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 57
    Cabaye (Newcastle) misses the target.
  • 57
    Cabaye (Newcastle) takes the free-kick.
  • 56
    Lima (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Williamson (Newcastle).
  • 55
    Garay (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Sh. Ameobi (Newcastle).
  • 55
    Lima (Benfica) misses the target.
    Lima receives a pull-back in a terrific position., but leaning back he blazes over from 12 metres out.
  • 54
    Simpson (Newcastle) fouls.
  • 53
    John (Benfica) misses the target.
    Ola John hits a wild effort from the angle on the left of the area, firing high and wide of the right post.
  • 52
    Sh. Ameobi (Newcastle) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Matić (Benfica).
  • 51
    Cabaye (Newcastle) delivers the corner.
  • 51
    Artur (Benfica) makes a save.
  • 51
    Sh. Ameobi (Newcastle) has an effort on goal.
  • 49
    Cabaye (Newcastle) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    49
    André Almeida (Benfica) is shown a yellow card.
    André Almeida is now suspended for the next match in Europe.
  • 49
    André Almeida (Benfica) fouls.
  • 47
    John (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 46
    Cabaye (Newcastle) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • Substitution
    46
    Sh. Ameobi (in) - Bigirimana (out) (Newcastle)
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    The hosts get the game restarted, hunting for that elusive goal to spark a comeback in this tie. An extra striker - Shola Ameobi - has been brought on to aid the cause.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Newcastle 0-0 Benfica (agg: 1-3): A half of few chances, but plenty of atmosphere and tactical intrigue. The home side finished the half brightly and will need to start similarly after the interval if they are to recover this tie.
  • 45+2
    Salvio (Benfica) fouls.
  • 45
    Cissé (Newcastle) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 45
    Cabaye (Newcastle) takes the free-kick.
  • 44
    Salvio (Benfica) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Gutiérrez (Newcastle).
  • 42
    Artur (Benfica) makes a save.
  • 42
    Bigirimana (Newcastle) has an effort on goal.
  • 41
    Gutiérrez (Newcastle) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • 39
    Bigirimana (Newcastle) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 38
    Krul (Newcastle) makes a save.
    Not an easy save for the keeper, smothering a squirming volley from Enzo Peréz in slippery conditions.
  • 38
    Pérez (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 37
    Gaitán (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 37
    Haïdara (Newcastle) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Salvio (Benfica).
  • 36
    Salvio (Benfica) misses the target.
    Ola John races down the left and clips towards Eduardo Salvio at the back post, but the winger glances a header past the right post.
  • 33
    Cissé (Newcastle) is penalised for a foul on Garay (Benfica).
  • Yellow Card
    31
    Artur (Benfica) is shown a yellow card.
  • Yellow Card
    31
    Pérez (Benfica) is shown a yellow card.
    Enzo Peréz is now banned for the first leg of the semi-final, should Benfica reach it.
  • 31
    Gutiérrez (Newcastle) is penalised for a foul on Salvio (Benfica).
  • 28
    Gaitán (Benfica) has a shot blocked.
    Massadio Haïdara produces a magnificent goal line block after Tim Krul misjudged a Benfica through ball and conceded possession. Nicolás Gaitán cannot beat the left-back on the line with the keeper stranded.
  • 28
    Krul (Newcastle) takes the free-kick.
  • 27
    Luisão (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Cissé (Newcastle).
  • 24
    Cissé (Newcastle) fouls.
  • 23
    Luisão (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Williamson (Newcastle).
  • 23
    John (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 23
    Bigirimana (Newcastle) is penalised for a foul on Pérez (Benfica).
  • 15
    Gaitán (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 11
    Cabaye (Newcastle) takes the free-kick.
  • 11
    André Almeida (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Gutiérrez (Newcastle).
  • 9
    Cissé (Newcastle) is penalised for a foul on Garay (Benfica).
  • 7
    Cissé (Newcastle) is flagged for offside.
  • 5
    Gaitán (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 4
    Salvio (Benfica) takes the free-kick.
  • 4
    Haïdara (Newcastle) is penalised for a foul on Salvio (Benfica).
  • 3
    Krul (Newcastle) makes a save.
    A point-blank block by the keeper from Lima's improvised flick after André Almeida's cross from the right.
  • 3
    Lima (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Benfica, in their traditional red, kick off with a thunderous noise echoing around the ground.

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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