Match statistics

BenficaChelsea

Goals scored1
 
2
Attempts on target11
 
7
Attempts off target6
 
4
Corners4
 
4
Offsides1
 
8
Fouls committed18
 
18
Yellow cards2
 
1
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)53
 
47

Standings

Matches

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Bjorn Kuipers brings a close to a thrilling second half in Amsterdam. Chelsea are the new UEFA Europa League champions, goals from Fernando Torres and Branislav Ivanović sealing a 2-1 victory in Amsterdam. The Blues also become the first team to hold both of UEFA's biggest club trophies simultaneously.
  • Goal
    90+3
    Ivanović (Chelsea) scores!
    Chelsea retake the lead in added time at the Amsterdam ArenA. Juan Mata's corner is met by Branislav Ivanović, who arcs a superb header past the stationary Artur and into the far corner. Is that the winner for Rafael Benítez's side?
  • 90+3
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) takes the corner.
  • 90+1
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) fouls.
  • 90
    Torres (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Pérez (Benfica).
  • 90
    A. Cole (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 90
    Luisão (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 88
    Lima (Benfica) misses the target.
  • 88
    Lampard (Chelsea) misses the target.
    Juan Mata looks to have been crowded out by the Benfica defence, but manages to poke a pass to Frank Lampard. The midfielder unleashes a powerful drive from range that thuds against Artur's crossbar before bouncing to safety. Chelsea so close to a winner.
  • 88
    Čech (Chelsea) makes a save.
  • 88
    Matić (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 87
    Ramires (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Lima (Benfica).
  • 87
    Cahill (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on John (Benfica).
  • 87
    Artur (Benfica) makes a save.
  • 87
    Azpilicueta (Chelsea) has an effort on goal.
    Ashley Cole's cross is cleared only as far as César Azpilicueta, who tries his luck from outside the Benfica area. Artur dives to his right to make a comfortable save.
  • 86
    André Almeida (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Oscar (Chelsea).
  • 85
    Pérez (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on David Luiz (Chelsea).
  • 85
    Cahill (Chelsea) misses the target.
  • 85
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) takes the corner.
  • 84
    Ramires (Chelsea) has an effort on goal.
    Juan Mata slides a pass to Ramires, who surges into the Benfica area. His shot is blocked by the sliding figure of Luisão.
  • 84
    Luisão (Benfica) blocks a shot.
  • 83
    Jardel (Benfica) misses the target.
    Jardel rises well to meet Eduardo Salvio's corner but cannot direct his header on goal.
  • 83
    Salvio (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 82
    John (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 81
    Čech (Chelsea) makes a save.
    Óscar Cardozo lets fly with a dipping volley from just outside the Chelsea area, forcing Petr Čech into a fine save.
  • 81
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 81
    Ramires (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • 79
    Ramires (Chelsea) is flagged for offside.
  • 79
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) fouls.
  • Substitution
    78
    Jardel (in) - Garay (out) (Benfica)
    Jorge Jesus is forced to make his final change as centre-back Ezequiel Garay is forced off with an injury.
  • 75
    Matić (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Ramires (Chelsea).
  • 72
    John (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Azpilicueta (Chelsea).
  • 70
    Ramires (Chelsea) is flagged for offside.
  • Goal
    68
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) scores from the penalty spot.
    Benfica are awarded a penalty when César Azpilicueta handles in the penalty area. Óscar Cardozo makes no mistake from the spot, slamming his shot beyond Petr Čech to the delight of the Benfica fans. All square once more at the Amsterdam ArenA.
  • 67
    Azpilicueta (Chelsea) fouls.
  • 66
    David Luiz (Chelsea) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • Substitution
    66
    John (in) - Melgarejo (out) (Benfica)
    20-year-old Ola John also enters the fray for the Eagles, replacing Melgarejo.
  • Substitution
    66
    Lima (in) - Rodrigo (out) (Benfica)
    Jorge Jesus makes a change in attack, Lima replacing Rodrigo.
  • 65
    Pérez (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on David Luiz (Chelsea).
  • 64
    Matić (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Oscar (Chelsea).
  • 63
    Ramires (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Matić (Benfica).
  • 63
    Luisão (Benfica) blocks a shot.
  • 63
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) delivers the free-kick on target.
    Juan Mata shoots from 20 metres but cannot find a way past the Benfica wall.
  • Yellow Card
    61
    Luisão (Benfica) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 61
    Luisão (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Torres (Chelsea).
  • Goal
    60
    Torres (Chelsea) scores!
    Chelsea take the lead at the Amsterdam ArenA. A Petr Čech throw is flicked on by Juan Mata to Fernando Torres, who shows great strength to turn his marker. The Spaniard advances on goal, holding off the challenge of Luisão before rounding Artur and clipping a shot into the net.
  • 59
    Čech (Chelsea) makes a save.
  • 59
    Salvio (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
    Eduardo Salvio finds himself in space as a cross comes over from the left flank, but he can only direct his header at Petr Čech, who clutches the ball gratefully.
  • 57
    Torres (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Pérez (Benfica).
  • 56
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) takes the corner.
  • 55
    Ramires (Chelsea) is flagged for offside.
  • 54
    Luisão (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Torres (Chelsea).
  • 53
    Ramires (Chelsea) is flagged for offside.
  • 52
    Pérez (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Juan Mata (Chelsea).
  • 51
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) is flagged for offside.
  • 51
    Gaitán (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 50
    Azpilicueta (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 50
    Rodrigo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
    Rodrigo makes a late run into the area to get on the end of a cross, only to be denied by the alert Gary Cahill.
  • 49
    Gaitán (Benfica) misses the target.
    Nicolás Gaitán exchanges passes with Rodrigo before slicing wide on the volley.
  • 49
    Ramires (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Melgarejo (Benfica).
  • 48
    Ivanović (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Óscar Cardozo (Benfica).
  • 46
    A. Cole (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Salvio (Benfica).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Chelsea kick off to start the second half.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Bjorn Kuipers brings an absorbing first half to an end. Benfica started brightly, but Chelsea grew into the game as the half progressed and could easily have taken the lead through Frank Lampard. There is all to play for in the second half at the Amsterdam ArenA.
  • 45+2
    Lampard (Chelsea) delivers the free-kick wide.
    Frank Lampard hits a free-kick from 35 metres out, but the ball clears the crossbar.
  • Yellow Card
    45+1
    Garay (Benfica) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 45+1
    Garay (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Oscar (Chelsea).
  • 45
    Azpilicueta (Chelsea) is flagged for offside.
  • 42
    Salvio (Benfica) takes the corner.
  • 42
    Cahill (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 42
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
    Óscar Cardozo, who has been lively in the opening 40 minutes, looks to get on the end of an Enzo Pérez cross. His header is blocked at point-blank range, at the expense of a corner.
  • 41
    Torres (Chelsea) is flagged for offside.
  • 40
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) is flagged for offside.
  • 39
    Juan Mata (Chelsea) takes the corner.
  • 38
    Artur (Benfica) makes a save.
  • 38
    Lampard (Chelsea) has an effort on goal.
  • 35
    Ramires (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • 33
    Gaitán (Benfica) misses the target.
    Melgarejo makes ground down the left flank and finds Rodrigo in the Chelsea penalty area. His cut-back is met by Nicolás Gaitán, but his attempt flies wide of Petr Čech's goal.
  • 33
    Rodrigo (Benfica) fouls.
  • 32
    Rodrigo (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on David Luiz (Chelsea).
  • 32
    A. Cole (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 32
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) delivers the free-kick on target.
    Óscar Cardozo lines up a free-kick from 20 metres, but the Chelsea defensive wall does its job.
  • 31
    Ivanović (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Pérez (Benfica).
  • 27
    Artur (Benfica) makes a save.
  • 27
    Oscar (Chelsea) has an effort on goal.
    Oscar finds a pocket of space in the edge of the Benfica penalty area and hits a powerful shot that stings the palms of Artur.
  • 25
    Garay (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Torres (Chelsea).
  • 22
    André Almeida (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Oscar (Chelsea).
  • 22
    Gaitán (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on David Luiz (Chelsea).
  • 20
    Ramires (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Gaitán (Benfica).
  • 18
    David Luiz (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Pérez (Benfica).
  • 17
    Ramires (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Matić (Benfica).
  • 16
    Ramires (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Matić (Benfica).
  • 15
    Cahill (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 15
    Rodrigo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    14
    Oscar (Chelsea) is shown a yellow card.
  • 14
    Oscar (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Pérez (Benfica).
  • 13
    David Luiz (Chelsea) is penalised for a foul on Matić (Benfica).
  • 12
    Gaitán (Benfica) misses the target.
    Nicolás Gaitán slides a pass through to Eduardo Salvio, who draws two defenders to him before returning the ball to Gaitán. The Argentinian shoots with his favoured left foot but cannot direct the ball on target.
  • 11
    A. Cole (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 11
    Salvio (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
    Melgarejo finds some space down the left and crosses for Óscar Cardozo, whose shot is blocked by Branislav Ivanović. Eduardo Salvio is denied by Ashley Cole on the follow-up.
  • 11
    Ivanović (Chelsea) blocks a shot.
  • 11
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) has an effort on goal.
  • 9
    Torres (Chelsea) is flagged for offside.
  • 6
    Matić (Benfica) is penalised for a foul on Ramires (Chelsea).
  • 2
    Óscar Cardozo (Benfica) misses the target.
    An early sight of goal for Óscar Cardozo, who drifts away from Gary Cahill to connect with André Almeida's cross. Petr Čech watches the ball go over his crossbar.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Benfica, in their traditional kit of red shirts, white shorts and red socks, kick off in front of a lively crowd in Amsterdam.

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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