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UEFA Champions League: SL Benfica - RB Leipzig Match press kits

UEFA Champions League - 2019/20 SeasonMatch press kits

SL BenficaSL BenficaEstádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica - LisbonTuesday 17 September 2019
21.00CET (20.00 local time)
Group G - Matchday 1
RB LeipzigRB Leipzig
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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeTasos Sidiropoulos (GRE)
  • Assistant refereesPolychronis Kostaras (GRE) , Lazaros Dimitriadis (GRE)
  • Video Assistant RefereeMassimiliano Irrati (ITA)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeMarco Di Bello (ITA)
  • Fourth officialIoannis Papadopoulos (GRE)
  • UEFA DelegateAlfred Ludwig (AUT)
  • UEFA Referee observerWilliam Young (SCO)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA Champions League matchesUEFA matches
Tasos Sidiropoulos09/08/19791969

UEFA Champions League matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
15/09/2015UCLGSSL BenficaFC Astana2-0Lisbon
04/11/2015UCLGSMaccabi Tel-Aviv FCFC Porto1-3Haifa
19/10/2016UCLGSCeltic FCVfL Borussia Mönchengladbach0-2Glasgow
07/03/2017UCLR16Arsenal FCFC Bayern München1-5London
11/12/2018UCLGSFC Schalke 04FC Lokomotiv Moskva1-0Gelsenkirchen

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
08/08/2013UEL3QRHapoel Ramat Gan FCEstoril Praia0-1Ramat Gan
28/11/2013UELGSSevilla FCEstoril Praia1-1Seville
09/10/2014U21PONetherlandsPortugal0-2Alkmaar
14/11/2014EUROQRPortugalArmenia1-0Faro-Loulé
27/06/2015U21SFPortugalGermany5-0Olomouc
15/09/2015UCLGSSL BenficaFC Astana2-0Lisbon
04/11/2015UCLGSMaccabi Tel-Aviv FCFC Porto1-3Haifa
19/10/2016UCLGSCeltic FCVfL Borussia Mönchengladbach0-2Glasgow
07/03/2017UCLR16Arsenal FCFC Bayern München1-5London
11/12/2018UCLGSFC Schalke 04FC Lokomotiv Moskva1-0Gelsenkirchen

Last updated 15/09/2019 23:26CET

Legend

ALL-TIME STATISTICS
The all-time record of the competing clubs in UEFA club competition.

UEFA club competition: These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records in UEFA club competition defined as European Champion Clubs' Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Cup Winner's Cup UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Intertoto Cup and European/South American Cup. Matches in the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup and the 1972 Super Cup are not included as they were not held under UEFA auspices, while the FIFA Club World Cup is excluded.

Match officials

UCL: Total matches officiated in the UEFA Champions League from 1992/93 season, group stage to final only. Matches where the official has acted as the fourth official are not included in these statistics. These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records.

UEFA: Total matches officiated in UEFA club competition including all qualifying round matches. Matches where the official has acted as the fourth official are not included in these statistics. These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records.

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • UCLQ: Current season total UEFA Champions League appearances in the qualifying rounds and play-offs only
  • UCL: Current season total UEFA Champions League appearances from group stage onwards prior to current matchday
  • UCL: Total appearances in the UEFA Champions League from 1992/93 season, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.