Champions League - Group G
Benfica3Zenit St Petersburg0

Benfica v Zenit St Petersburg

Line-ups

Benfica

  • 99Vlachodimos
  • 84Franco Tavares
  • 97Reis Ferreira
  • 6Rúben Dias
  • 3Grimaldo
  • 21Afonso Fernandes
  • 8Appelt PiresBooked at 19minsSubstituted forSamarisat 81'minutes
  • 49Taarabt
  • 11CerviSubstituted forSeferovicat 81'minutes
  • 19Machado
  • 95Alves MoraisSubstituted forLucas Fernandesat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Lucas Fernandes
  • 14Seferovic
  • 22Samaris
  • 33Nivaldo Vieira
  • 71Tavares
  • 72Zlobin
  • 73Neves Filipe

Zenit St Petersburg

  • 41Kerzhakov
  • 15Karavaev
  • 4Osorio
  • 6Ivanovic
  • 3dos Santos Justino de MeloBooked at 56mins
  • 21ErokhinBooked at 55minsSubstituted forSutorminat 65'minutes
  • 5Barrios
  • 27OzdoevBooked at 43minsSubstituted forSmolnikovat 60'minutes
  • 17ShatovSubstituted forMakat 90'minutes
  • 7Azmoun
  • 22Dzyuba

Substitutes

  • 19Smolnikov
  • 20Mak
  • 32Kranevitter
  • 38Musaev
  • 78Vasyutin
  • 84Vorobjov
  • 91Sutormin
Referee:
Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz
Attendance:
40,232

Match Stats

Home TeamBenficaAway TeamZenit St Petersburg
Possession
Home62%
Away38%
Shots
Home16
Away3
Shots on Target
Home7
Away1
Corners
Home8
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Benfica 3, Zenit St Petersburg 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Benfica 3, Zenit St Petersburg 0.

Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Wilmar Barrios.

Hand ball by Rúben Dias (Benfica).

Substitution

Substitution, Zenit St Petersburg. Robert Mak replaces Oleg Shatov.

Substitution

Substitution, Benfica. Caio replaces Carlos Vinicius.

Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Yordan Osorio.

Attempt blocked. Andreas Samaris (Benfica) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Carlos Vinicius (Benfica) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Yordan Osorio (Zenit St Petersburg).

Foul by Adel Taarabt (Benfica).

Aleksey Sutormin (Zenit St Petersburg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Zenit St Petersburg. Conceded by Alejandro Grimaldo.

Substitution

Substitution, Benfica. Haris Seferovic replaces Franco Cervi.

Substitution

Substitution, Benfica. Andreas Samaris replaces Gabriel Pires.

Goal!

Own Goal by Sardar Azmoun, Zenit St Petersburg. Benfica 3, Zenit St Petersburg 0.

Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Mikhail Kerzhakov.

Attempt saved. Carlos Vinicius (Benfica) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Pizzi with a cross.

Corner, Zenit St Petersburg. Conceded by Odisseas Vlachodimos.

Attempt saved. Sardar Azmoun (Zenit St Petersburg) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Corner, Zenit St Petersburg. Conceded by Ferro.

Attempt missed. Tomas Tavares (Benfica) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Offside, Benfica. Carlos Vinicius tries a through ball, but Pizzi is caught offside.

Offside, Zenit St Petersburg. Wilmar Barrios tries a through ball, but Vyacheslav Karavaev is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Carlos Vinicius (Benfica) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Pizzi following a fast break.

Hand ball by Franco Cervi (Benfica).

Offside, Zenit St Petersburg. Oleg Shatov tries a through ball, but Artem Dzyuba is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Zenit St Petersburg. Aleksey Sutormin replaces Aleksandr Erokhin.

Attempt missed. Chiquinho (Benfica) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Ferro following a corner.

Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Branislav Ivanovic.

Attempt blocked. Franco Cervi (Benfica) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is blocked. Assisted by Chiquinho.

Attempt saved. Alejandro Grimaldo (Benfica) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gabriel Pires.

Gabriel Pires (Benfica) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sardar Azmoun (Zenit St Petersburg).

Substitution

Substitution, Zenit St Petersburg. Igor Smolnikov replaces Magomed Ozdoev.

Goal!

Goal! Benfica 2, Zenit St Petersburg 0. Pizzi (Benfica) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Douglas Santos (Zenit St Petersburg) for hand ball.

Penalty conceded by Douglas Santos (Zenit St Petersburg) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Booking

Aleksandr Erokhin (Zenit St Petersburg) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Adel Taarabt (Benfica) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG54101221013
2Real Madrid522111748
3Club Bruges503239-63
4Galatasaray502319-82

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich55002141715
2Tottenham53111711610
3Red Star Belgrade5104319-163
4Olympiakos5014714-71

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Man City5320123911
2Shakhtar Donetsk5131810-26
3Dinamo Zagreb51229905
4Atalanta5113512-74

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Juventus5410104613
2Atl Madrid52126517
3B Leverkusen520357-26
4Lokomotiv Moscow510449-53

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Liverpool6411138513
2Napoli6330114712
3RB Salzburg6213161337
4KRC Genk6015520-151

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barcelona642094514
2B Dortmund631288010
3Inter Milan621310917
4Slavia Prague6024410-62

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1RB Leipzig6321108211
2Lyon62229818
3Benfica62131011-17
4Zenit St Petersburg621379-27

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Valencia632197211
2Chelsea6321119211
3Ajax6312126610
4Lille6015414-101
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