UEFA Europa League

Arsenal
 
FT
3-2
(4) AGG (3)
Benfica
 
(4) AGG (3)
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 21’
  • Kieran Tierney 67’
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 87’
  • 43’ Diogo Gonçalves
  • 61’ Rafa
1 Half Time 1
26/02/2021
Round of 32
Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium

    Timeline

    • KICK OFF
    • 0'
      Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
    • 0'
      First Half begins.
    • 3'
      Foul by Adel Taarabt (Benfica).
    • 3'
      Gabriel Magalhães (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 4'
      Diogo Gonçalves (Benfica) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 4'
      Foul by Kieran Tierney (Arsenal).
    • 4'
      Adel Taarabt (Benfica) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 5'
      YC Adel Taarabt
    • 9'
      Attempt saved. Granit Xhaka (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.
    • 14'
      Haris Seferovic (Benfica) hits the woodwork with a left footed shot from the left side of the box.
    • 19'
      Attempt blocked. Emile Smith Rowe (Arsenal) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Kieran Tierney.
    • 20'
      Goal! Arsenal 1, Benfica 0. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bukayo Saka with a through ball.
    • 21'
      G Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Assist Bukayo Saka
    • 21'
      Offside, Benfica. Helton Leite tries a through ball, but Haris Seferovic is caught offside.
    • 22'
      Haris Seferovic (Benfica) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 22'
      Foul by Gabriel Magalhães (Arsenal).
    • 24'
      Attempt missed. Dani Ceballos (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.
    • 27'
      Julian Weigl (Benfica) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 27'
      Foul by Bukayo Saka (Arsenal).
    • 30'
      Foul by Lucas Verissimo (Benfica).
    • 30'
      Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 32'
      Foul by Emile Smith Rowe (Arsenal).
    • 32'
      Pizzi (Benfica) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 33'
      Attempt missed. Jan Vertonghen (Benfica) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Pizzi with a cross following a set piece situation.
    • 37'
      Offside, Arsenal. David Luiz tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.
    • 40'
      Offside, Arsenal. Dani Ceballos tries a through ball, but Bukayo Saka is caught offside.
    • 40'
      Adel Taarabt (Benfica) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 40'
      Foul by Martin Ødegaard (Arsenal).
    • 41'
      Julian Weigl (Benfica) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 41'
      Foul by Dani Ceballos (Arsenal).
    • 42'
      Goal! Arsenal 1, Benfica 1. Diogo Gonçalves (Benfica) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.
    • 43'
      G Diogo Gonçalves
    • 43'
      Diogo Gonçalves (Benfica) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 43'
      Foul by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal).
    • 44'
      Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Gabriel Magalhães.
    • 46'
      First Half ends, Arsenal 1, Benfica 1.
    • HALF TIME
    • 45'
      Second Half begins Arsenal 1, Benfica 1.
    • 45'
      Foul by Gabriel Magalhães (Arsenal).
    • 45'
      Haris Seferovic (Benfica) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 49'
      Offside, Arsenal. Martin Ødegaard tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.
    • 56'
      Substitution, Benfica. Darwin Núñez replaces Haris Seferovic.
    • 57'
      SI Darwin Núñez SO Haris Seferovic
    • 57'
      Substitution, Benfica. Everton replaces Pizzi.
    • 57'
      Substitution, Benfica. Gabriel Pires replaces Adel Taarabt.
    • 58'
      SI Everton SO Pizzi
    • 58'
      SI Gabriel Pires SO Adel Taarabt
    • 59'
      Foul by Darwin Núñez (Benfica).
    • 59'
      Gabriel Magalhães (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 59'
      Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Lucas Verissimo.
    • 60'
      Goal! Arsenal 1, Benfica 2. Rafa (Benfica) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner.
    • 61'
      G Rafa
    • 62'
      Substitution, Arsenal. Willian replaces Emile Smith Rowe.
    • 62'
      Substitution, Arsenal. Thomas Partey replaces Dani Ceballos.
    • 63'
      SI Willian SO Emile Smith Rowe
    • 63'
      SI Thomas Partey SO Dani Ceballos
    • 63'
      Attempt saved. Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Martin Ødegaard with a cross.
    • 66'
      Goal! Arsenal 2, Benfica 2. Kieran Tierney (Arsenal) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Willian.
    • 67'
      G Kieran Tierney Assist Willian
    • 69'
      Attempt missed. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Kieran Tierney with a cross.
    • 71'
      Attempt missed. David Luiz (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
    • 73'
      Attempt missed. Darwin Núñez (Benfica) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.
    • 74'
      Offside, Arsenal. Thomas Partey tries a through ball, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is caught offside.
    • 76'
      Attempt missed. Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) right footed shot from the right side of the box.
    • 77'
      Darwin Núñez (Benfica) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 77'
      Gabriel Magalhães (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 77'
      Substitution, Arsenal. Alexandre Lacazette replaces Héctor Bellerín.
    • 78'
      SI Alexandre Lacazette SO Héctor Bellerín
    • 84'
      Substitution, Benfica. Nuno Tavares replaces Alejandro Grimaldo.
    • 85'
      SI Nuno Tavares SO Alejandro Grimaldo
    • 86'
      Attempt blocked. Gabriel Pires (Benfica) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Nuno Tavares with a cross.
    • 86'
      Goal! Arsenal 3, Benfica 2. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Bukayo Saka with a cross.
    • 87'
      G Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Assist Bukayo Saka
    • 89'
      Substitution, Benfica. Gian-Luca Waldschmidt replaces Julian Weigl.
    • 89'
      Substitution, Arsenal. Calum Chambers replaces Bukayo Saka.
    • 89'
      Substitution, Arsenal. Mohamed Elneny replaces Martin Ødegaard.
    • 90'
      SI Gian-Luca Waldschmidt SO Julian Weigl
    • 90'
      SI Calum Chambers SO Bukayo Saka
    • 90'
      SI Mohamed Elneny SO Martin Ødegaard
    • 90'
      Match ends, Arsenal 3, Benfica 2.
    • 92'
      Offside, Benfica. Nuno Tavares tries a through ball, but Rafa is caught offside.
    • 94'
      Rafa (Benfica) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 94'
      Foul by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal).
    • 94'
      Second Half ends, Arsenal 3, Benfica 2.
    • FULL TIME

    Line Up

    4-2-3-1
    ACTIVE
    3-5-2
    Goalkeeper
    germany
    Bernd Leno
    1
    Defender
    scotland
    Kieran Tierney
    3
    Defender
    brazil
    Gabriel Magalhães
    6
    Defender
    england
    Calum Chambers
    21
    90'Substituted
    Defender
    brazil
    David Luiz
    23
    Midfielder
    ghana
    Thomas Partey
    18
    63'Substituted
    Midfielder
    egypt
    Mohamed Elneny
    25
    90'Substituted
    Midfielder
    switzerland
    Granit Xhaka
    34
    Attacker
    france
    Alexandre Lacazette
    9
    78'Substituted
    Attacker
    brazil
    Willian
    12
    63'Substituted
    Attacker
    gabon
    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
    14
    Goalkeeper
    brazil
    Helton Leite
    77
    Defender
    brazil
    Lucas Verissimo
    4
    Defender
    belgium
    Jan Vertonghen
    5
    Defender
    argentina
    Nicolás Otamendi
    30
    Captain
    Defender
    portugal
    Nuno Tavares
    71
    85'Substituted
    Midfielder
    brazil
    Gabriel Pires
    8
    58'Substituted
    Midfielder
    portugal
    Diogo Gonçalves
    17
    Midfielder
    portugal
    Rafa
    27
    Attacker
    brazil
    Everton
    7
    58'Substituted
    Attacker
    uruguay
    Darwin Núñez
    9
    57'Substituted
    Attacker
    germany
    Gian-Luca Waldschmidt
    10
    90'Substituted

    SUBSTITUTES

    Goalkeeper
    australia
    Mat Ryan
    33
    Goalkeeper
    estonia
    Karl Hein
    44
    Defender
    spain
    Héctor Bellerín
    2
    Captain
    78'Substituted
    Defender
    portugal
    Cédric Soares
    17
    Defender
    spain
    Pablo Marí
    22
    Midfielder
    england
    Bukayo Saka
    7
    90'Substituted
    Midfielder
    spain
    Dani Ceballos
    8
    63'Substituted
    Midfielder
    norway
    Martin Ødegaard
    11
    90'Substituted
    Midfielder
    england
    Emile Smith Rowe
    32
    63'Substituted
    Attacker
    côte d'ivoire
    Nicolas Pépé
    19
    Attacker
    england
    Eddie Nketiah
    30
    Attacker
    brazil
    Gabriel Martinelli
    35
    Goalkeeper
    belgium
    Mile Svilar
    1
    Goalkeeper
    greece
    Odysseas Vlachodimos
    99
    Defender
    brazil
    Gilberto
    2
    Defender
    spain
    Alejandro Grimaldo
    3
    85'Substituted
    Midfielder
    argentina
    Franco Cervi
    11
    Midfielder
    portugal
    Chiquinho
    19
    Midfielder
    portugal
    Pizzi
    21
    58'Substituted
    Midfielder
    germany
    Julian Weigl
    28
    90'Substituted
    Midfielder
    brazil
    Pedrinho
    38
    Midfielder
    morocco
    Adel Taarabt
    49
    58'Substituted
    Attacker
    switzerland
    Haris Seferovic
    14
    57'Substituted

    MANAGERS

    spain
    Mikel Arteta
    portugal
    Jorge Jesus

    Statistics

    OVERVIEW

    Possession 53% 47%
    Effective Chances 6 3
    Shots on Target 5 2
    Turnovers 12 16

    POSSESSION

    Passes 614 568
    Passing Accuracy 89% 85%
    Passing Accuracy in opponent’s half 87% 82%
    Crosses 27 9
    Crossing accuracy 30% 33%

    ATTACK

    Shots 30 33
    Shots outside the box 3 2
    Shots inside the box 7 5
    Shooting accuracy 50% 33%

    DEFENCE

    Tackles 13 15
    Effective Tackles 62% 53%
    Blocked Shots 1 1
    Clearances 13 17
    Saves 2 0

    DISCIPLINE

    Fouls Conceded 10 3
    Yellow Cards 0 1
    Red Cards 0 0
    Offsides 4 2

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