David Neres calls Dyhr to dance, gets rid of his marker and lifts in the area. Gonçalo Ramos diverts the header to open the scoring
Enzo Fernandez gets on the left side of the box, invades the area and shoots low. The goalkeeper holds firm
Sisto moves forward on the right and hits a cross on the edge of the area. The ball goes out
11′ THAT BEAUTIFUL
David Neres dribbles beautifully from the back line, plays between Charles’ feathers, attempts a cross and wins a corner
João Mário looks for Gonçalo Ramos in the area, but overdoes it and Olafsson gets the ball
Game played in the midfield. Benfica try to get out of their defensive box, but Midtjylland close the gaps well
Grimaldo stamps the marking while trying to cross
Gonçalo Ramos deflects a throw-in from the left and gives way to a corner
Teams taking the field
You, Ugboh; Stefan Gartenmann, Pablo Ortiz, Mads Døhr Thychosen, Victor Bak, Paulinho, Kouakou, Valdemar Byskov, Chilufya, Gustav Isaksen, Viktor Lind
Olafson; Dalsgaard, Sviatchenko, Juninho, Dyhr; Joel Andersson, Charles, Sorensen; Dreyer, Kaba, Pioneer Sisto
Reserves of the Incarnate Ones
Helton Leite; André Almeida, Bah, Vertonghen, António Silva, Weigl, Paulo Bernardo, Chiquinho, Moreira Jr., Yaremchuk, Musa, Henrique Araújo
Vlachodimos; Gilberto, Morato, Otamendi, Grimaldo; Fernandez, Joao Mario, Florentino; David Neres, Gonçalo Ramos, Rafa Silva
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Midtjylland’s registered players
As the Wolves Come
Already active this season, Midtjylland is fifth in the Danish Superligaen, with only one win in the competition. In addition, the Wolves played in the second qualifying round of the Champions League, eliminating Cyprus’ AEK Larnaca.
Benfica’s Registered Players
Results of the incarnated
How do you eat Benfica?
benfica arrives for the first official match of the season after playing five friendlies. In this preparation period, the Eagles won all games played, scoring 17 goals and conceding five.
UEFA has confirmed that we will have video refereeing (VAR) at this stage of the competition. It is the first time that VAR will appear in a non-centralized phase of a Uefa competition.
How the third qualifying round looks like
There are two round-robin matches. The winners of the third qualifying round advance to the UCL playoffs. The losing teams in the Champions’ Way will play in the Europa League playoffs, while the losers of the League Way will participate in the Europa League group stage.
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