Newcastle United vs. Benfica  1 - 1

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Commentary

Minute   Description
90' +4 Jardel enters the game and replaces E. Salvio.
90' +2 E. Salvio has scored a goal for Benfica! Assist by Rodrigo.
90' Newcastle have won a free kick on the left in a good position after Marveaux is pulled down on the run by Almeida and that has to be a second bookable offence, but the referee refuses to caution the defender. Lucky boy.
89' CHANCE! Cardozo is released inside the box by Matic, but his effort is straight down Krul's throat and Williamson gets hold of it before playing his way out of trouble.
88' Benfica are looking dangerous on the counter at the moment, with Newcastle struggling to get any momentum going again.
86' Panic in the home defence as they struggle to get their foot on the ball pinging around in and around the box, but Perez restores calm when his effort flies over the bar.
84' As it stands, Newcastle need one more goal to go through, with Benfica currenly on course for their first defeat in nine games.
83' M. Williamson gets yellow.
82' Yanga-Mbiwa goes in late on Gaitin and Garay is over the free kick, 30 yards out from goal...but he smashes it wide after Cardozo lays it off.
81' M. Yanga-Mbiwa gets yellow.
Newcastle look a threat every time they flood forward at the minute and Benfica are just hanging on, bereft of any composure they had earlier on in the game.

Premier League table

# Team MP D P
15 2 -1 1
16 2 -2 1
17 2 -2 1
18 2 -3 0
19 2 -3 0

Primeira Liga table

# Team MP D P
2 2 +5 6
3 2 +4 6
4 2 +3 6
5 2 +3 6
6 2 +3 4