Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt (4-2)

The Portuguese Republic youth international is take into account one in all European football’s brightest abilities, and he delivered thereon name with a surprising show that overshadowed Luka Jovic’s come back to Estadio prosecuting attorney Luz.

Serbia striker Jovic, World Health Organization, is within the second term of a two-season loan at Frankfort from Benfica, got on the scoresheet against his parent club by canceling out Felix’s spot-kick opener, that came when Evan N’Dicka’s dismissal for bundling over Gibson Fernandes within the box.

But the shimmering native talent reticulated double a lot of either facet of a Ruben Dias header to become the youngest player to hit a Galilean League treble, though Goncalo Paciencia did later provide the guests a handy second away goal to require back to Frankfort.

Felix initial illustrated his sought-after ability within the twentieth minute.

The current Manchester United target sent Fernandes scampering into the box with a cute reverse pass so, following N’Dicka’s frightened push from behind, nervelessly reborn the resultant penalty.

Jovic – tipped to sign for Adi Hutter’s men permanently at season’s finish – responded twenty minutes later, Ante Rebic breaking into the box and altruistically squaring for him. However, parity lasted but 3 minutes.

Felix now took it entirely upon himself to brightly hearth into the bottom-left corner from twenty-five yards.

Frankfurt looked to own equalized once more once Filip Kostic’s tame shot squirmed through Odisseas Vlachodimos, just for the offsides flag to travel up against two players deemed to own occupied a lively position.

Instead, they shipped two a lot of in four second-half minutes.

Dias nodded in Benfica’s third when Felix helped on a corner before the adolescent completed his treble by side-footing through Kevin Trapp’s legs from Alex Grimaldo’s cut-back.

Other Matches: Eintracht Frankfurt vs Benfica (2-0)


Goals Benfica

21′BenficaJoao Felix (pen.)
43′BenficaJoao Felix
50′BenficaR. Dias
54′BenficaJoao Felix


Goals Eintracht Frankfurt

40′Eintracht FrankfurtL. Jovic
72′Eintracht FrankfurtG. Paciencia


Benfica Lineups

99Odysseas Vlachodimos
7Sébastien Corchia
6Rúben Dias
3Alejandro Grimaldo
22Andreas Samaris
5Ljubomir Fejsa
27Rafa Silva
83Gedson Fernandes
11Franco Cervi
79João Félix


Eintracht Frankfurt Lineups

31Kevin Trapp
19David Abraham
13Martin Hinteregger
2Evan N’Dicka
20Makoto Hasebe
24Danny da Costa
5Gélson Fernandes
17Sebastian Rode
10Filip Kostić
8Luka Jović
4Ante Rebić


Benfica – Eintracht Frankfurt Match Statistics


Eintracht Frankfurt

12Shots Total13
6Shots on goal3
5Shots off goal7
1Shots blocked3
7Shots inside box12
5Shots outside box1
62%Possession Time38%
501Passes Total284
433Accurate Passes207
86%Accurate Passes%73%

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