Eintracht Frankfurt vs Benfica (2-0)

Eintracht Frankfurt on the Main benefitted from the absence of power unit within the Galilean League as they eliminate Benfica via the away goals rule following a 2-0 home win on a weekday.

Filip Kostic’s goal from an offside position was granted to face within the thirty-sixth minute, and Sebastian Rode leveled the tie at 4-4 just over twenty minutes from the top to send the Bundesliga side through to the semi-finals.

Benfica had established a robust position with a 4-2 ending every week past however were unable to muster a response once the linesman’s mistake within the half left their lead wanting tenuous.

Benfica defended stoutly for abundant of the primary 0.5, and solely a umpirage error scoured their two-goal advantage.

Replays showed wing-back Kostic to possess been well offside once he turned within the rebound from a Mijat Gacinovic shot that affected the bottom of the left post.

Bruno Lage’s protestations resulted solely within the Benfica head coach sent to the stands before the break.

His team, in brief, displayed a broader sense of urgency once the interval as Haris Seferovic worked Kevin Trapp with a close-range header.

The hosts, though, forever appeared a threat going forward and therefore the critical strike eventually came from AN unlikely supply, midfielder Rode side-footing into the bottom-right corner from the sting of the world.

The entire complexion of the competition virtually swung back to Benfica’s favor towards the death; however, athlete Salvio may solely realize the skin of the post from Alejandro Grimaldo’s cross as Benfica fell narrowly wanting to advance.

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37′Eintracht FrankfurtF. Kostic
67′Eintracht FrankfurtS. Rode


Eintracht Frankfurt Lineups

31Kevin Trapp
19David Abraham
20Makoto Hasebe
3Simon Falette
24Danny da Costa
5Gélson Fernandes
17Sebastian Rode
10Filip Kostić
11Mijat Gaćinović
8Luka Jović
4Ante Rebić


Benfica Lineups

99Odysseas Vlachodimos
34André Almeida
6Rúben Dias
3Alejandro Grimaldo
5Ljubomir Fejsa
22Andreas Samaris
27Rafa Silva
83Gedson Fernandes
79João Félix
14Haris Seferović


Eintracht Frankfurt – Benfica Match Statistics

Eintracht Frankfurt


15Shots Total6
4Shots on goal2
8Shots off goal3
3Shots blocked1
10Shots inside box6
5Shots outside box0
50%Possession Time50%
368Passes Total366
250Accurate Passes243
68%Accurate Passes%66%

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