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.
Other Matches: Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt (4-2)
|37′||Eintracht Frankfurt||F. Kostic|
|67′||Eintracht Frankfurt||S. Rode|
Eintracht Frankfurt Lineups
|24||Danny da Costa|
Eintracht Frankfurt – Benfica Match Statistics
|4||Shots on goal||2|
|8||Shots off goal||3|
|10||Shots inside box||6|
|5||Shots outside box||0|
— Eintracht Frankfurt (@eintracht_eng) April 18, 2019