• UEFA Europa League
  • Date: Thu 17 February 2011
  • Kick-off: 18:00
  • Venue: Estadio da Luz
Benfica

Benfica

Cardozo 69"

Jara 80"

2 - 1
Stuttgart

Stuttgart

Harnik 20"

Benfica vs Stuttgart


Team Lineups

Benfica

12 Roberto
14 Maxi Pereira
4 Luisao
27 Sidnei
18 Fabio Coentrao
8 Salvio
6 Javi Garcia
20 Gaitan
10 Aimar
11 Jara80"
7 Cardozo69"
Substitutes
1 Moreira
2 Airton
16 Felipe Menezes
17 Carlos Martins
21 Nuno Gomes
31 Alan Kardec
33 Jardel

Stuttgart

1 Ulreich
21 Boulahrouz
5 Tasci
17 Delpierre
3 Molinaro
7 Harnik20"
35 Trasch
8 Kuzmanovic
42 Hajnal
31 Okazaki
18 Cacau
Substitutes
23 Ziegler
6 Niedermaier
14 Funk
25 Elson
26 Didavi
27 Celozzi
36 Schipplock

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - UEFA Europa League

Benfica

W W D W D W L D

Stuttgart

W W W W L W L L


Live Text Commentary
93:56 +3.56
Yellow card
 

Victorio Maxi Pereira concedes a free kick for a foul on Jeronimo Baretto Cacau. Booking for Victorio Maxi Pereira for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Falcao Elson.

93:14 +3.14
 

Centre by Jorge Carlos Martins, Francisco Javi Garcia takes a shot. Sven Ulreich makes a save.

92:27 +2.27
 

Effort on goal by Oscar Cardozo from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

90:39 +0.39
 

Nicolas Gaitan sends in a cross, Francisco Javi Garcia takes a shot. Save made by Sven Ulreich. Effort on goal by Jacomo Felipe Menezes from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

89:40
 

Christian Trasch delivers the ball.

87:48
 

Corner taken by Jorge Carlos Martins from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Martin Harnik.

86:53
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christian Trasch by Francisco Javi Garcia. Booking for Francisco Javi Garcia. Free kick taken by Christian Trasch.

85:53
Substitution
 

Nicolas Gaitan produces a cross, Franco Jara has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar. Jacomo Felipe Menezes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Franco Jara.

85:24
 

Handball by Franco Jara. Christian Trasch restarts play with the free kick.

84:02
 

Foul by Anderson Luisao on Shinji Okazaki, free kick awarded. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Christian Trasch.

83:18
 

Inswinging corner taken by Falcao Elson from the right by-line.

80:48
Goal
 

Franco Jara scores a goal from 35 yards. Benfica 2-1 VfB Stuttgart.

77:47
 

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Anderson Luisao misses to the right of the target.

76:55
 

Franco Jara fouled by Martin Harnik, the ref awards a free kick. Jorge Carlos Martins restarts play with the free kick.

75:31
Substitution
 

Georg Niedermaier comes on in place of Zdravko Kuzmanovic.

73:41
Substitution
 

Junior Alan Kardec is brought on as a substitute for Eduardo Salvio. Jorge Carlos Martins joins the action as a substitute, replacing Pablo Aimar.

69:01
Goal
 

Oscar Cardozo fires in a goal from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Benfica 1-1 VfB Stuttgart.Assist on the goal came from Pablo Aimar.

68:26
 

Jeronimo Baretto Cacau concedes a free kick for a foul on Rechel Sidnei. Alexandre Fabio Coentrao restarts play with the free kick.

65:58
 

Victorio Maxi Pereira crosses the ball, Headed effort from inside the area by Francisco Javi Garcia misses to the left of the goal.

65:25
 

Victorio Maxi Pereira crosses the ball, Mathieu Delpierre makes a clearance.

64:16
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Falcao Elson.

63:35
 

Cristian Molinaro concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicolas Gaitan. Nicolas Gaitan takes the direct free kick.

62:43
Substitution
 

Falcao Elson is brought on as a substitute for Tamas Hajnal.

61:44
 

Shot from just outside the box by Jeronimo Baretto Cacau misses to the right of the target.

60:51
 

Nicolas Gaitan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shinji Okazaki. Cristian Molinaro restarts play with the free kick.

60:21
 

Nicolas Gaitan decides to take the corner short.

59:59
 

Corner taken right-footed by Pablo Aimar, save by Sven Ulreich. Nicolas Gaitan takes a shot. Sven Ulreich makes a save.

59:37
 

Pablo Aimar takes a shot. Save made by Sven Ulreich.

57:42
Yellow card
 

Mathieu Delpierre gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicolas Gaitan. Booking for Mathieu Delpierre for unsporting behaviour. Pablo Aimar fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Sven Ulreich.

56:05
 

Franco Jara gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shinji Okazaki. Cristian Molinaro takes the free kick.

54:35
 

Handball decision goes against Franco Jara. Cristian Molinaro takes the direct free kick.

53:00
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Oscar Cardozo on Christian Trasch. Direct free kick taken by Tamas Hajnal.

52:09
 

Effort on goal by Franco Jara from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target. Corner taken left-footed by Pablo Aimar, Martin Harnik manages to make a clearance.

51:28
 

Alexandre Fabio Coentrao takes a shot. Sven Ulreich makes a save. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Pablo Aimar, clearance by Zdravko Kuzmanovic.

50:20
 

The ball is sent over by Nicolas Gaitan.

49:38
 

Christian Trasch crosses the ball.

46:48 +1.48
 

Eduardo Salvio takes a shot. Blocked by Khalid Boulahrouz. Outswinging corner taken by Nicolas Gaitan from the right by-line.

46:36 +1.36
 

Corner taken by Pablo Aimar played to the near post.

47:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Zdravko Kuzmanovic on Pablo Aimar. Shot on goal comes in from Francisco Javi Garcia from the free kick.

46:05 +1.05
 

Corner taken left-footed by Nicolas Gaitan, save made by Sven Ulreich.

47:09
 

Foul by Cristian Molinaro on Franco Jara, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Oscar Cardozo.

45:32 +0.32
 

The ball is delivered by Nicolas Gaitan, clearance by Mathieu Delpierre.

45:22
 

Unfair challenge on Franco Jara by Serdar Tasci results in a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Oscar Cardozo from the free kick.

41:57
 

Alexandre Fabio Coentrao goes into the book.

41:15
 

Francisco Javi Garcia concedes a free kick for a foul on Shinji Okazaki. Zdravko Kuzmanovic takes the free kick.

39:32
 

Foul by Eduardo Salvio on Shinji Okazaki, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Cristian Molinaro. Martin Harnik is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Anderson Luisao takes the indirect free kick. Eduardo Salvio concedes a free kick for a foul on Shinji Okazaki. Shinji Okazaki takes the direct free kick.

38:22
 

Shinji Okazaki challenges Eduardo Salvio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Pablo Aimar.

37:57
 

Pablo Aimar takes a shot. Blocked by Serdar Tasci.

36:46
 

Zdravko Kuzmanovic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicolas Gaitan. Nicolas Gaitan restarts play with the free kick.

35:56
 

Francisco Javi Garcia takes a shot. Comfortable save by Sven Ulreich.

35:22
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Tamas Hajnal.

32:05
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christian Trasch by Francisco Javi Garcia. Tamas Hajnal restarts play with the free kick.

31:44
 

Effort on goal by Christian Trasch from long distance goes over the crossbar.

31:08
 

The ball is swung over by Eduardo Salvio.

29:27
 

Franco Jara concedes a free kick for a foul on Tamas Hajnal. Christian Trasch takes the free kick.

28:33
 

Francisco Javi Garcia challenges Tamas Hajnal unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tamas Hajnal takes the direct free kick.

25:53
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Harnik on Nicolas Gaitan. The referee shows Martin Harnik a yellow card. Centre by Pablo Aimar, Francisco Javi Garcia has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.

24:28
 

Corner taken by Pablo Aimar.

24:15
 

A cross is delivered by Nicolas Gaitan, clearance by Khalid Boulahrouz.

20:30
Goal
 

Martin Harnik gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the area high into the middle of the goal. Benfica 0-1 VfB Stuttgart.Tamas Hajnal provided the assist for the goal. Free kick awarded for a foul by Tamas Hajnal on Alexandre Fabio Coentrao. Alexandre Fabio Coentrao takes the free kick.

19:09
 

Shinji Okazaki challenges Eduardo Salvio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Pablo Aimar crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Khalid Boulahrouz manages to make a clearance.

15:14
 

Foul by Victorio Maxi Pereira on Cristian Molinaro, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Cristian Molinaro.

14:57
 

Shinji Okazaki takes a shot. Save by Jimenez Roberto.

13:46
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Oscar Cardozo by Serdar Tasci. Serdar Tasci receives a yellow card. Shot on goal comes in from Oscar Cardozo from the free kick.

12:44
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Pablo Aimar, save by Sven Ulreich.

11:46
 

Foul by Cristian Molinaro on Eduardo Salvio, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Pablo Aimar from right channel, Zdravko Kuzmanovic manages to make a clearance.

8:51
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tamas Hajnal by Alexandre Fabio Coentrao. Khalid Boulahrouz takes the direct free kick. Oscar Cardozo challenges Serdar Tasci unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Mathieu Delpierre.

6:11
 

The ball is sent over by Cristian Molinaro, Eduardo Salvio gets a block in. Corner taken by Tamas Hajnal.

5:32
 

Victorio Maxi Pereira gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shinji Okazaki. Free kick taken by Cristian Molinaro.

4:58
 

Corner taken left-footed by Nicolas Gaitan to the near post, Eduardo Salvio takes a shot. Mathieu Delpierre gets a block in.

4:37
 

The ball is swung over by Eduardo Salvio, blocked by Khalid Boulahrouz.

2:50
 

The ball is crossed by Martin Harnik.

2:37
 

Centre by Martin Harnik, clearance made by Anderson Luisao.

2:20
 

Eduardo Salvio challenges Cristian Molinaro unfairly and gives away a free kick. Cristian Molinaro takes the free kick.

2:05
 

The ball is crossed by Eduardo Salvio, Zdravko Kuzmanovic makes a clearance.

1:22
 

Unfair challenge on Nicolas Gaitan by Khalid Boulahrouz results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Pablo Aimar.