• UEFA Europa League
  • Date: Thu 24 February 2011
  • Kick-off: 20:05
  • Venue: Mercedes-Benz Arena
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Benfica

Benfica

Salvio 30"

Cardozo 77"

Stuttgart vs Benfica


Team Lineups

Stuttgart

23 Ziegler
21 Boulahrouz
6 Niedermaier
17 Delpierre
3 Molinaro
35 Trasch
8 Kuzmanovic
7 Harnik
42 Hajnal
31 Okazaki
36 Schipplock
Substitutes
1 Ulreich
13 Gebhart
14 Funk
25 Elson
26 Didavi
27 Celozzi
38 Bicakcic

Benfica

12 Roberto
14 Maxi Pereira
4 Luisao
27 Sidnei
18 Fabio Coentrao
8 Salvio30"
10 Aimar
2 Airton
20 Gaitan
11 Jara
7 Cardozo77"
Substitutes
13 Julio Cesar
15 Roderick
16 Felipe Menezes
17 Carlos Martins
21 Nuno Gomes
22 Luis Filipe
31 Alan Kardec

Possession Stats

40%
60%

Form Guide - UEFA Europa League

Stuttgart

W W W W L W L L

Benfica

W W D W D W L D


Live Text Commentary
96:40 +6.4
Red card
 

Foul by Zdravko Kuzmanovic on Jorge Carlos Martins, free kick awarded. Zdravko Kuzmanovic is sent off.

94:25 +4.25
 

The ball is swung over by Cristian Molinaro, Rechel Sidnei manages to make a clearance.

94:10 +4.1
 

Foul by Jacomo Felipe Menezes on Timo Gebhart, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Timo Gebhart.

91:39 +1.39
Substitution
 

(Benfica) makes a substitution, with Junior Alan Kardec coming on for Franco Jara.

91:00 +1
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Cristian Molinaro on Eduardo Salvio. The referee shows Cristian Molinaro a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Franco Jara.

90:50 +0.5
 

Short corner worked by Nicolas Gaitan.

89:52
 

Inswinging corner taken by Nicolas Gaitan, Jorge Carlos Martins takes a shot. Save made by Sven Ulreich.

88:37
 

Mathieu Delpierre concedes a free kick for a foul on Franco Jara. Jorge Carlos Martins restarts play with the free kick.

87:50
Substitution
 

Jacomo Felipe Menezes on for Oscar Cardozo.

83:10
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Falcao Elson from the right by-line.

82:44
 

Falcao Elson takes a inswinging corner.

82:33
 

Shinji Okazaki takes a shot. Save by Jimenez Roberto.

79:43
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Timo Gebhart on Alexandre Fabio Coentrao. The referee books Timo Gebhart for unsporting behaviour. Booking for Jorge Carlos Martins for dissent. Nicolas Gaitan crosses the ball in from the free kick.

77:58
Substitution
 

(VfB Stuttgart) makes a substitution, with Falcao Elson coming on for Tamas Hajnal.

75:59
Goal
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Shinji Okazaki on Franco Jara. Shinji Okazaki shown a yellow card. Free kick scored by Oscar Cardozo from outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. VfB Stuttgart 0 (1)-(4) 2 Benfica.

74:21
 

Corner taken by Tamas Hajnal, Anderson Luisao manages to make a clearance.

74:01
 

Shinji Okazaki takes a shot. Jimenez Roberto makes a brilliant save.

73:35
 

Jorge Carlos Martins takes a shot. Sven Ulreich makes a comfortable save.

72:29
Substitution
 

Jorge Carlos Martins comes on in place of Pablo Aimar.

71:49
 

Shinji Okazaki has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

70:50
 

Corner taken by Pablo Aimar from the left by-line played to the near post, Foul by Anderson Luisao on Mathieu Delpierre, free kick awarded. Sven Ulreich takes the direct free kick.

70:22
 

Oscar Cardozo takes a shot. Sven Ulreich makes a fantastic save.

69:57
 

A cross is delivered by Alexandre Fabio Coentrao, save made by Georg Niedermaier.

64:20
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Victorio Maxi Pereira on Sven Schipplock. Shinji Okazaki takes the direct free kick.

62:55
 

Nicolas Gaitan sends in a cross, save by Sven Ulreich.

62:22
 

Nicolas Gaitan crosses the ball, save made by Sven Ulreich.

60:43
Substitution
 

Timo Gebhart is brought on as a substitute for Khalid Boulahrouz.

59:06
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Eduardo Salvio by Georg Niedermaier. The ball is crossed by Pablo Aimar, Shot from close range by Anderson Luisao clears the bar.

57:13
 

Tamas Hajnal takes the outswinging corner, Martin Harnik has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

56:42
 

Victorio Maxi Pereira challenges Shinji Okazaki unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Tamas Hajnal, save made by Jimenez Roberto.

55:50
 

Foul by Alexandre Fabio Coentrao on Tamas Hajnal, free kick awarded. Tamas Hajnal crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Oscar Cardozo.

55:29
 

Tamas Hajnal takes a short corner.

55:20
 

The ball is crossed by Zdravko Kuzmanovic, Anderson Luisao gets a block in.

53:12
 

Long range shot from Christian Trasch misses to the left of the goal.

53:03
 

The ball is crossed by Cristian Molinaro, clearance made by Anderson Luisao.

51:28
Substitution
 

Sven Ulreich comes on in place of Marc Ziegler.

48:33
 

Nicolas Gaitan takes a shot. Save by Marc Ziegler.

47:12
 

Franco Jara takes a shot. Save by Marc Ziegler.

46:28
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Pablo Aimar, Martin Harnik makes a clearance.

45:18
Yellow card
 

Foul by Mathieu Delpierre on Eduardo Salvio, free kick awarded. Mathieu Delpierre is shown a yellow card. Nicolas Gaitan crosses the ball in from the free kick, Khalid Boulahrouz manages to make a clearance.

43:31
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martin Harnik by Rechel Sidnei. Rechel Sidnei goes into the referee's book. Tamas Hajnal takes the direct free kick. Effort on goal by Zdravko Kuzmanovic from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

42:38
 

Georg Niedermaier concedes a free kick for a foul on Franco Jara. Free kick taken by Pablo Aimar.

42:13
 

Nicolas Gaitan delivers the ball.

40:57
 

The ball is swung over by Khalid Boulahrouz, save by Jimenez Roberto.

39:09
 

Pablo Aimar takes the outswinging corner, Georg Niedermaier manages to make a clearance.

38:51
 

Eduardo Salvio takes a shot. Cristian Molinaro gets a block in.

36:22
 

Franco Jara challenges Georg Niedermaier unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Khalid Boulahrouz.

32:35
 

Shinji Okazaki is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jimenez Roberto.

30:03
Goal
 

Eduardo Salvio finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. VfB Stuttgart 0 (1)-(3) 1 Benfica.

29:30
 

Corner taken by Pablo Aimar, Georg Niedermaier manages to make a clearance.

28:35
 

Marc Ziegler concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicolas Gaitan. Nicolas Gaitan crosses the ball in from the free kick, Zdravko Kuzmanovic manages to make a clearance.

27:09
 

Tamas Hajnal fouled by Santos Airton, the ref awards a free kick. Tamas Hajnal has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

24:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cristian Molinaro by Eduardo Salvio. Direct free kick taken by Mathieu Delpierre.

22:18
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Pablo Aimar on Tamas Hajnal. Zdravko Kuzmanovic fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

21:58
 

Outswinging corner taken by Tamas Hajnal from the right by-line, clearance by Rechel Sidnei.

21:45
 

Martin Harnik takes a shot. Jimenez Roberto makes a save.

18:53
 

Effort from inside the area by Oscar Cardozo misses to the right of the goal.

17:34
 

Alexandre Fabio Coentrao takes a shot. Save made by Marc Ziegler.

15:46
 

Outswinging corner taken by Tamas Hajnal. Sven Schipplock takes a shot. Jimenez Roberto makes a save.

14:40
 

Unfair challenge on Christian Trasch by Pablo Aimar results in a free kick. Christian Trasch takes the direct free kick.

14:06
 

Shinji Okazaki takes a shot. Save made by Jimenez Roberto.

13:22
 

Christian Trasch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pablo Aimar. Rechel Sidnei takes the direct free kick.

12:14
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Khalid Boulahrouz.

9:03
 

Long distance shot from Oscar Cardozo misses to the left of the target.

8:28
 

Shinji Okazaki handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Jimenez Roberto.

7:19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Georg Niedermaier by Oscar Cardozo. Free kick taken by Marc Ziegler.

6:35
 

Outswinging corner taken by Pablo Aimar, Anderson Luisao takes a shot. Save by Marc Ziegler.

6:12
 

Nicolas Gaitan has an effort at goal from 20 yards. Marc Ziegler makes a save.

4:32
 

Outswinging corner taken by Tamas Hajnal from the right by-line.

3:21
 

Foul by Sven Schipplock on Santos Airton, free kick awarded. Pablo Aimar takes the direct free kick.

:33
 

Franco Jara gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shinji Okazaki. Mathieu Delpierre restarts play with the free kick.