Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica - Lisbon 03/11/2015 - 20:45CET (19:45 local timelocal)

Group stage - Group C

Benfica - Galatasaray
2-1
 

Benfica - Galatasaray 2-1 - 03/11/2015 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2016

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Benfica edge past Galatasaray to climb to summit

Published: Tuesday 3 November 2015, 22.00CET
Benfica edge past Galatasaray to climb to summit 
Highlights: Benfica 2-1 Galatasaray ©AFP/Getty Images

  • Benfica go top of Group C after edging past Galatasaray in Lisbon
  • Jonas clinically fires home side in front (52)
  • Lukas Podolski's accurate drive quickly brings Galatasaray level (58)
  • Luisão restores Benfica's lead (67); Nicólas Gaitán sent off for hosts late on
  • Next games: Astana v Benfica, Atlético v Galatasaray (25 November)

Benfica climbed to the top of UEFA Champions League Group C thanks to a narrow win against Galatasaray at the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica.

 

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Last updated: 27/11/2015 06:28 CET
 

Match statistics

Benfica
Galatasaray

2

Goals scored

1

49

Possession (%)

51

19

Total attempts

12

8

on target

3

7

off target

4

4

blocked

5

0

against woodwork

0

8

Corners

4

2

Offsides

3

4

Yellow cards

3

1

Red Cards

0

17

Fouls committed

15

14

Fouls suffered

16

424

Passes

455

335

completed

373

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See also

  • Benfica

    Next match played UEFA Champions League: v Astana, 25 November 2015, 2-2
  • Galatasaray

    Next match played UEFA Champions League: v Atlético, 25 November 2015, 2-0