Benfica provide themselves with a fest against Bruges and join the quarter-finals

Benfica provide themselves with a fest against Bruges and join the quarter-finals

Led by Goncalo Ramos, Benfica confirmed their ticket to the Champions League quarter-finals by defeating Club Brugge in Lisbon on Tuesday (5-1; 2-0 in the first leg).

Match: 5-17-1 on 180 minutes: Benfica were too strong for Club Brugge and will be present in the Champions League quarter-finals. Winner of the first leg in Belgium thanks to goals from Joao Mario from the penalty spot and Neres (2-0, Feb. 15), Roger Schmidt’s team confirmed its superiority in Lisbon on Tuesday night, in collective mastery and by the talent of Goncalo Ramos, Joao Mario and Rafa Silva in particular.

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If Joao Mario was denied an entry goal, on Madjer, by an offside from Gonzalo Ramos (second), if Florentino Luis missed the goal in the perfect position (16th), Brugge capitulated before the break. In a quick pass, Joao Mario released the left side Gonzalo Ramos. He centered perfectly with Rafa Silva, who erased Nielsen in the area to deceive Mignolet with an outside right (38). Brugge, vaguely worrying Lisbon’s defense on two headers from Fanaken (third, 23rd), cracked before returning to the locker room with a number from Gonzalo Ramos. Served by Joao Mario in the area, he played with Michel and Nielsen to score from the right (45 + 2).

Benfica continued to delight their fans after the break, with Goncalo Ramos scoring twice from the left, this time from a cross from Grimaldo. Bruges ended up collapsing after a successful penalty kick from Joao Mario (70′), after cutting Silbero Gilberto, and a cross shot from the left of Neres (77′). But Meijer saved the Belgian honor with a nice shot into the porthole (87).

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Player: Gonzalo Ramos, double, assist

top scorer of the Portuguese championship, The person who scored a hat-trick with Portugal against Switzerland During the World Cup (6-1, December 6) it asserts itself in the Champions League. Gonzalo Ramos (21) distinguished himself on Tuesday evening with a brace and an assist. The quality of his calls and movements hurt the Belgian defense a lot. Sharp, technically correct and very effective.

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