Benfica Secure 2-0 Win Over Bruges in Champions League

In the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League, Benfica defeated Club Brugge 2-0 at the latter’s home. Joao Mario scored from a penalty in the 51st minute, after the referee had awarded the penalty for Jack Hendry’s intervention on Goncalo Ramos. David Neres then added a late goal in the 88th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mistake by Bjorn Meyer. In the first half, Benfica had squandered many chances to secure superiority and Joao Mario had also squandered a first-half opportunity. Brugge, under England manager Scott Parker, had started the game strongly, but the Benfica defense had hampered their attempts. The referee had also ruled out a goal for Bruges at half-time, for offside by Denis Odoi. With this victory, Benfica extended their record of unbeaten in Champions League to eight consecutive games, the best in their history in the competition.

Benfica secured a 2-0 win against Club Brugge in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League, giving them the advantage before the return match in Lisbon next month. Joao Mario scored a successful 51st-minute penalty after Benfica had squandered many chances to secure superiority before the start of the game. David Neres added a late goal in the 88th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mistake by Bjorn Meyer. Brugge, under England manager Scott Parker, had started the game strongly, but the Benfica defense had hampered their attempts. The referee had also ruled out a goal for Bruges at half-time, for offside by Denis Odoi. With this victory, Benfica extended their record of unbeaten in Champions League to eight consecutive games, the best in their history in the competition.

Benfica’s 2-0 win over Club Brugge in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League gave them the advantage before the return match in Lisbon next month. Joao Mario scored a successful 51st-minute penalty after Benfica had squandered many chances to secure superiority. David Neres then added a late goal in the 88th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mistake by Bjorn Meyer. Brugge, under England manager Scott Parker, had started the game strongly, but the Benfica defense had hampered their attempts. The referee had also ruled out a goal for Bruges at half-time, for offside by Denis Odoi. This victory extended Benfica’s record of unbeaten in Champions League to eight consecutive games, the best in their history in the competition.

Benfica earned a 2-0 win against Club Brugge in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League, giving them the advantage before the return match in Lisbon next month. Joao Mario scored a successful 51st-minute penalty after Benfica had squandered many chances to secure superiority. David Neres then added a late goal in the 88th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mistake by Bjorn Meyer. Brugge, under England manager Scott Parker, had started the game strongly, but the Benfica defense had hampered their attempts. The referee had also ruled out a goal for Bruges at half-time, for offside by Denis Odoi. This victory extended Benfica’s record of unbeaten in Champions League to eight consecutive games, the best in their history in the competition.

Benfica earned a 2-0 victory over Club Brugge in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League, giving them the advantage before the return match in Lisbon next month. Joao Mario scored a successful 51st-minute penalty after Benfica had squandered many chances to secure superiority. David Neres then added a late goal in the 88th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mistake by Bjorn Meyer. Brugge, led by England manager Scott Parker, had started the game strongly, but the Benfica defense had hampered their attempts. The referee had also ruled out a goal for Bruges at half-time, for offside by Denis Odoi. This victory extended Benfica’s record of unbeaten in Champions League to eight consecutive games, the best in their history in the competition.

Benfica earned a 2-0 victory over Club Brugge in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League, giving them the advantage before the return match in Lisbon next month. Joao Mario scored a successful 51st-minute penalty after Benfica had squandered many chances to secure superiority. David Neres then added a late goal in the 88th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mistake by Bjorn Meyer. Brugge, led by England manager Scott Parker, had started the game strongly, but the Benfica defense had hampered their attempts. The referee had also ruled out a goal for Bruges at half-time, for offside by Denis Odoi. This victory extended Benfica’s record of unbeaten in Champions League to eight consecutive games, the best in their history in the competition.

Benfica earned a 2-0 victory over Club Brugge in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League, giving them the advantage before the return match in Lisbon next month. Joao Mario scored a successful 51st-minute penalty after Benfica had squandered many chances to secure superiority. David Neres then added a late goal in the 88th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mistake by Bjorn Meyer. Brugge, led by England manager Scott Parker, had started the game strongly, but the Benfica defense had hampered their attempts. The referee had also ruled out a goal for Bruges at half-time, for offside by Denis Odoi. With this victory, Benfica extended their record of unbeaten in Champions League to eight consecutive games, the best in their history in the competition.

Benfica earned a 2-0 victory over Club Brugge in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League, giving them the advantage before the return match in Lisbon next month. Joao Mario scored a successful 51st-minute penalty after Benfica had squandered many chances to secure superiority. David Neres then added a late goal in the 88th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mistake by Bjorn Meyer. Brugge, led by England manager Scott Parker, had started the game strongly, but the Benfica defense had hampered their attempts. The referee had also ruled out a goal for Bruges at half-time, for offside by Denis Odoi. This victory extended Benfica’s record of unbeaten in Champions League to eight consecutive games, the best in their history in the competition.

Benfica earned a 2-0 victory over Club Brugge in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League, giving them the advantage ahead of the return match in Lisbon next month. Joao Mario scored a successful 51st-minute penalty after Benfica had squandered many chances to secure superiority. David Neres then added a late goal in the 88th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mistake by Bjorn Meyer. Brugge, led by England manager Scott Parker, had started the game strongly, but the Benfica defense had hampered their attempts. The referee had also ruled out a goal for Bruges at half-time, for offside by Denis Odoi. This victory extended Benfica’s record of unbeaten in Champions League to eight consecutive games, the best in their history in the competition.

Benfica earned a 2-0 victory over Club Brugge in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League, giving them the advantage ahead of the return match in Lisbon next month. Joao Mario scored a successful 51st-minute penalty after Benfica had squandered many chances to secure superiority. David Neres then added a late goal in the 88th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mistake by Bjorn Meyer. Brugge, led by England manager Scott Parker, had started the game strongly, but the Benfica defense had hampered their attempts. The referee had also ruled out a goal for Bruges at half-time, for offside by Denis Odoi. This victory extended Benfica’s record of unbeaten in Champions League to eight consecutive games, the best in their history in the competition.

Benfica earned a 2-0 victory over Club Brugge in the first leg of the first knockout round of the Champions League, giving them the advantage ahead of the return match in Lisbon next month. Joao Mario scored a successful 51st-minute penalty after Benfica had squandered many chances to secure superiority. David Neres then added a late goal in the 88th minute, taking advantage of a defensive mistake by Bjorn Meyer. Brugge, led by England manager Scott Parker, had started the game strongly, but the Benfica defense had hampered their attempts. The referee had also ruled out a goal for Bruges at half-time, for offside by Denis Odoi. This victory extended Benfica’s record of unbeaten in Champions League to eight consecutive games, the best in their history in the competition. Benfica’s performance was impressive and they will be looking to continue their unbeaten run when they face Brugge again in Lisbon on 7 March. With their current form, they will be the favourites to progress to the quarter-finals of the competition.