LIVE: Bayern Munich vs Benfica

Bayern and Benfica clash at the Allianz Arena in the 4th matchday of the Champions League. The Bavarians top with group with a perfect record of 3 wins from 3 games as well this they haven’t conceded any goals. Bayern have also scored 12 goals so far in the Champions League. Many see them as the favourites to win this game with their front three of Lewandowski, Muller and Coman. The last time these two sides met was in Matchday 3 when Bayern scored four late goals to clinch the victory from the Portuguese side,

Benfica are second in the group with their only loss coming to Bayern Munich. The Portuguese side are struggling in front of goal at the moment as they have only scored 3 goals in 3 games. Defensively Benfica are vulnerable from set pieces with two of Bayern Munich’s goal coming from clever set piece routines. The visitors are expected to sit back and absorb pressure from Bayern Munich and will attempt to hit them on the counterattack.  

  • Thank you

    That’s all for tonight, it’s been a pleasure to watch Bayern Munich and Benfica play and describe the action for you. It was a wonderful game. See you next time.

  • Happy outing for Bayern

  • Key Stats

    Bayern are the highest scoring team in the Champions League with 17 goals.

    They have conceded 2 goals which is the lowest amount of any other team.

    Robert Lewandowski scored his 28th career hat trick in his 100th Champions League game.

    Bayern Munich have qualified for the Last 16 of the Champions League as group winners

  • Full Time

    Bayern 5 Benfica 2 it’s all lover at the Allianz Arena

    Bayern’s goal scorers: Lewandowski (hat trick) Sane and Gnabry

    Benfica’s goal scorers: Nunez and Morato

  • Rare chance for Benfica

    Subsitute Silva smashes the ball towards Neuer but screws his shot well wide of goal.

    3 Minutes added on

  • 5-2 Bayern

  • The Breakdown

    It’s a corner for Bayern which Benfica clear the ball is passed all the away back to Neuer who clears the ball which lands at the feet of Lewandowski the striker runs through on goal and chips Vlachodimos on goal for his 8th Champions League goal in 4 games

  • Goal Bayern Munich

    It’s a hat trick for Robert Lewandowski in the 83rd Minute

  • Tired Benfica

    The Portuguese side want the game to end now a lot of their players are feeling the squeeze from Bayern

  • 81 minutes

    The amount of substitutions that have taken place has ruined the flow of the game Bayern are just passing the ball around and Benfica are happy to let them do so

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