Missed Liverpool vs Benfica UEFA champions league 2022? We’ve got the best Benfica vs Liverpool highlights. See how Liverpool thrashes Benfica scoring 3 – 1!
- Match between: Liverpool vs Benfica, UEFA Champions league
- Date: 05 Apr 2022, Tuesday
- Time: 08:00 PM BST
- Venue: Lisbon’s Estadio da Luz
Read all of the goals and highlights from Liverpool’s 3-1 win against Benfica in the Champions League quarter-finals first leg on 05 Apr 2022, Tuesday.
Liverpool vs Benfica Champions League 2022: Score(3-1)
Liverpool has a foot in the UEFA Champions League semifinals after extending their winning streak to 17 games in a row, including 9 wins in a row away from Anfield.
Luis Diaz, a former Porto player, added to the misery late on, slotting home to restore the Reds’ 2-goal advantage to carry back to Anfield. Continue reading for complete highlights of Liverpool vs Benfica from W88.
Liverpool vs Benfica highlights 2022
Liverpool vs Benfica, both teams attempted to establish dominance in the early stages, but it was Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool who emerged victorious, with the Reds mostly quietening a raucous home crowd in Lisbon.
Within the first 20 minutes, Liverpool seized the lead thanks to Andy Robertson’s corner, which was met by Ibrahima Konate, who headed the Reds ahead with his first goal of the season.
The visitors maintained their advantage throughout the half, and they doubled their lead through Trent Alexander-raking Arnold’s pass forward, which was met by Luis Diaz, who headed the ball across the goal for Sadio Mane to score 2-0.
At the opening of the 2nd half, Benfica was given new hope when Konate’s blunder allowed the ball to fall to Darwin Nunez, who made no mistake from close range to cut the lead in half.
Despite some nerve-wracking moments, the Reds eventually won 3-1 courtesy of a late Diaz goal, securing home advantage for the second leg next week. This weekend, all eyes will be on the Etihad…
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Liverpool vs Benfica goals 2022
Liverpool – 3
- Liverpool – Konate (Robertson) – 17 mins
- Mane (Diaz) – 34 mins
- Diaz (Keita) – 87 mins
Benfica – 1
- Benfica – Nunez – 49 mins
Liverpool vs Benfica lineups
Liverpool: Alisson (7), Konate (6), Van Dijk (7), Mane (6), Robertson (7), Fabinho (7), Thiago (6), Alexander-Arnold (7), Keita (6), Salah (6), Diaz (8).
Substitues used: Jota (6), Henderson (6), Firmino (6), Milner (n/a), Gomez (n/a).
Benfica: Vlachodimos (7), Otamendi (7), Vertonghen (6), Gilberto (6), Grimaldo (6), Weigl (6), Rafa (7), G.Ramos (6), Taarabt (6), Everton (6), Darwin (7).
Substitues used: Meite (6), Joao Mario (n/a), Yaremchuk (n/a).
Man of the match: Luis Diaz.
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Liverpool vs Benfica (3 – 1) highlights video 2022