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SL Benfica 1 v 1 Manchester united

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, GROUP C, matchday 01

Estadio da Luz, Portugal, 7.45pm GMT, Tuesday 14th September 2011.

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Goal!!!! Oscar Cardozo 24'

 Goal!!!! Ryan Giggs 42''

 

Match Facts

 

Match Officials

Yellow CardRed Card
Referee
Damir Skomina (SVN)

Attendance

59,671

Possession

47%-53%

ATTEMPTS ON TARGET

6-2

MUFCINFO.COM's Man of the Match

Anders Lindegaard

Some real good saves from our Great Dane, was the standout performer on a night few stood out.

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Team Line ups

SL Benfica

Manchester United

01 Artur
03 Emerson
04 Luisao
14 Pereira yellow card
24 Garay
05 Amorim (Nolito 56)
06 Javi Garcia
10 Aimar yellow card (Matic 75)
20 Gaitan yellow card (Bruno Cesar 90+1)
28 Witsel
07 Cardozo

Substitutes
47 Eduardo, 33 Jardel, 08 Bruno Cesar, 21 Matic, 09 Nolito, 19 Machado, 30 Saviola

34 Lindegaard
03 Evra
06 Evans
12 Smalling
20 Fabio Da Silva (Jones 78)
11 Giggs
13 Park Ji-Sung
16 Carrick yellow card
24 Fletcher (Hernandez 69)
25 Valencia (Nani 69)
10 Rooney yellow card

Substitutes
01 De Gea, 04 Jones, 08 Anderson, 17 Nani, 07 Owen, 09 Berbatov, 14 Hernandez

 Current Goalscoring Facts

 Current Appearance Stats

Ryan Giggs

29th European Cup goal of his Manchester United career in 137 appearances.

160th overall goal scored for Manchester United in 880 appearances.
3rd goal scored for Manchester United against
SL Benfica in 4 appearances.
Currently Ranks 8th in the All Time goalscorers listing for Manchester United.

Ji-Sung Park
180th
 overall appearance for Manchester United.

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Patrice Evra
250th
 overall appearance for Manchester United.

Ryan Giggs
880th
 overall appearance for Manchester United.

 Matching Goalscoring Milestones

 Matching Appearance Milestones

The following players are currently tied on 28 overall MUFC European goals.

Wayne Rooney

Denis Law

 

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The following players are currently tied on 293 overall appearances.

Darren Fletcher

Dennis Viollet

 

The following players are currently tied on 328 overall appearances.

Wayne Rooney

Charlie Moore

 Goalkeeping Clean sheets

 Red Cards

 

None

 

None

Manchester United Club Statistical Milestones

 Manchester United Club Stats v SL Benfica

ALL MATCHES v Portuguese OPPOSITION

Opponents

P

W

D

L

F

A

Diff

Win%

Portugal

22 14 4 4 47 27 20 63.6%

Portugal

 Opponent Manager RECORDS

Opponent Manager

P

W

D

L

F

A

Diff

Win%

Jesus, Jorge

1

0

1

0

1

1

0

0

OVERALL MUFC EUROPEAN CUP RECORD

P W D L F A Diff
H 112 83 21 8 275 88 187
A 113 45 34 34 148 119 29
N 5 2 1 2 8 8 0
Total 230 130 56 44 431 215 216

OVERALL NH/MUFC CLUB RECORD

P W D L F A Diff
H 2572 1602 558 412 5304 2376 2928
A 2548 897 661 990 3642 3977 -335
N 113 51 29 33 181 132 49
Total 5233 2550 1248 1435 9127 6485 2642

 

ALL MATCHES V SL Benfica

OVERALL RECORD
  P W D L F A Diff
H 3 3 0 0 8 4 4
A 4 2 1 1 8 4 4
N 1 1 0 0 4 1 3
TOTAL 8 6 1 1 20 9 11
 

OVERALL EUROPEAN CUP RECORD v SL Benfica

OVERALL RECORD
  P W D L F A Diff
H 3 3 0 0 8 4 4
A 4 2 1 1 8 4 4
N 1 1 0 0 4 1 3
TOTAL 8 6 1 1 20 9 11
 

MUFC RECORD @ the Estadio da Luz

  P W D L F A Diff
HOME 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AWAY 4 2 1 1 8 4 4
NEUTRAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4 2 1 1 8 4 4

 

saf V SL Benfica

  P W D L F A Diff
HOME 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AWAY 3 1 1 1 3 3 0
NEUTRAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 3 1 1 1 3 3 0

 

Current Season Top Goalscorers

 

L

LC

FAC

CS

UCL

Goal!!!!

Name

Total

Wayne Rooney

8 0 0 0 0 8

Nani

1

0

0

2

0

3

Javier Hernandez 2 0 0 0 0 2
Danny Welbeck 2

0

0

0

0

2
Ashley Young 2

0

0

0

0

2
Ji Sung Park 1

0

0

0

0

1
Ryan Giggs 0 0 0 0 1 1
Anderson 1

0

0

0

0

1

Chris Smalling

0

0

0

1

0

1

Own Goal 1 0 0 0 0 1

TOTAL

18

0

0

3

1

22

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