Benfica 1 v 5 Manchester United, European Cup, Quarter-Final - 2nd Leg (agg 8-3), 9th March 1966, Season 1965-1966, Venue: Estadio da Luz Head to Head records & stats by MUFC Manager .
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Wednesday 9th March 1966


Quarter-Final - 2nd Leg (agg 8-3)
1965-1966
A
Estadio da Luz
75000
Match 2 of 11 vs Benfica

Portugal

Busby, Matt Guttmann, Bela
Red Card
Portrait Player Name RED CARD
Portrait Player Name Kept Clean Sheets
Benfica
HAN P W D L F A Diff Win%
H 5 4 1 0 12 6 +6 0.80
A 5 3 1 1 9 4 +5 0.60
N 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 1.00
Totals 11 8 2 1 25 11 +14 0.73
EVERY GAME VS Benfica
Benfica 1
Shay Brennan 52' (o.g.)
Manchester United 5
George Best 6', 13', John Connelly 16', Pat Crerand 80', Bobby Charlton 89'
MATCH (2)
A 19 year old George Best announces himself on the highest stage of European Football scoring twice, The Portuguese press name him El Beatle, The British press christen him the 5th Beatle after landing in England wearing sunglasses, a black leather jacket & souvenir sombrero.

Gregg, Harry

Brennan, Shay

Dunne, Tony

Crerand, Pat 80'

Foulkes, William

Stiles, Nobby

Best, George 6', 13'

Law, Denis

Charlton, Bobby 89'

Herd, David

Connelly, John 16'
Newspaper Match Report
 
 

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