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Report: V. Guimarães 1 - 0 SL Benfica - 20 February 2012


Liga Zon Sagres Matchday 19 | Kick-off 20:15 GMT

V. GUIMARÃES

SL BENFICA

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1 - 0

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37' Toscano

V. Guimarães x SL Benfica

Benfica suffered their first defeat in the league and also failed to score for the first time this season.

Toscano grabbed the only goal of the game before half-time when his low close range shot was too much for Artur.

Benfica created a couple of chances through Nolito and Cardozo but failed to find the net.

Date: Monday 20th February 2012, 20:15 GMT PT/UK (21:15 CET)
Venue: Estádio D. Afonso Henriques, Guimarães
Competition: Liga Zon Sagres Matchday 19
Referee: Carlos Xistra (A.F. Castelo Branco)
Assistant Referees: José Cardinal, Luís Marcelino
Fourth Referee: Cosme Machado
Attendance: 19,052
Weather: Clear 10°C - Humidity: 71% Wind: N 8mp/h @ 19:30 GMT
TV: Sport TV

GUIMARÃES - Nilson; Alex, João Paulo, Rodrigo Defendi and Bruno Teles; João Alves and Leonel Olímpio; Paulo Sérgio (Nuno Assis 74'), Barrientos (Anderson Santana 87') and Toscano (Molina 90'+3); Edgar
Subs: Douglas, Freire, Anderson Santana, Molina, Nuno Assis, Soudani and Ricardo
Coach: Rui Vitória

BENFICA - Artur; Maxi Pereira (Bruno César 85'), Luisão (c), Garay and Emerson; Matic (Witsel 58'); Gaitán (Nélson Oliveira 86'), Pablo Aimar and Nolito; Rodrigo and Cardozo
Subs: Eduardo, Miguel Vítor, Bruno César, Witsel, Yannick Djaló, Nélson Oliveira and Saviola
Coach: Jorge Jesus

Disciplinary action: Yellow card to Maxi Pereira (18'), João Paulo (25'), Toscano (31'), Matic (36'), Pablo Aimar (65'), Witsel (70'), Luisão (75') and João Alves (78')

Highlights: Watch match highlights here
Photos: High quality images here




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