Diogo Gonçalves scored the winner against FC United 8 minutes from full time which saw the Broadhurst Park opening match end 1-0 to the away side.
FC United invited Benfica for the special occasion and the Lisbon side were able to send a mix of their B and youth squads, despite playing the League Cup final on the same day and hour in Coimbra.

The Manchester based club successfully hosted the event and created a spectacular atmosphere around the match in their first ever ground, boasting an all standing terrace at one end.

Both teams congratulated the opposition supporters after the final whistle, and over 4,200 supporters were present in Broadhurst Park for this historic match.