Benfica v Arsenal, 18 February 2021

Score1-1
Referee Cüneyt Çakir
CompetitionUEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st leg
VenueStadio Olimpico, Rome
Kick-off: 9.00pm local (8.00pm GMT). Played in Rome, Italy, due to COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the Portuguese government on travellers from the UK. Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions.

1 Benfica

Manager: Jorge Jesus

1 Arsenal

Manager: Mikel Arteta

Goals:

Goals:

Bukayo Saka 57 G

Starting lineup:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bernd Leno
Defender Cédric Soares
Defender Gabriel
Defender/Midfielder David Luiz
Defender/Midfielder Bukayo Saka
Defender/Midfielder Granit Xhaka
Midfielder Dani Ceballos
Midfielder Martin Odegaard
Midfielder Emile Smith Rowe
Forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (captain)

Substitutions:

Substitutions:

Kieran Tierney for Cédric Soares 64
Gabriel Martinelli for Emile Smith Rowe 77
Nicolas Pépé for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 77
Mohamed Elneny for Dani Ceballos 90
Willian for Martin Odegaard 90

On the bench:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Karl Hein
Goalkeeper Mat Ryan
Defender Rob Holding
Defender Pablo Marí
Defender/Midfielder Calum Chambers
Defender/Midfielder Kieran Tierney
Midfielder Mohamed Elneny
Midfielder Willian
Midfielder/Forward Nicolas Pépé
Forward Eddie Nketiah