Benfica v Manchester United, 07 December 2005

Score2-1 to Benfica
RefereeKyros Vassaras
CompetitionUEFA Champions League Group D
VenueEstadio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance61,002
KICK-OFF: 7.45pm GMT

2 Benfica

Goals:

Geovanni 17 G
Gilberto Beto 34 G

Goals:

Paul Scholes 6 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Quim
Defender Eduardo Alcides
Defender Leo Bastos
Defender Augusto Nelson
Defender/Centre back Cleber Beraldo Anderson
Defender/Centre back Luisão
Midfielder Gilberto Beto
Midfielder Geovanni
Midfielder Lopes Nuno Assis
Midfielder Petit
Forward Nuno Gomes

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar
Defender/Right back Gary Neville
Defender John O'Shea
Defender Mikael Silvestre
Defender/Centre back Rio Ferdinand
Midfielder Ryan Giggs
Midfielder Paul Scholes
Midfielder/Forward Cristiano Ronaldo
Midfielder/Forward Alan Smith
Forward Wayne Rooney

Substitutions:

Joao Pereira for Lopes Nuno Assis 73
Pedro Mantorras for Geovanni 81
Ricardo Rocha for Leo Bastos 90

Substitutions:

Louis Saha for Louis Saha 61
PARK Ji-Sung for Cristiano Ronaldo 67
Kieran Richardson for John O'Shea 85

Cards:

Gilberto Beto 18 Y
Geovanni 44 Y
Petit 65 Y

Cards:

Cristiano Ronaldo 23 Y
Gary Neville 86 Y
Rio Ferdinand 90 Y

On the bench:

Defender/Centre back Ricardo Rocha
Midfielder Joao Pereira
Forward Pedro Mantorras

On the bench:

Defender/Midfielder Kieran Richardson
Midfielder PARK Ji-Sung
Forward Louis Saha

Comments:

Unused substitutes: Bruno Joao Aguiar, Manuel Dos Santos, Miguel Rui Nereu and Helio Roque

Comments:

Unused substitutes: Philip Bardsley, Wes Brown, Darren Fletcher and Tim Howard