Benfica beat Club Bruges in Scott Parker’s Champions Game debut as manager of the Belgian champions.Jack Hendry slipped Goncalo Ramos in the area 4 minutes after half opportunity, and Joao Mario scored the penalty in spite of his go being actually advanced to the underside of the bar by Simon Mignolet.David Neres multiplied the visitors’ lead late on after a defensive error.Parker, that organized Bruges in December, right now faces an uphill task to assist his
side right into the quarter-finals. The 2nd leg of the last-16 dead heat takes place in Lisbon on 7 March.Bruges are creating their debut in the Champions Organization knockout blows as well as were actually beat due to the Portuguese edge, that topped Team H
ahead of Paris St-Germain and Juventus.After Mario’s fine had actually put Benfica ahead, Bruges right-back Bjorn Meijer miscontrolled a through ball with only 2 minutes remaining.Brazilian winger Neres pounced as well as slotted previous Mignolet for Benfica’s 18th Champions Organization target this season.Defeat suggests Parker has right now succeeded only one of 8 video games accountable of Bruges.Formation 4-2-3-1 Formation 4-2-3-1 Match finishes, Nightclub Brugge 0, Benfica 2. 2nd Half edges, Nightclub Brugge 0, Benfica 2. Alternative, Benfica. João Neves switches out João Mário.Offside, Benfica.
Fredrik Aursnes attempts a by means of round, however David Neres is actually caught offside.David Neres(Benfica )gains a free kick in the defensive half.Foul through Raphael Onyedika
(Nightclub Brugge ).
Attempt overlooked. Gonçalo Guedes (Benfica )best
footed shot coming from outside the box is actually close, however skips to the right.
Helped through Fredrik Aursnes.Offside, Benfica. Florentino attempts a via round, however David Neres is actually captured offside.Goal! Club Brugge 0, Benfica 2. David Neres (Benfica )placed footed bullet coming from
the centre of package down correct corner.Offside, Benfica. Chiquinho tries a by means of ball, but David Neres is actually caught offside.Hand ball through Alexander Bah(Benfica). Edge, Club Brugge. Acknowledged by António Silva.Foul through David Neres
(Benfica). Raphael Onyedika (Club Brugge)wins a free kick in the assaulting half.Gonçalo Guedes
(Benfica)succeeds a free kick on the ideal wing.Foul through Raphael Onyedika(Nightclub Brugge). Alternative, Club Brugge. Ferran Jutglà substitutes Kamal Sowah.Corner, Benfica. Acknowledged through Tajon Buchanan.Corner, Benfica. Acknowledged by Port Hendry.Corner, Benfica.
Acknowledged by Raphael Onyedika.These opinions are actually now closed.
A Joao Mario penalty and a David Neres strike aid Benfica pounded Scott Parker’s Group Bruges in their Champions League last-16 first leg.