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  • 5 December 2012, 7:45pm
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Match ends, Barcelona 0, Benfica 0.

90+6 mins:Second Half ends, Barcelona 0, Benfica 0.

90+6 mins:Attempt missed. Maxi Pereira (Benfica) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Ola John.

90+5 mins:Thiago Alcántara (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90+5 mins:Foul by André Gomes (Benfica).

90+5 mins:Attempt saved. Bruno César (Benfica) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Óscar Cardozo.

90+3 mins:Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Martín Montoya.

90+2 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Gerard Piqué tries a through ball, but David Villa is caught offside.

88 mins:Attempt missed. Gerard Deulofeu (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Carles Planas with a headed pass.

87 mins:Lionel Messi went off injured after Barcelona had used all subs.

87 mins:Delay over. They are ready to continue.

85 mins:Delay in match Lionel Messi (Barcelona) because of an injury.

85 mins:Attempt saved. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

81 mins:Gerard Deulofeu (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

81 mins:Foul by Nemanja Matic (Benfica).

79 mins:Attempt saved. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

79 mins:Substitution, Barcelona. Gerard Deulofeu replaces Cristian Tello.

78 mins:Nemanja Matic (Benfica) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

78 mins:Lionel Messi (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

78 mins:Foul by Nemanja Matic (Benfica).

74 mins:Substitution, Benfica. André Almeida replaces Rodrigo.

74 mins:Substitution, Benfica. Óscar Cardozo replaces Lima.

74 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Lionel Messi tries a through ball, but Cristian Tello is caught offside.

71 mins:Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Ezequiel Garay.

71 mins:Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

71 mins:Foul by Bruno César (Benfica).

70 mins:Attempt missed. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

70 mins:Thiago Alcántara (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

70 mins:Foul by Nemanja Matic (Benfica).

68 mins:Corner, Barcelona. Conceded by Maxi Pereira.

68 mins:David Villa (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

68 mins:Foul by Ezequiel Garay (Benfica).

66 mins:Substitution, Barcelona. Gerard Piqué replaces Adriano.

66 mins:Lionel Messi (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

66 mins:Foul by Nemanja Matic (Benfica).

64 mins:Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Pinto.

63 mins:Substitution, Benfica. Bruno César replaces Nolito.

62 mins:Attempt saved. Luisão (Benfica) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nolito with a cross.

61 mins:Foul by Alexandre Song (Barcelona).

61 mins:Lorenzo Melgarejo (Benfica) wins a free kick on the left wing.

60 mins:Adriano (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

60 mins:Foul by Adriano (Barcelona).

60 mins:Rodrigo (Benfica) wins a free kick on the right wing.

59 mins:Luisão (Benfica) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

59 mins:Lionel Messi (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

59 mins:Foul by Luisão (Benfica).

58 mins:Substitution, Barcelona. Lionel Messi replaces Rafinha.

58 mins:Martín Montoya (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the right wing.

58 mins:Foul by Nolito (Benfica).

57 mins:Attempt missed. David Villa (Barcelona) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

56 mins:Ezequiel Garay (Benfica) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

56 mins:Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

56 mins:Foul by Ezequiel Garay (Benfica).

56 mins:Attempt saved. Lima (Benfica) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nolito.

54 mins:Attempt saved. David Villa (Barcelona) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

53 mins:Cristian Tello (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

53 mins:Foul by Maxi Pereira (Benfica).

52 mins:Attempt saved. David Villa (Barcelona) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Cristian Tello.

51 mins:Attempt saved. Maxi Pereira (Benfica) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Ola John.

50 mins:Offside, Benfica. Maxi Pereira tries a through ball, but Lima is caught offside.

50 mins:Offside, Benfica. Nemanja Matic tries a through ball, but Lima is caught offside.

49 mins:Rafinha (Barcelona) is shown the yellow card.

49 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Rafinha tries a through ball, but David Villa is caught offside.

49 mins:Attempt blocked. David Villa (Barcelona) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Alexandre Song.

47 mins:David Villa (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

47 mins:Foul by André Gomes (Benfica).

46 mins:Attempt missed. Nolito (Benfica) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Lima with a cross.

46 mins:Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

46 mins:Foul by Lima (Benfica).

Second Half begins Barcelona 0, Benfica 0.

45+1 mins:First Half ends, Barcelona 0, Benfica 0.

45+1 mins:Attempt missed. Rodrigo (Benfica) left footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Nemanja Matic.

45 mins:Attempt saved. André Gomes (Benfica) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Rodrigo.

43 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Thiago Alcántara tries a through ball, but David Villa is caught offside.

43 mins:Nolito (Benfica) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

43 mins:Martín Montoya (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the right wing.

43 mins:Foul by Nolito (Benfica).

41 mins:Offside, Benfica. Lorenzo Melgarejo tries a through ball, but Lima is caught offside.

39 mins:Foul by Cristian Tello (Barcelona).

39 mins:André Gomes (Benfica) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

39 mins:Carles Puyol (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

39 mins:Foul by Lima (Benfica).

38 mins:Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

38 mins:Foul by Nemanja Matic (Benfica).

37 mins:Attempt blocked. Nolito (Benfica) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ola John.

35 mins:Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Pinto.

35 mins:Attempt saved. Ola John (Benfica) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lima with a through ball.

34 mins:Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

34 mins:Foul by André Gomes (Benfica).

32 mins:Attempt saved. Lima (Benfica) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nolito.

31 mins:Attempt blocked. Ola John (Benfica) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

30 mins:Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Adriano.

29 mins:Rafinha (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the left wing.

29 mins:Foul by Nemanja Matic (Benfica).

29 mins:Adriano (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

29 mins:Foul by Rodrigo (Benfica).

27 mins:Attempt missed. Luisão (Benfica) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Ola John with a cross following a corner.

26 mins:Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Sergi Roberto.

25 mins:Sergi Roberto (Barcelona) wins a free kick on the right wing.

25 mins:Foul by Ezequiel Garay (Benfica).

24 mins:Attempt blocked. Rafinha (Barcelona) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Cristian Tello with a cross.

23 mins:Carles Puyol (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

23 mins:Foul by Lima (Benfica).

21 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Rafinha tries a through ball, but Cristian Tello is caught offside.

20 mins:Attempt missed. Lima (Benfica) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Nolito with a cross following a corner.

20 mins:Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Rafinha.

19 mins:Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Martín Montoya.

14 mins:Attempt blocked. André Gomes (Benfica) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

13 mins:Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Sergi Roberto.

12 mins:Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Carles Puyol.

12 mins:Attempt blocked. Lima (Benfica) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Nolito.

11 mins:Attempt missed. Rodrigo (Benfica) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Ola John with a through ball.

11 mins:Rafinha (Barcelona) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

11 mins:Foul by Lorenzo Melgarejo (Benfica).

9 mins:Foul by Thiago Alcántara (Barcelona).

9 mins:André Gomes (Benfica) wins a free kick on the left wing.

9 mins:Delay over. They are ready to continue.

8 mins:Delay in match Artur Moraes (Benfica) because of an injury.

8 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Thiago Alcántara tries a through ball, but David Villa is caught offside.

7 mins:Offside, Barcelona. Adriano tries a through ball, but David Villa is caught offside.

3 mins:Corner, Benfica. Conceded by Carles Puyol.

1 mins:Hand ball by Lima (Benfica).

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

team line-up

13Pinto
19Martín Montoya
5Carles Puyol
21Adriano66
29Carles Planas
28Sergi Roberto
11Thiago Alcántara
25Alexandre Song
37Cristian Tello79
30Rafinha58
7David Villa

substitutes

3Gerard Piqué66
26Sergi Gómez
10Lionel Messi58
12Jonathan dos Santos
27Gerard Deulofeu79
16Sergio Busquets
1Víctor Valdés

referee

Svein Oddvar Moen

team line-up

1Artur Moraes
24Ezequiel Garay
14Maxi Pereira
4Luisão
25Lorenzo Melgarejo
15Ola John
9Nolito63
21Nemanja Matic
89André Gomes
19Rodrigo74
11Lima74

substitutes

5Luisinho
33Jardel
8Bruno César63
7Óscar Cardozo74
34André Almeida74
13Paulo Lopes
20Nicolas Gaitán

referee

Svein Oddvar Moen

match stats

possession %6534
shots on target57
shots off target36
corners210
tackles won1416
offsides73