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Benfica vs Manchester United Live Score and Commentary, UEFA Champions League 2017-18 BEN 0-0 MUN

Benfica 0-1 Man United (Rashford 65')
Updated: 19 October 2017 02:12 IST - Published: 19 October 2017 00:50 IST
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PEEP! PEEP! PEEEEEEP! FULLTIME! 

BENFICA 1-0 MANCHESTER UNITED 

United were pathetic in the first half and superb in the second... but it took a silly mistake from an 18-year-old debutant to break the deadlock - a defence that was superbly marshalled by Luisao and Ruben Dias deserved better... but such is the way of the world. Poor Mile Svilar will only learn from such bad experiences... onwards and upwards, young man. 

Manchester United maintain their 100% record and their stranglehold at the top of Group A; Benfica remain stranded at the bottom. 

That's all from me tonight. Thank you for reading... Anirudh Menon signing out. 

Toodle-ooo!
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94' Lingard goes into the book for  silly little push, and continued verbals with Alex Grimaldo. 
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93' Lukaku stands over it... and smashes it into Filipe Augusto's face in the wall. OUCH! 
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92' OH HO! LUISAO GETS SENT OFF FOR FLYING INTO McTOMINAY! He had done superbly to block Lukaku initially, but the follow-up foul was simply idiotic. Benfica will miss him at Old Trafford
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91' Valencia smashes one into the box in typically forceful style, but Slivar catches well. Meanwhile, Mourinho gives Scott McTominay a run out in the Champions League as he takes off the disappointing Henrikh Mkhitaryan
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90' Four minutes to be added on. 
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89' Jimenez sends one in speculatively but a Blind miscue allows Cervi to win a corner off Herrera. This time the corner is nodded away by Valencia and Grimaldo's followup flies well wide
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87' OH RUBEN DIAS, TAKE A BOW, YOU BRAVE MAN! United counter at supreme pace through Martial, but the centre-back does ever so well to keep up with the flying Frenchman and nick the ball off him
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86' Benfica win another corner as Cervi runs at Herrera... Smalling thumps this one clear. Cervi sends it back with interest, but Herrera rises high to thump it clear this time
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85' WOOF! Martial's insanely quick feet work some space where there ought to be one inside the Benfica box before he tees up Mkhitaryan, who is in turn closed down superbly by Ruben Dias
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84' Cervi's first contribution is to win a corner... from which Ruben Dias sends a flying volley into row Z! That was a difficult chance, but a chance nonetheless. Mourinho will be furious that the big centre-back was left unmarked in the box!
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83' Substitutions ahoy. Eduardo Salvio is off, Franco Cerci is on while Juan Mata is taken off for Jesse Lingard. 
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81' Herrera who has been brilliant this half wins the ball back inside his own half and plays it on to Martial, but the Frenchman's attempt to link up with Mkhitaryan is well read by Luisao. Zivkovic curls one into the box at the other end, but Smalling sends it clear with a spectacular header
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80' The resultant corner is rubbish
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79' Unfortunately for them, the corner is straight at Lukaku. United move forward purposefully and Lukaku swings it to Martial..... the Frenchman does what he does by sending Douglas to another postal code and racing into the box... he opts to try and beat Svilar from close range but the young keeper does well to keep the score at 1-0
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78' Benfica are certainly not out of this yet and Jonas wins a corner with a shot that's deflected off Lindelof. The crowd are trying their best to get behind their team.
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77' Martial's first bit of action is to smash one into Lukaku's chest, who in turn tries to tee up Herrera, but the Basque can do naught but win a corner in the face of some superb defending from Ruben DIas
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75' United make the substitution and Rashford's evil twin, Anthony Martial glides onto the pitch
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74' Grimaldo pings one into the box and Lindelof heads it clear well. This has been the Swede's best display yet in a United shirt... returning to Lisbon has certainly worked for him. Rashford, meanwhile, has gone to ground feeling his legs... he's probably going off now
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73' Salvio brings out a round of applause from the crowd as he slide tackles Blind and chases the resulting lost cause, but it's all futile
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71' Cries for handball as Zivkovic's pass is stopped by a prone Valencia (who'd slipped on the way to blocking him) but the ref waves play on... Benfica come back in numbers and Jonas turns on a dime and shoots at goal, but nothing doing
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70' OH LUISAO! The big Benfica captain does ever so well to keep pace with Rashford, steal the ball from his toes and pass it out of danger. Him and Dias have been absolutely splendid tonight
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69' Benfica, chasing that all-important goal now, throws on Jonas for a tired looking Diogo Goncalves. Benfica's faithful will be looking to their talismanic striker for a couple of goals now. But a Mourinho defence is the worst to play against when seeking an equaliser, isn't it?
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68' Mkhitaryan tries to ping one into Lukaku, but it's just a lazy prod that Ruben Dias has no trouble hacking away
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67' United are going to kill the game dead now, aren't they?