Benfica Crushes Guimaraes 5:1 in Primeira Liga Match on April 2

Benfica had an impressive victory against Guimaraes in Match Day 25 of Primeira Liga, with a score of 5-1. G._Ramos was the first to put Benfica on the board with a goal at 13 minutes in (1:0). Joao_Mario scored two goals, one at 28 minutes (2:0) and another at 36 minutes (3:0). D._Silva added to Benfica’s lead with a goal at 69 minutes (4:0). Andre_Silva from Guimaraes managed to get one past the keeper at 79 minute (4:1), but Antonio_Silva sealed Benfica’s victory with a goal in the 89th minute of play (5:1).



Odysseas Vlachodimos (rating 6.9)
Alexander Bah (rating 6.9)
António Silva (rating 7.3)
Nicolás Otamendi (rating 7.3)
Alejandro Grimaldo (rating 6.2)
Chiquinho (rating 7.3)
Florentino Luís (rating 7.6)
João Mário (rating 7.7)
David Neres (rating 7.6)
Rafa Silva (rating 6.6)
Gonçalo Ramos (rating 8)


Celton Biai (rating 5.2)
André Amaro (rating 6.3)
Daniel Silva (rating 6.3)
Mikel Villanueva (rating 6.3)
Miguel Maga (rating 6.2)
André André (rating 6.7)
Tiago Silva (rating 6.7)
Afonso Freitas (rating 6.3)
Jota Silva (rating 6.3)
André Silva (rating 6.6)
Nelson Luz (rating 7)



J. Neves (Florentino, 75)
Morato (N. Otamendi, 75)
P. Musa (G. Ramos, 75)
Gilberto (A. Bah, 83)
C. Ndour (Rafa Silva, 90)


Safira (Jota, 59)
N. Janvier (N. Luz, 76)
T. Handel (Tiago Silva, 77)
B. Gaspar (Miguel Maga, 85)

Ball possession:

Benfica had a decisive advantage in ball possession during the match against Guimaraes, with 59% of the total possession. The team made 12 shots on target and 5 on goal, with Gonçalo Ramos being the most active player in terms of number of shots. Guimaraes made 6 shots on target and 4 on goal, with André Silva being the best in terms of hits on goal. Despite their disadvantage in ball possession, Guimaraes put up a strong performance that kept Benfica from dominating the match.


5 interceptions per game.

In their last game, Benfica’s Chiquinho had an impressive pass accuracy of 93%, making a total of 98 passes. Guimaraes’ Andre Amaro had a pass accuracy of 88%, and completed 52 passes. Benfica’s David Neres made 5 key passes, while Tiago Silva from Guimaraes provided 1.5 interceptions per game, showing his defensive prowess. Both teams put on a great show with the players making their mark on the match.


Benfica and Guimaraes have been competing for the top spot in interceptions this season. Benfica has 10 interceptions, led by Florentino Luís who has 4. Guimaraes follows close behind with 13 interceptions, Nelson Luz leading the way at 3. Benfica’s only interception of the season so far was made by Chiquinho while Guimaraes had 2, one of them by André Amaro. It looks like these two teams will continue to battle it out for the top spot in interceptions all season long!


Florentino Luís and André Amaro are the leaders in their respective teams when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Luís, who plays for Benfica, has recorded 8 such fights in total, while Amaro from Guimaraes has a higher number of 10. Both players have shown their determination and skill on the pitch when competing for possession of the ball. Their impressive stats are sure to make them stand out among other professional players.


    Yellow cards:

  • G. Ramos (Benfica) at 65 minute
  • A. Fonseca Amaro (Guimaraes) at 26 minute
  • Andre (Guimaraes) at 43 minute
  • Safira (Guimaraes) at 87 minute

Penalties in a match:

  • Joao Mario (Benfica) at 28 minute

The last five games (including this match):

  • Benfica – WWWWD
  • Guimaraes – LLWWD

Top 5 Primeira Liga scorers:

  1. Gonçalo Ramos (9, Benfica)
  2. João Mário (7, Benfica)
  3. Simon Banza (6, SC Braga)
  4. Mehdi Taremi (6, FC Porto)
  5. Rafa Mújica (5, Arouca)

Next games:

  • Benfica will play with Rio Ave. April 02 at 00:00 (UTC), on Estádio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube.
  • Guimaraes will play with Pacos Ferreira. April 02 at 00:00 (UTC), on Estádio Dom Afonso Henriques.
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