Real Sociedad is one breath away from the Champions League round of 16: It could be certified tonight if Inter wins in Salzburg. And it could be certified because previously He has shown himself against a quarter-finalist like Benfica. Alguacil’s men have passed over the Portuguese in an incredible first half. Before half an hour game they had put the three goalsthey had another was annulled and Brais had missed a penalty. He opened the can Merino in the 6th minute, he did not score a double because he helped himself with the goal disallowed by the VAR. Five minutes later he scored Oyarzabal and in the 21st minute Barrene he scored the greatest goal of the night.
Benfica could have gone into the break with a much bigger bag and was found soon with, until now, his only goal in favor so far in the competition: rebound in the area and Otamendi gives it to Rafa SIlva el both with a death pass. The reaction, instead of coming from the field, came from the stands in the most unfortunate way: the Benfica fans came to shoot two flares at the bottom lower tier and it was announced over the public address system after the warning from referee Anthony Taylor to the field delegate. That was the image of a second half that, after that, had few opportunities.
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