Champions League 2017-18 : Basel defeats Benfica 5-0

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BASEL, Sep. 27, 2017 (AMP) — Champions League 2017-18 : Basel defeated Benfica by a big score of 5-0 (halftime: 2-0), in a Champions League group stage game on Wednesday night at St. Jakob-Park in Basel.

Oberlin scored dual goals

Basel dominated the first half thanks to goals from Lang ('2) and Oberlin ('20). Leading 2-0 at the break, FCB further widened their lead in the second period by scoring three times (Van Wolfswinkel '60/penalty, Oberlin '69 and Riveros '76).

The result put Basel second in Group A with 3 points. Benfica is bottom with no points. In their next game, Basel will meet third-placed CSKA Moscow at St. Jakob-Park on October 18, while Benfica will face Manchester United.

Fixtures and Results : Group A

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Basel
5:0
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5:0 (2:0)
  • 27 September 2017
  • 20:45
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Group A

TeamPts
Manchester United6
Basel3
CSKA Moscow3
Benfica0
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