Champions League 2017-18 : CSKA Moscow defeats Benfica 2-0

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MOSCOW, Nov. 22, 2017 (AMP) — Champions League 2017-18 : CSKA Moscow defeated Benfica by a score of 2-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a Champions League group stage game on Wednesday night at the VEB Arena in Moscow.

CSKA Moscow dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Schennikov Georgi in the 13th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the “Koni” further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Vieira Jardel into his own net in the 56th minute.

The result put CSKA Moscow second in Group A with 9 points. Benfica is bottom with no points. In their last game, CSKA Moscow will meet group leaders Manchester United at the VEB Arena on December 5, while Benfica will face Basel.

Fixtures and Results : Group A

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CSKA Moscow

Benfica

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CSKA Moscow
2:0
Benfica
2:0 (1:0)
  • 22 November 2017
  • 18:00
  • Moscow

Group A

TeamPts
Manchester United12
CSKA Moscow9
Basel6
Benfica0
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