Man United 2-0 Benfica: Red Devils almost through, Benfica bow out!


Manchester United need just one more point to reach the knockout round of the Champions League after a firm 2-0 win over Benfica, who are knocked out with zero wins from four games.The thrilling game started with a penalty early on when Martial weaved past three defenders, only to be taken out in the box and win a penalty for United. However, his spot kick was well saved by 18-year-old Svilar, who dived low to push it away. However, the young keeper was unlucky to concede a goal later when Matic's powerful long shot smacked off the post, only to bounce off Svilar's back and into goal.Benfica's Jimenez had a glorious chance to equalise after a poor mistake by Bailly, but the striker could only hit the post with only De Gea to beat. Rashford then earned United's second penalty after weaving through the defence before being taken out. Blind stepped up this time and seal United's fourth win in Group A.

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