Benfica played Arouca at the Liga Portugal of Portugal on August 5. The match kicked off 19:15 UTC. Benfica won 4-0.
Gilberto scored the first goal on the 8th minute of the game followed by goals from Rafa Silva and Enzo Jeremias Fernandez who made the final score 4-0.
Benfica (also known as SL Benfica) and Arouca (commonly referred to as FC Arouca) meet again a year after the Liga Portugal match which Benfica won 0-2. Benfica are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Midtjylland, Newcastle United, Girona, Fulham, Nice, Reading and Pacos de Ferreira so they'll try to extend their winning streak with a victory over Arouca, however, one part of Benfica has trailed behind in terms of reliability—defence: they have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive matches now.
Arouca are going into the fixture after playing a draw against Chaves on July 23 extending their unbeaten streak to 2 matches. They have been conceding goals for 7 consecutive away matches now which puts additional psychological pressure on the team.
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Benfica kicked off the game with Odisseas Vlachodimos, Alex Grimaldo, Morato, Nicolas Otamendi, Gilberto who got substituted by Alexander Bah on the 63rd minute, Enzo Jeremias Fernandez, Florentino Luis who got substituted by Julian Weigl on the 63rd minute, Rafa Silva, Joao Mario who got substituted by Chiquinho on the 34th minute, David Neres who got substituted by Roman Yaremchuk on the 72nd minute and Goncalo Ramos who got substituted by Pereira Araujo on the 72nd minute as starters, with Helton Leite, Alexander Bah, Antonio Silva, Jan Vertonghen, Chiquinho, Julian Weigl, Pereira Araujo, Petar Musa and Roman Yaremchuk on the bench.
Arouca's starting eleven were Ignacio De Arruabarrena Fernandez, Quaresma, Jerome Opoku, Joao Basso, Tiago Esgaio, Oriol Busquets who got substituted by Ismaila Soro on the 70th minute, Yaw Moses, Arsenio who got substituted by Andre Bukia on the 47th minute, Alan Ruiz who got substituted by Bogdan Milovanov on the 46th minute, Antony who got substituted by Bruno Marques on the 80th minute and Rafa Mujica who got substituted by Rafael Tavares Gomes Fernandes on the 46th minute, with Emilijus Zubas, Mustafa Kizza, Bogdan Milovanov, Rafael Tavares Gomes Fernandes, Ismaila Soro, Morlaye Sylla, Vitinho, Andre Bukia and Bruno Marques on the bench.
Referee showed the yellow card 4 times throughout the game. Jerome Opoku, Florentino Luis, Julian Weigl and Rafa Silva were the ones to receive it.
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Benfica and Arouca have met 5 times since September 2016. Benfica have won 5 times. The most recent match between them took place on January 21, 2022 at the Liga Portugal of Portugal where Benfica won 0-2. Benfica have scored 11 goals in these 5 head-to-head matches in total while Arouca have scored 2. So, overall, Benfica have a better head-to-head record against Arouca in their recent history.
Benfica have won 12 of their 13 matches in Liga Portugal, drawing 1 and having 0 defeats this season. They have scored 37 goals - 2.85 per match, conceding 7 - 0.54 per match. Arouca have won 5 of their 13 matches in Liga Portugal, drawing 4 and having 4 defeats this season. They have scored 14 goals - 1.08 per match, conceding 19 - 1.46 per match.
Benfica are on a winning streak - they have won Midtjylland, Newcastle United, Girona, Fulham, Nice, Reading and Pacos de Ferreira in their previous 7 matches while Arouca have played a draw with Chaves in their previous match. Overall, Benfica have won 14 of their last 20 matches, losing 3 and drawing 3, while Arouca have won 5 of their last 20 matches, losing 9 and drawing 6.
Benfica have won 6 times (4-1 against Midtjylland on 2nd of August, 3-2 against Newcastle United on 26th of July, 4-2 against Girona on 22nd of July, 5-1 against Fulham on 17th of July, 3-0 against Nice on 15th of July and 0-2 against Reading on 9th of July) in their most recent 6 matches.
Arouca have won twice (1-0 against Feirense on 20th of July and 1-0 against Portimonense on 30th of April), lost twice (3-2 against Braga on 12th of July and 1-0 against Braga on 8th of May) and drew twice (0-0 against Chaves on 23rd of July and 0-0 against Belenenses on 14th of May) in their most recent 6 matches.
As always, Portugal Liga Portugal's live standings are availble and updated in real time. Benfica are the leaders in the table with 37 points after 13 matches, while Arouca are the 9th with 19 points in 13 matches.
We are adding goal videos and full video highlights of the match between Benfica and Arouca in real time. You can watch the goals by Gilberto, Rafa Silva and Enzo Jeremias Fernandez as the videos of the goals are added usually minutes after the actual event if there are any official videos available. Full video highlights of Benfica - Arouca are being added as they become available on the official social media channels of the league or the teams.