The match held this Thursday at the Olympic Stadium in Rome and who faced Benfica already Arsenal it ended with a 1-1 draw between the two contenders. After this tie, both teams will have to work hard in the next match, which will take place at the stadium of Arsenal.
During the first part of the match, none of the players managed to score a goal, so during the first 45 minutes the scoreboard did not move from the initial 0-0.
The second part of the confrontation began in an excellent way for the eagles team, who took the opportunity to open the scoring thanks to a goal from the penalty spot of Lace in minute 55. However, Arsenal at 57 minutes he achieved the tie through a goal of Bukayo Saka, concluding the duel with a final result of 1-1.
It was a game in which the coaches used up all their changes. On the part of the locals they jumped from the substitute bench Rafa Silva, Everton, Haris Seferovic, Gabriel Appelt Y Chiquinho replacing Luca Waldschmidt, Darwin Nunez, Lace, Adel Taarabt Y Lucas Veríssimo da Silva. Changes of Arsenal were Kieran Tierney, Nicolas Pepe, Gabriel Martinelli, Mohamed Elneny Y Willian, which entered through Cedric Soares, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Emile Smith-Rowe, Dani ceballos Y Martin Odegaard.
On February 25 we will know who will qualify: it will be decided in the second leg that will face both teams again at the stadium of Arsenal.