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Pre-season: Newcastle beaten by Benfica in Eusébio Cup Final

David H · Tuesday 26th July 2022
Pre-season: Newcastle beaten by Benfica in Eusébio Cup Final

Newcastle suffered a 3-2 defeat to Benfica in the Eusébio Cup on Tuesday night, Newcastle fell behind twice, before bringing the game back to a draw. Sadly for Newcastle, Benfica finished the game off late, after Joelinton was shown a red card.

Goals

Benfica - Gonçalo Ramos, Álejandro Grimaldo, Araújo

Newcastle - Miguel Almirón (22,44)

Lineup

Newcastle United (first half): Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier, Jamaal Lascelles (c), Sven Botman, Matt Targett, Sean Longstaff, Bruno Guimarães, Elliot Anderson, Miguel Almirón, Allan Saint-Maximin, Callum Wilson.

Newcastle United (second half): Karl Darlow, Emil Krafth, Fabian Schär, Dan Burn, Matt Bondswell, Jonjo Shelvey (Matty Longstaff 75), Joelinton, Joe Willock, Matt Ritchie, Jacob Murphy, Chris Wood.

Subs not used: Jay Turner-Cooke.

Post-game reaction

Benfica v Newcastle United highlights