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Benfica vs Inter Milan live score, updates, highlights and lineups from Champions League quarterfinals

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Benfica vs Inter Milan live score, updates, highlights and lineups from Champions League quarterfinals
Benfica vs Inter Milan live score, updates, highlights and lineups from Champions League quarterfinals

Benfica are looking for their first European title in over 60 years as they face Inter in the 2022/23 Champions League quarterfinals.

The Portuguese giants are fairly comfortable at the top of the Primeira Liga, but this is the trophy the club is yearning for. Benfica topped Group H, which featured both PSG and Juventus, before beating Club Brugge in the round of 16.

Benfica vs Inter Milan live score, updates, highlights and lineups from Champions League quarterfinals

Inter have not won a competitive match since March 3 as they are winless in six games. They are one of six teams fighting for a Champions League spot in Serie A as they look to change their poor run of form

The two sides last met in the 2004 Europa League last 16, where Inter won 4-3 on aggregate.

The Sporting News is following the match live and providing live score updates, commentary.

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Benfica vs Inter Milan live score, updates, highlights and lineups from Champions League quarterfinals

Benfica subs (12): Gomes, Guedes, Verissimo, Musa, Ndour, Neres, Neves, Rodrigues, Schjeldrup, Soares, Tengstedt, Tome

Inter Milan starting lineup (3-5-2: Onana(GK) — Acerbi, Bastoni, Darmian — Dumfries, Barella, Brozovic, Mkhitaryan, Dimarco — Martinez, Dzeko

Inter Milan subs (12): Asllani, Bellanova, Carboni, Cordaz, Correa, D’Ambrosio, De Vrij, Gagliardini, Gosens, Handanovic, Lukaku, Zanotti.

Benfica vs Inter Milan live updates, highlights from Champions League
46th minute: Martinez gets the second half underway for Inter at the Estadio da Luz.

Halftime: Benfica press higher up the pitch to stop Inter from scoring late in the half. Michael Oliver then blows his whistle as the match is goalless going into the break.

42nd minute: Dimarco plays a first-time cross after a great pass from Barella, but the defender’s ball in is just behind both Inter strikers.

39th minute: Barella cuts onto his left foot and tries to find Dzeko in the box with a lofted pass. The striker times his run well to stay onside however he cannot get on the end of the pass.

37th minute: Rafa Silva draws a foul off Acerbi in a good position for Benfica. Grimaldo sends in a cross from the set-piece but it leads to nothing.

33rd minute: Morato makes a vital interception for Benfica to stop Dzeko from going through on goal! Martinez tries to pass to his attacking partner, but the defender reads the play well and comes away with the ball.

30th minute: There is a VAR check after the ball strikes Darmian on the arm in the penalty area, but his arm is in a natural position so the referee does not award a penalty.

29th minute: Dimarco and Dumfries are pushing very high up the field when attacking, causing an overload on both wings. Benfica seem comfortable enough defending the crosses for the time being.

26th minute: Inter are moving the ball around patiently, but are struggling to combine in the final third of the pitch. Acerbi unleashes a powerful shot from range, but just misses the target with his effort.

22th minute: Antonio Silva receives the first yellow card of the game after a late challenge from behind on Martinez.

16th minute: SAVE! Onana makes a good save to stop Rafa Silva from scoring! The goalkeeper positions himself well and parries the ball away with his right arm.

11th minute: Rafa Silva takes on Darmian on the left wing and wins a corner for Benfica. Chiquinho takes an in-swinging corner only for Dumfries to head the ball away.

7th minute: Inter work a short corner and Brozovic sends in a cross, but he overhits his pass and Benfica have a goal kick.

4th minute: The hosts are enjoying a good spell of possession to start the game, but Inter are doing well to keep the ball away from their goal.

1st minute: Benfica get the game underway from the centre circle as English referee Michael Oliver is in charge of the match.

5 mins from kickoff: The players are in the tunnel and ready to make their way onto the pitch!

30 mins from kickoff: Neither of these two teams are favourites to go all the way, but they are certainly capable of causing an upset.