The third qualifying round of the Champions League was conducted on 3rd and 4th August. We have recorded a rundown of the Champions League first leg of the third qualifying round from 4th August. Check the recap of Champions League results 1st leg of third qualifying round from 3rd August.
Benfica beats Spartak Moscow and closes its meeting with PSV. The winner of PSV vs Midtjylland was drawn alongside the winner of Spartak Moscow vs Benfica. On Tuesday the Eindhoven team easily defeated Midtjylland 3-0 at home. PSV can now slowly prepare for a clash with Benfica. Winning 0-2 against the Spartak Moscow of base player Jorrit Hendrix the Portuguese were too strong in Russia.
Quincy Promes, who was deemed unfit, was not included in the lineup. The scoring was opened in the 51st minute by Joao Mario. He fired a close-range shot past Aleksandr Maksimenko. Fifteen minutes before the end Gilberto doubled the score and put the final score on the board.
In the return match, PSV will face Midtjylland in Denmark on Tuesday. On the same evening, Benfica and Spartak Moscow will face off.
Rundown of Champions League
Spartak Moscow vs Benfica 0 – 2
Benfica dominated the match against Spartak Moscow and will now face PSV Eindhoven in next match.
Ferencvaros vs Slavia Praha 2 – 0
Ferencvaros defeated Slavia Praha with two goals from Taras Kacharaba and Ihor Kharatin.
Dinamo Zagreb vs Legia Warsaw 1 – 1
Dinamo Zagreb and Legia Warsaw played a draw scoring one goal each.
Check out football fixtures of UEFA Champions League 2nd leg of the third qualifying round.
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