Sardar Azmoun was granted a run at goal for the third of Zenit. Also, Lage held up his hands on the defensive failings of his side.
Benfica head coach Bruno Lage accepted accountability together with all the Portuguese champions, Zenit still this season.”I put the plan, and such here I’m to carry on everything which occurred on the pitch. “We’re looking at another effort. It has two different games, two losses.”
The scoring started following the Lubomir Fejsa of Benfica was caught on the edge of this box, if Ruben Dias scored a personal goal 20 minutes from time and things were made worse for the people.
How Benfica surrendered three goals from Zenit left trainer Bruno Lage to signify “shattered” Champions League ambitions.”This is a simple fact that how we endured the first aim, then your goal and the way we concede the next, has shattered all of our dreams.”Assessing his side’s predicament with four team games remaining, Lage explained: “This is the end consequence of what’s occurred to people, a few accidents that have influenced us.
After losing 2-1 into RB Leipzig within their Team 5 opener at home, Benfica perpetrated a set of mistakes in a match in Saint Petersburg Stadium, at which Raul Tomas’ consolation attack came to provide his side any expectation.