UCL: Sadiq Benched As Sociedad Beat Benfica To Reach Round Of 16

Posted by Timige, On 9 Nov, 2023 | Updated On 9 Nov, 2023 No Comments »

Umar Sadiq was an unused substitute for Real Sociedad who defeated Benfica 3-1, in Group D of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.

The win took Sociedad’s tally to 10 after four games and a place in the round of 16.

Sadiq has only made one appearance in the Champions League this season.

He has featured in 12 games with one assist in all competitions so far.

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Goals from Mikel Merino and Mikel Oyarzabal in the 6th and 11th minutes respectively, gave Sociedad a promising start against Benfica.

Ander Barrenetxea then made it 3-0 in the 21st minute before with four minutes into the second half Benfica pulled a goal back through Rafa Silva.

In another early Champions League kickoff on Wednesday, Victor Osimhen’s Napoli were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Union Berlin in Group C.

It was Union Berlin’s first point in the group while Napoli are second on seven points.

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