Santa Clara succumbed to a 3-0 home defeat at the hands of Liga Portugal leaders Benfica. Roger Schmidt’s side stamped their authority on the game from the get-go, with Fredrik Aursnes and Goncalo Ramos adding two goals early in the first half. Goncalo Guedes then added a third goal ten minutes from full-time to ensure a comfortable victory for Benfica. This defeat continues Santa Clara’s slump in Liga Portugal in recent weeks, with the team winless in the last four matches (3L, 1D). Meanwhile, the win keeps Benfica four points clear at the top of the standings and takes them a step closer to the Liga Portugal title.

We’ve broken down all the key stats for you to digest, including;

* shot maps

* xG (expected goals)

* pass networks

* positional attacks

* defensive duels

* key players

* average positions and much more!

We also try to answer some questions for you with the visuals;

How many touches Benfica players had in the penalty area? Which Santa Clara player made the most interceptions?

To navigate the stats gallery, simply click on the numbers to move through the pages.

Liga Portugal Stats: Santa Clara vs Benfica