Sanchez & Fabregas fire Barcelona to win at Benfica but nasty injury to Puyol mars victory
- October 2, 2012
Benfica 0 – Barcelona 2 (Champions League, October 2, 2012) (Alternative highlights.) Five minutes in and Barcelona took the lead as Messi dribbled down the left and his low cross was turned in by Alexis Sanchez. Another Lionel Messi assist set up Cesc Fabregas for the second Barcelona goal. the final minutes were not kind to Barcelona as Carles Puyol picked up a nasty looking injury (see video & GIF below) and Sergio Busquets was sent off for an unknown reason.