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Europa League Live - final

  • Episode: 

    1 of 1

  • Title: 

    Benfica v Chelsea
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Wed 15 May 2013
  • TX Confirmed: 

    No
  • Time: 

    7.15pm - 10.15pm
  • Week: 

    Week 20 2013 : Sat 11 May - Fri 17 May
  • Channel: 

    ITV

 

Benfica v Chelsea
 
Kick-off 7.45pm
 
Rafa Benitez has not had the easiest time of in his spell as Interim boss of Chelsea, but the Spaniard his guided his side to their first Europa League final as they take on Portuguese giants Benfica.
 
The Blues eased past Basel in the semi-finals. Striker Fernando Torres has rediscovered his scoring touch in the competition and will lead the line backed up from midfield by the creative talents of Juan Mata and Eden Hazard.
 
Benfica are top of the Portuguese league and boast plenty of attacking talent themselves in the form of Oscar Cardozo and Nicolas Gaitan.
 
Matt Smith is joined by Roy Keane, Lee Dixon and Gareth Southgate for live coverage from the Amsterdam Arena, with commentary from Clive Tyldesley and Andy Townsend.