Benfica comfortably win Europa League quarter-final second leg at Stadium of Light.
Benfica, who suffered an agonising 2-1 defeat to Chelsea in last season’s final in Amsterdam, beat Dutch side AZ Alkmaar 2-0 to progress to the semi-final with a 3-0 aggregate win.
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Having fallen just short in the Portuguese league and Cup as well as the Europa League 12 months ago, Jorge Jesus’ side are still on course to win all three competitions this time around.
Seven points clear in their domestic league with four games to go and through to the last four of the Portuguese Cup, Benfica are also into the last four in the Europa League after Spanish striker Rodrigo bagged a brace at the Estadio da Luz to clinch a comfortable aggregate win against AZ.