ST LOUIS (LALATE) – Benfica vs Chelsea 2013 (en vivo live score results below) battle in soccer’s UEFA Europa League Final today. Who will be becoming the winner of the UEFA Europa League 2013? That winner of today’s March 15, 2013 soccer game will face the champion of the UEFA Champions League Finals game of Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich. Their showdown will be the UEFA Super Cup 2013. The Champions League match will be May 25 in Wembley Stadium of London, officials remind news, while the UEFA Super Cup match will be on August 30 in Eden Arena of Prague.
Today’s Benfica vs Chelsea 2013 game (start time today 11:45 am PST) will air live from Amsterdam Arena. Benfica, however, comes into this game with a lackluster record. In its last five games, the team has two wins, two losses and one draw.
Chelsea, however, has been impressing news. It has four wins and one draw in its last five matches. Chelsea, with the exception of a recent draw against Tottenham Hotspur, has been on an impressive run recently. It defeated Basel and Swansea City last month. This month it defeated Basel against, then Man United and finally Aston Villa.
Benfica reached the finals after defeating Fenerbahçe in the semifinals and Newcastle United in the quarterfinals. Chelsea advanced after beating Basel in the semifinals and Rubin Kazan in the quarters. Ironically, after the group games, neither of today’s two teams were ranked first. Chelsea was ranked third in its Group E while Benfica was ranked third in Group G.
Meantime, Chelsea’s Frank Lampard told news this week that he never discusses wins or lifting a trophy before a match. “Before the game I don’t think it’s something to talk about. I don’t like to tempt fate. I haven’t had a conversation with anyone.” He also told news “I don’t think you should do. We will see. We win together so it doesn’t matter who picks it up because they will be one of the staff and we’re all the same.” For live score results today, click HERE.