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Benfica hand Madrid a 5-2 upset in pre-season tie

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Jul 28, 2012 at 01:04pm IST

Estadio Da Luz, Portugal: La Liga champions Real Madrid got some home truths from Portuguese club Benfica in a pre-season tie on Friday.

At the Estadio Da Luz, Jose Mourinho's men were all over the place as the Spanish giants suffered a huge 5-2 defeat.

Javi Garcia put the Portuguese side ahead with a header in the fourth minute. Real's Jose Callejon turned the game on its head with two goals in the space of two minutes.

Benfica hand Madrid a 5-2 upset

Jose Mourinho's men were all over the place as the Spanish giants suffered a huge 5-2 defeat.

However, the home side would restore parity moments later with another headed goal from Alex Witsel (22nd), before taking control of the match in the second half. A well-taken pair of efforts from Enzo Perez (53rd and 85th minute) and a fine finish from Carlos Martins (59th minute) put the home fans in ecstasy, and the result firmly out of Real's reach.

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