Soccer-No goal-line technology at
Benfica v Juve
due to stadium works
clash between Benfica and Juventus on Tuesday will be played without goal-line technology due to works at the Portuguese club's stadium, UEFA has said.
governing body said in a statement on Tuesday, which made the goal-line technology system dysfunctional.
The works included replacement of the giant screens, installation of LED lighting and a new sound system, Benfica said on their website.
Unfortunately, a new system cannot be installed in time for the match, hence goal-line technology will not be used per
UEFA Champions League
, who are third in Group H on three points, must beat Benfica to have any hope of reaching the knockout stage.
A win for the
, second on eight points with leaders Paris St Germain, would guarantee a last-16 spot.
Benfica commissioned works at the Estadio da Luz "without the knowledge of
and UEFA's goal-line technology supplier