Benfica vs. Barcelona: 8 Things We Learned in 2-0 Barça's Win

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Benfica vs. Barcelona: 8 Things We Learned in 2-0 Barça's Win
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Barcelona made it two wins from two games in the Champions League group stage with a 2-0 away victory in Portugal over Benfica, who are still looking for their first win in the tournament.

An early goal from Alexis Sanchez, set up by Leo Messi, got the ball rolling for the Spanish side, and they were always in control from that point.

The second half eventually proved more incident-filled, with Cesc Fabregas scoring the second goal before, late on in the game, Sergio Busquets was sent off and Carles Puyol suffered a very nasty injury.

For Tito Vilanova, though, it was a fine result, which puts Barça in a very strong position to qualify from the group.

Here are eight things we saw from the game.

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