Getafe edge out 10-man Benfica

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UEFA Cup debutants Getafe held on for a 2-1 win over 10-man Benfica in the Stadio da Luz and set themselves up well to progress into the quarter-finals.

Oscar Cardozo was sent off early on before Getafe took a commanding lead through Ruben De La Red and Pablo Hernandez.

Pedro Manuel Mantorras pulled one back for Benfica with 15 minutes to go, but the Portuguese side still have a big job to do in Spain.

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