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Benfica survive Spurs onslaught to reach last eight

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Benfica survived a dramatic late onslaught from Tottenham to reach the Europa League quarter-finals with a 2-2 draw in Thursday's last 16 second leg in Lisbon. 

Benfica's Brazilian forward Rodrigo Lima (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 football match SL Benfica vs Tottenham Hotspur FC at the Luz stadium in Lisbon on March 20, 2014

After winning the first leg 3-1 at White Hart Lane last week, Jorge Jesus's team appeared to be cruising towards the last eight when Ezequiel Garay scored in the first half at the Estadio da Luz.

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