FULL-TIME: It's all over at St James' Park and Newcastle crash out after a 1-1 draw on the night as Benfica go through 4-2 on aggregate. Salvio's late goal cancelled out Papiss Cisse's opener for Newcastle to send the Portuguese side into the semi-finals.
Jardel comes on for goalscorer Salvio as Benfica bring on a central defender for the striker.
GOAL: Benfica have scored as Salvio scores from Rodrigo's cross to end Newcastle's dreams.
Cabaye fires in the free-kick and it bounces into the ground before Artur saves smartly.
There will be four minutes of added time at the end of the 90 minutes.
Chance for Newcastle as Marveaux is brought down by Almeida who is a lucky to escape a sending off as he was already on a booking.
Play switches straight up to the other end as Ben Arfa beats his man to work his way into the box, but he drives his shot over the top.
Crucial save from Krul to deny Gaitan after Rodrigo picked him out unmarked inside the box.
Benfica win a corner to eat up some more time and take some wind out of Newcastle's sails.
Scare for Newcastle as Krul palms away Gaitan's cross before Perez fires well over the crossbar.
Williamson is booked for tugging back Cardozo.
Cardozo tees up Garay to hit the free-kick and he fires his shot just wide of the target.
Yanga-Mbiwa is booked after giving away a free kick on the edge of the box.
Cabaye tries his luck from 30 yards out but he drags his effort wide of the target.
Ben Arfa has made a real difference as he gets to the byline, but his cross is collected by Artur.
Cisse heads down to Ameobi and there is a little clip on inside the box, but no penalty given.
Newcastle are pouring forward and Ameobi just loses his footing as he fires in a shot which is easily saved by Artur after the striker fell as he hit the shot.
Benfica make another change as Ola John is replaced by Rodrigo.
Chance for Newcastle as the ball deflects up into the air from Ben Arfa's shot and Cisse gets on the end of it, but under pressure from Artur he cannot direct his effort on target. The keeper was caught by Cisse and he is in need of treatment.
Newcastle win a corner as they search for a second goal, but Garay rises highest to head the ball away.
Benfica make a reaction to the goal as Oscar Cardozo comes on for Lima.
GOAL: Newcastle make the breakthrough as Ben Arfa capitalises on a mistake by Matic to find Ameobi who picks out Cisse in front of goal who heads the ball home to send the home fans into raptures. GAME ON!
20 minutes left and time is running out for Newcastle to rescue this tie.
Cabaye is booked for a bad foul on Almeida. The Newcastle players are not happy that Almeida is still down and wasting time in their eyes.
Newcastle make their third and final change as Marveaux comes on for Haidara with Gutierrez moving to left-back.
Cisse is booked for protesting against the offside decision.
Newcastle have the ball in the second net for a second time as Cisse's volley from Ameobi's flick on but again it is ruled out for offside.
Newcastle win a corner as Almeida makes a right mess of a clearance. But again it comes to nothing as Benfica clear their lines.
Maybe Ben Arfa can provide the spark that Newcastle have been missing so far.
Newcastle make another change and it is what the fans have been calling for Hatem Ben Arfa for Anita.
Sissoko gets down the right from Cisse's pass, but Lima is back to clear the cross.
It is better from Newcastle as they putting more pressure on Benfica whenever they have the ball.
Benfica win a corner, but Gaitan's cross is straight into the hands of Krul.
Cabaye takes the free-kick, but his effort is too high and goes over the crossbar.
Shooting chance for Newcastle as Williamson is caught on the edge of the box by Lima. Encouraging position for the home side.
Slick move from Benfica as Gaitan picks out Lima, but leaning back the striker knocks his shot over the top.
John has a sight of goal just inside the box, but his effort is too high and flies over the crossbar.
Newcastle win a corner as Ameobi picks up Simpson's cross and sends in a deflected cross which Artur is forced to turn it behind for a corner. The corner comes to nothing as Benfica clear their lines.
Cabaye's free-kick is a real waste as it goes straight into Artur's arms. Newcastle need better delivery than that.
Andre Almeida is booked for handball and that means he will miss the first-leg of the semi-final if Benfica make it through.
Anita's pass towards Cisse is poor and runs through to Artur.
RESTART: Newcastle get the second half underway.
Newcastle make a change at the break as Shola Ameobi comes on for Gael Bigirimana.
The referee brings the first half to a close and it remains 0-0 at St James' Park. Newcastle have struggled to make any inroads so far with Benfica having the better of the game up to now.
There will be two minutes of added time at the end of the opening 45 minutes.
Newcastle have the ball in the net, but Cisse's celebrations are cut short by an offside flag.
Bit of pressure from the home side at last, but the final pass is poor and Artur is able to collect.
Sissoko picks out Bigirimana on the edge of the box, but the midfielder fails to connect properly with his left-footed shot and it runs through to Artur.
Gutierrez is somewhat lucky to escape a booking for a late lunge on Gaitan.
Perez fires in a shot from the edge of the area which Krul gathers at the second attempt.
Disappointing to see Salvio call for a booking for Haidara after he pulled him back.
Benfica go close as John gets down the left and picks out a cross to the far post where Salvio heads just wide. The visitors have created the only real goalscoring chances so far.
Real disappointing cross from Cabaye just when Newcastle had some bodies in the box, but he overhits it straight out of play.
Sissoko is back into the action after receiving treatment on his knock.
Artur follows his team-mate Perez into the book for dissent.
Perez is booked for dissent meaning he will miss the first leg of the semi-final if Benfica progress.
Injury concern for Newcastle as Sissoko is down and in need of treatment.
Haidara bursts down the left, but his cross towards Cisse is cleared by Luisao.
Real let-off for Newcastle as Krul makes a mess of collecting a ball inside his box and the ball drops to Lima who picks out Gaitan and he sees his shot cleared off the line by Haidara.
Artur comes a long way from his line to collect a deep free-kick into the box.
Benfica goalkeeper Artur is given a ticking off by the referee for apparent timewasting.
Newcastle fans getting a little restless as the home side are standing off the Benfica players.
The free-kick is just too deep and evades Luisao and Garay inside the box.
Benfica win a free-kick wide on the left as Perez is brought down by Bigirimana. Chance for the visitors.
Wasteful from Bigirimana as he fails to control Cabaye's pass and the ball runs out of play.
Great skill from Salvio sees him run down the left, but Yanga-Mbiwa is back to clear the danger.
Dangerous run from Gaitan as he evades Haidara down the left, but Anita gets back to concede a corner.
Bigirimana picks out Cisse inside the box, but the striker just can't take the ball in his stride and the chance goes abegging.
Benfica will be happy with the start they have made so far as they have created a couple of chances and restricted Newcastle so far
Cabaye flights in a free-kick for Newcastle, but Garay heads away for Benfica.
Garay and Cisse are both in need of treatment after a heavy challenge from Cisse on the defender.
Bigirimana's deep cross from the right finds Cisse inside the box, but the striker is adjudged to be offside.
Scare for Newcastle as Melgarejo's intended cross is heading goalwards and Krul is forced into a smart save.
Salvio flights in a free-kick from wide of the right, but it is poor and is cleared by the Newcastle defence.
Benfica go close to scoring with their first attack of the game as Lima flicks goalwards, but Krul is alert to save the effort with his legs.
KICK-OFF: Benfica get the game underway at a vocal St James' Park/
Jake Gray is predicting a 2-0 win for Newcastle with some late drama at St James' Park.
Ali Haq via Tiwtter is going for a 3-0 win for Newcastle.
Chris Green is confident Newcastle can turn things round with the support of the home fans.
Brad via Twitter is hopeful Newcastle can get the 2-0 win to send them through to the semi-finals. What do you think? Predictions please.
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Benfica starting XI: Artur, Luisao, Garay, Andre Almeida, Gaitan, Matic, Perez, Lima, John, Salvio, Melgarejo.
Newcastle starting XI: Krul; Simpson, Williamson, Yanga-Mbiwa, Haidara; Cabaye, Anita; Bigirimana, Sissoko, Gutierrez; Cisse
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Hello and welcome to our minute-by-minute commentary of Newcastle's Europa League quarter-final against Benfica from St James' Park