According to (1) addition of O2 in acid to lithiated benzene makes phenol.
I'm trying to deduce the mechanism, and somehow it doesn't feel right but I'm not sure.
(1) Snieckus, V. Directed ortho metalation. Tertiary amide and O-carbamate directors in synthetic strategies for polysubstituted aromatics. Chem. Rev. 1990, 90 (6), 879–933. DOI: 10.1021/cr00104a001.