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Argentina are looking fiery. Beside captain Lionel Messi, they also possess Angel di Maria. He features on LiveSoccerTV’s list of the Top 20 players to watch at the 2014 World Cup.
On February 14, 1988 in Rosario, Angel di Maria was born. He grew up to play at Rosario Central between 2005 and 2007 before making a move to Europe, joining Portuguese giants Benfica. He was set to replace departing skipper, Simao Sabrosa. His energy on the wings quickly saw him become a fan favourite.
In summer 2010, however, Di Maria moved to Real Madrid. His spot in the squad was massively... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica is out to win their first European title in 52 years, after a disappointing season last year. Watch live on TV or online as Sevilla looks to frustrate the Portuguese champions tonight in Turin.
Preview: Benfica out to break Bela Guttman's curse
A trip to the final of a European competition is never something easy to accomplish. For Benfica, this will be their second Europa League final in as many years, and they will be hoping they have better fortune tonight in Turin.
The Portuguese champions were defeated in stoppage time last year against Chelsea, which resulted in their... Read the rest of the article »
Although Benfica already guaranteed a 33rd league title, when these two sides meet, neither side is willing to concede. Watch live as these two rivals conclude another emotional campaign in the Portuguese League.
Preview: A classico that has a very different feeling to it
In normal circumstances, when Porto and Benfica meet, it generally attracts all the attention for at least a week leading up to the match. This time around, although Benfica takes on Porto at the Estádio do Dragão on Saturday evening, not much is being said about this fixture.
A match with not much meaning in terms... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica has already wrapped up the Portuguese League, and on Wednesday night, they will look for their fifth victory in the Taca da Liga. Watch live as Rio Ave has their sights set on their first major title.
Preview: Benfica is out to set things right after last season's meltdown
A 33rd league title has already been added to Benfica’s list of domestic titles, but they now set their sights on the Taca da Liga on Wednesday night. Looking for their fifth title in this competition, Jorge Jesus will make sure that his squad is fully focused on the task at hand.
On the opposite side will... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese Champions have the advantage heading into the second-leg, but Juventus will lay it all on the table tonight. Watch live as Benfica tries to return to the Europa League final for a second successive year.
Preview: Juventus tries to overturn a negative result in front of their fans
Benfica’s 2-1 victory at the Estádio da Luz just a week ago has the Portuguese Champions confident, ahead of their trip to Italy. Fans can expect more of the same on Thursday evening, as Juventus need to score at least one goal in order to have a chance of progressing to the final.
Things took a... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica travels to the Estàdio do Dragão again, and will be looking for a better result than they left with a few weeks ago. Watch as these rivals add another chapter to their long history against each other.
Preview: Porto looks to gain the upper hand in this Taça da Liga semifinal
It was not that long ago that Benfica and Porto met at the Estádio do Dragão, but that match was for the Taça de Portugal. A goal from Jackson Martinez gave the hosts an advantage to take to Lisbon, but that was not enough to see them through to the final.
After losing the second leg... Read the rest of the article »
Both Juventus and Benfica have had some brilliant moments on the European stage. They will now try to take a giant step towards a Europa League Final, with live coverage provided across multiple networks.
Preview: A match worthy of a European final
Two of Europe’s big names will go head-to-head on Thursday evening at the Estadio da Luz. Both Benfica and Juventus are top of their domestic leagues, but the Portuguese side won their 33rd Portuguese League title on Sunday. As for Juventus, they lead second placed AS Roma by eight points, but with four matches remaining, Antonio Conte’s... Read the rest of the article »
These two long time rivals will go head-to-head at the Estádio da Luz in an elimination match for the Taça de Portugal. This match will be live starting at 15:45 ET, and it will be one you will not want to miss.
Preview: On the verge of winning the league, Benfica has to overturn a one goal deficit
Benfica took another step towards the Portuguese League title on Sunday, with a 0-2 victory over Arouca. Jorge Jesus’ side can now claim their 33rd league championship on Sunday, when they host Olhanense at the Estádio da Luz.
First, they will need to turn a negative result against rivals... Read the rest of the article »
The 2013/14 Europa League is getting really interesting with its semi-final ties. Note down where and when to watch the Benfica-Juventus and Sevilla-Valencia ties.
There will be no all-Spanish final come May 14, 2014. However, Sevilla coach Unai Emery is content with Friday's results of the draw. Here is why:
“We think it is going to be a really attractive tie and one that will take a Spanish team through to the final, which is good for the national game.”
Likewise, Valencia defender Ricardo Costa was happy with the outcome of the Europa... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica lost int he Europa League Final last season against Chelsea, but a victory on Thursday night could put them one step closer to the final in Turin.
Preview: Benfica out to end AZ Alkmaar's dreams of a Europa League Final
The Estadio da Luz will be the venue for the Champions League final this season. But before that can happen, Benfica will welcome Dutch side AZ Alkmaar to the Portuguese capital, for a Europa League quarterfinal match.
A 0-1 victory in the first-leg for Jorge Jesus’ side has them in the driver’s seat... Read the rest of the article »
AZ Alkmaar may be the underdog heading into Thursday's fixture, but the Dutch outfit will certainly give Benfica a tough two matches. Fox Soccer Plus will provide live coverage of this Europa League match, as they meet for the first time.
Preview: Benfica and AZ Alkmaar meet for the first time in an official match
Benfica’s current run of form has been fantastic, and they will look to continue that on Thursday night in Holland.
Jorge Jesus’ side is currently sitting top of the Portuguese League with a seven point lead over Lisbon rivals Sporting CP. They continued their fine form at the weekend with a victory... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica has been in fine form since their last defeat in November of 2013, but a meeting with Porto is always a tough match. Watch live on RTPi as these two Portuguese rivals battle for supremacy in the first leg of their Taça de Portugal match.
Preview: Rivalry renewed, in a vital cup match
Benfica and Porto have gone down two separate paths this season. The Lisbon side got off to a slow start, but have since sorted things out. They are top of the Portuguese League, they are still in the Taça de Portugal and the Taça da Liga, and they are in the quarter-finals of the Europa League.
As for the Dragões, they... Read the rest of the article »
A 1-3 defeat at White Hart Lane a week ago has Tottenham against the wall heading into Lisbon. Despite all their injury concerns, they will have to go for, and you can follow all the action live on Fox Sports 1 USA.
Preview: Injuries are a big concern for Tottenham
Tottenham Hotspur travel to Lisbon to take on the current Portuguese League leaders. After a 1-3 defeat at home against the Eagles, the English side are in desperate need of a miracle.
Adding to Tim Sherwood’s problems are a number of injuries that will put Tottenham against the wall on Thursday evening.
Jan Vertonghen is... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica will try to extend their lead at the top of the league standings to seven points once again. They have won six of their previous twelve meetings at the Choupana, with Monday's match being very important.
Preview: After watching Sporting win on Sunday, Benfica is now under pressure
Sunday’s result between Sporting and Porto will apply some pressure to Benfica on Monday. The current league leaders are four points clear of their Lisbon rivals, but could move back to seven points with a victory against Nacional.
Jorge Jesus’ squad has been in impressive form this season, despite... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica's incredible form will provide a tough test for Tim Sherwood's squad. Watch this match live on Fox Sports 2 as two of the competitions top teams battle for a place in the next round.
Preview: Two Europa League favorites go head-to-head at White Hart Lane
Thursday’s fixture between Benfica and Tottenham promises to be one of the more exciting of this round. With both sides heading in opposite directions at the moment, Benfica could be dubbed as the favorite to progress to the next round.
Last season’s Europa League finalists have bounced back quite well... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica TV 1 and Portuguese Football League will broadcast this historic Lisbon Derby. Two points separate both sides, and neither will want to lose to a local rival.
Preview: Sporting aiming to end their winless streak at the Estádio da Luz
The Lisbon Derby always brings out the best of both these clubs. Sporting’s recent record at the Estádio da Luz should also give them some extra incentive to want to come out on top.
This meeting between Lisbon’s giants will involve a lot of passion, rivalry and love for the game. When... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica's hopes of progressing into the next round are still alive, but they will need some help from the other match in this group.
Preview: Portuguese giants will need a memorable night to go through to the knockout round
Benfica's name has generally been one that is associated with European Football, for many years now. With the UEFA Champions League Final being hosted at their stadium, the Portuguese side's hopes of making it to that final are now in the balance heading into Tuesday night's match.
Jorge Jesus... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica will seek three more points at home, in an attempt to distance themselves at the top of the table, against a lowly Arouca. You can follow all the action live on Benfica TV and Premium Sports.
Preview: Hosts want to distance themselves, while Arouca tries to climb the league standings
Benfica is even on points with their same city rivals Sporting CP at the top of the table, but a victory on Friday would move them three points clear. Friday's match will also be Jorge Jesus' 400th match in the Portuguese League, but due to a suspension, he will have to watch the match from the stands.
Since... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica will need a victory against Anderlecht in order to keep their Champions League hopes alive. Watch this November 27, 2013 fixture live in Canada, UK, USA and the world.
Preview: Attack, attack, attack in do-or-die affair
Benfica opened up their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 victory over Anderlecht at the Estádio da Luz. Since then, they have lost to Olympiakos and PSG away from home, while they also drew with the Greek outfit in a very rainy affair in Lisbon.
That now leaves them third in the group, needing to win both their remaining matches... Read the rest of the article »
Both these Lisbon rivals will go head to head in a highly anticipated Taça de Portugal match live on Sport TV1.
Preview: Lisbon Derby takes center stage in the Portuguese capital
For years now, Benfica and Sporting CP have been battling it out for supremacy in the Portuguese capital. Unfortunately for the Lions, they have not been able to jump ahead of their same city rivals. On Saturday, they will meet again in the Portuguese Cup, in a match that promises to have a lot of excitement.
Both... Read the rest of the article »