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Astana are looking for an important home win against Primeira Liga champions Benfica in their UEFA Champions League fixture.
In this fixture, the visitors only need a draw to advance to the last round of 16. However, the hosts will rely on the fact that it has not been easy for any team in the group to pick maximum points in Kazakhstan. Also, the Portuguese side will face harsh weather conditions, with reports suggesting that the cold weather in Kazakhstan could drop up to -3 degrees Celsius. The home side, therefore, has... Read the rest of the article »
Primeira Liga giants Sporting Lisbon and Benfica are set to clash in yet another exciting encounter over the weekend.
The two sides meet on Saturday at the Estadio Jose Alvalade for the fourth round of the Portugal Cup this season. According to Brazilian striker Derlei, who played for the two rivals in Portugal, anything can happen in this weekend’s game.
Sporting have an upper hand coming into this fixture, having beaten their bitter rivals twice this season. The first time they beat Benfica was... Read the rest of the article »
Premeira Liga giants Benfica host Boavista at the Estadio da Luz in a fixture that could push the struggling champions up the table if Braga and Rio Ave fail to collect maximum points in their respective fixtures.
Benfica approach this fixture with renewed confidence after beaten Turkish giants Galatasaray 2-1 at home in their midweek UEFA Champions League match. Before their Champions League win, Rui Vitoria's men had also beaten Tondela 4-0 away. On the other hand, Boavista have not won a match in their previous four attempts. On Sunday, the Panthers will try their luck at destroying their weekend... Read the rest of the article »
Portuguese giants Benfica are hoping to avenge their only loss in this season’s UEFA Champions League as they host their Turkish counterparts Galatasaray on Tuesday.
The Turkish side beat Benfica 2-1 at home two weeks ago to halt the Portuguese champions’ unbeaten run in Group C. While Galatasaray are looking to proceed with the good run away in Portugal, Benfica coach Rui Vitoria believes that his side will emerge victorious in this fixture. Benfica have won 12 and lost just one of their last 16 European home matches. The Eagles will be boosted by their... Read the rest of the article »
As Benfica travel to Estadio Joao Cardoso for their Primeira Liga fixture against Tondela, they will be hoping to overcome the memories of the shocking 3-0 thumping in the hands of their bitter city rivals Lisbon.
Benfica are currently sitting at the 8th position on the log, while Tondela are at the 16th position and struggling to get out of the relegation zone. Tondela are separated by the two bottom-placed teams, Academia de Coimbra and Moreirense, by an interval of one point. If Tondela lose their home game against Benfica, they will sink further into the relegation zone.
A humiliated Benfica will... Read the rest of the article »
Primera Liga long-time enemies are set to lock horns this Sunday in what is famously known as the Lisbon derby.
Benfica’s main mission in the high-profile derby is to reduce the 5-point gap that stands between them and their local rivals Sporting. The derby marks Jorge Jesus’ first return to the Stadium of Light since his arrival at Sporting. Last season, he helped Benfica win their 34th league title. Sporting and FC Porto share the top position on the table with 17 points each after 7 games.
Matching... Read the rest of the article »
The return of Burak Yilmaz against Benfica is one of the best news so far for Galatasaray fans who are yet to taste victory in the Champions League this season.
Benfica have won two games out of two in Group C after a shocking 2-1 win over Spanish giants Atletico Madrid in their previous encounter in the competition. For Rui Vitoria’s men to maintain their winning run when they face Galatasaray at the Turk Telecom Arena, they will have to neutralize Galatasaray's deadly striker Yilmaz. Yilmaz has so far scored 75 goals for Galatasaray since joining... Read the rest of the article »
Vianense and Benfica will meet for the first time in a Taca de Portugal match on Friday, October 16th. Here are your live TV listings & online streaming options for Vianense vs. Benfica.
Without sounding cliche, today's game appears to be a clear-cut case of David vs. Goliath. On one side will be Vianense, a team that might be familiar to some Portuguese football supporters, but certainly will not to the larger football fan-base. The hosts, currently coached by Rogério Brito presently ply their trade in the fourth tier of Portuguese football and have never featured in the Primeira... Read the rest of the article »
After taking place in this week's Champions and Europa League group stage matches, Benfica, Porto, and Sporting all resume domestic affairs prior to the international break. Here are your live TV listings & online streaming options to view Benfica, Porto and Sporting in action this weekend.
Uniao da Madeira - Benfica
The reigning Primeira Liga champions gave their legions of fans something to smile about earlier this week as they defeated Atletico Madrid on the road to make it two wins in two in their group stage Champions League. Prior to the victory over the Rojiblancos, Benfica did not have a good track record against Spanish opponents. Additionally, with Diego Simeone's side... Read the rest of the article »
After losing to Villarreal this past weekend, Atletico Madrid will hope to get back to winning ways as they welcome Benfica on Wednesday, September 30th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Atletico Madrid vs. Benfica.
Although this past weekend's game was a personal milestone for Diego Simeone, it did not conclude on a good note. The Argentinian tactician reached a total of 211 consecutive games in charge of the Rojiblancos but ended up on the losing end as one of their on-loan players, Léo Baptistão, fired in the sole goal to send Villarreal to the top of the La Liga table for the first time in the... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica will welcome Pacos de Ferreira for matchday six on Saturday, September 26th. Here are your live TV listings & online streaming options for Benfica vs. Pacos de Ferreira.
Today, reigning Primeira Liga champions Benfica will be welcoming Pacos de Ferreira feeling quite aggrieved about the results of last weekend's match.
Why? Well, the spoils in this season's first "O Classico" meeting went to Porto, who grabbed a late goal to settle things between the Dragons and the Eagles. Hence, as things stand, Rui Vitoria's men currently sit in third place with... Read the rest of the article »
The Dragons host the first Portuguese 'Classico' of the season this Sunday against the reigning champion Benfica. Check out the live streaming & TV info for O Classico below.
Portugal's biggest game will have fans around the world on the edge of their seats this Sunday, when Porto hosts Benfica at Estadio Do Dragao. After being defeated last time around by the Aguias (Eagles), Julen Lopetegui's side will try to prove once and for all they are the team to beat this year, aiming to snap the title away from their opponents.
Both teams have performed brilliantly this... Read the rest of the article »
Porto will welcome arch-rivals Benfica for the first "Classico" of the season on Sunday, September 20th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Porto vs. Benfica.
For those who enjoy Portuguese football, the highly-anticipated "O Classico" has arrived at the perfect time. Both Benfica and Porto will be coming into the first big clash of the 2015/2016 season following an eventful past week both in domestic and continental affairs.
Last season, the Águias (Eagles) edged out arch-rivals Porto to clinch their record-breaking... Read the rest of the article »
Portuguese champions Benfica will welcome Champions League debutants Astana on Tuesday, September 15th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Benfica vs. Astana.
After months of waiting, the moment football fans worldwide has been eagerly anticipating is finally here: the group stage of the 2015/2016 UEFA Champions League. Just as in the previous editions, some new faces have decided to join the 32-team party, meaning that a few of the more established sides will be facing off against an opponent they have likely never encountered previously.
This... Read the rest of the article »
Following the international break, reigning Primiera Liga champions Benfica will resume their title defense as they welcome Belenenses on Friday, September 11th. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Benfica vs. Belenenses.
After a brief hiatus for international fixtures, the moment that Portuguese football fans have been awaiting has finally arrived. Round four of the 2015/2016 Primeira Liga kicks off later this Friday, with reigning champions Benfica welcoming Belenenses to the Estadio da Luz as they hope to maintain their 100 per cent unbeaten record on home soil.
Last campaign's Primeira Liga... Read the rest of the article »
After losses in their most recent fixtures, both Benfica and Sporting will hope to get back on track as they take on Moreirense and Academica respectively this weekend. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Benfica vs Moreirense and Academica vs Sporting.
With round three of the 2015/2016 Primeira Liga set to kick off this weekend, there have been some interesting developments in Portuguese football's top flight. After two rounds of action, the team at the top of the league table with a perfect six points is not one of the country's "Big 3". No, instead of reigning champions Benfica or title contenders Porto or Sporting, it's Arouca, a team... Read the rest of the article »
After barely escaping relegation last season, Arouca will match their wits against the reigning Primeira Liga champions as they welcome Benfica on Sunday, August 23rd. Here are some live TV listings & online streaming options for Arouca vs. Benfica.
To put it simply, this summer has been somewhat of a roller coaster for Benfica fans. Following the shock departure of talismanic Jorge Jesus to bitter rivals Sporting, new coach Rui Vitória arrived on June 15th after signing a three year contract. However, his tenure at Portugal's most decorated club did not start off as he liked. During their summer pre-season preparations the Águias... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica will welcome Estoril to the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica on Sunday, the 16th of August in a Primeira Liga encounter. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Benfica vs Estoril below.
The defending champions will kick start their defence for the title with a home fixture against Estoril. The match comes at the back of a disappointing pre-season which has seen the eagles suffer defeats in four of their last five matches. This included one at the hands of Sporting Lisbon which is managed by former manager Jorge Jesus who took a snipe at his former employees claiming that they were... Read the rest of the article »
The mexican striker played one season with Atletico Madrid but performed under expectations. It is reported that Benfica paid €1m for the signing.
Last year Raul Jimenez joined the reigning La Liga champions, Atletico Madrid, and this Thursday the same player signed a five-year deal with Benfica, the champion of the Primeira Liga. Jimenez had been in the radar of West Ham but it was Benfica who made the final move and convinced Raul to join Rui Vitoria's team.
Having to compete against Mario Mandzukic and Antoinne Griezman did not give... Read the rest of the article »
Monterrey tiene su propio estadio después de 70 años. Barcelona y Real Madrid fueron opciones como rivales para este partido.
El nombre de César Montes quedará inmortalizado en la nueva casa del Monterrey. El Estadio BBVA Bancomer abrió sus puertas el 2 de agosto del 2015 ante un lleno de casi 50,000 espectadores. Montes, un jóven de 18años de edad, fue quien anotó el primer gol en el nuevo estadio Rayado contra el Benfica de Portugal.
Muchos esperaban que Aldo de Nigris o... Read the rest of the article »