Portuguese League Related Content
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 »
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 »
Two neighbors from the Iberian Peninsula will go head to head on Thursday, in the first of two matches that should be highly entertaining. Watch live on Fox Sports 2 USA as Porto looks to take an advantage with them to Spain.
Preview: Porto try to bounce back after a defeat to Nacional
In comparison to what has been normal for Porto over the last 10 or 20 years, their current campaign has been mediocre at best. They find themselves eight points off second placed Sporting CP, with rivals SL Benfica top of the league, 15 points clear.
The Dragons defeated the league leaders mid-week in the first leg of the Taça... 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 »
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 »
Porto and Sporting both trail the league leaders, and neither will want to concede points on Sunday. A victory on Sunday will put them closer to Benfica, who only play on Monday.
Preview: This fixture looks for its first goal in three meetings
A meeting between Sporting and Porto is always a heated affair. Both sides will meet on Sunday in their 105th meeting at the Estádio de Alvalada, with the hosts having the upper hand at home.
Sporting came into the new season in fascinating form, but they have lost some of that consistency as of late.
Currently... 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 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 »
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 »
The Lisbon Derby has always been an important match for Sporting and Benfica, but Saturday's fixture could have more meaning than the recent past.
Preview: Benfica's dominance in the Lisbon Derby could be put to the test
These two Lisbon sides have been battling it out for years, but over time, Benfica's dominance in the Portuguese capital has been more than evident. The Águias have claimed a record 32 Portuguese League titles, to Sporting's 18.
And although Sporting finished outside of the European spots last season... Read the rest of the article »
The 2013/14 Portuguese League is set to provide enormous thrills after last season’s sensations. Here is where to follow all matches live.
This is your ultimate Portuguese League Broadcast Guide. LiveSoccerTV presents you an exclusive compilation of TV listings, live streaming and radio broadcasts info Portugal’s top-flight football league. As new updates get released, this guide will be tweaked. To be informed timely, bookmark this page and check from time to time. Answers on where to watch the 2013-14 Portuguese League online... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese League Champions and the winners of the Portuguese Cup will go head to head, with both looking to claim the Supertaça de Portugal.
Preview: Paulo Fonseca's first match in charge could end with a title
Even after claiming a second consecutive Portuguese League title last season, Porto parted ways with Vítor Pereira. It had been rumored for quite some time that the Portuguese manager would move on from the club, but that finally became official when former Paços de Ferreira manager Paulo Fonseca was appointed... Read the rest of the article »
Paraguay international Oscar Cardozo has spent six years with Benfica, but the Portuguese side seems destined to move him elsewhere.
When Oscar Cardozo arrived at Benfica on June 21, 2007, fans had never heard of him. After six years with the club, Cardozo is not only a well known name, but he has managed to earn himself a spot in Benfica's history books.
He may not be the quickest, or the flashiest, but his ability to put the ball in the back of the net has made up for what ever he may lack. Missing the occasional tap in... Read the rest of the article »
Paulo Fonseca took a big step in his managerial career last season, having taken the job at Paços de Ferreira. Having been his first job at the top level, the 40-year-old manager now prepares for a much tougher task.
Over the last 20 years, Porto has done an incredible job not only from a titles aspect, but their ability to sell players for big money has become somewhat of a trademark for them. They not only have helped market and evolve players, but their manager's have also benefited from their time at Porto.
As a Portuguese Football fan, when you think of Porto, given their track record as of late, you... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica's captain and anchor in the back line has spent 10 years with the Lisbon side, but it appears that the Brazilian's time in the Portuguese capital could be coming to an end.
It was the summer of 2003 when a tall and somewhat unknown Brazilian central defender arrived at the Estadio da Luz, ready to begin his European Football career. Having played 62 matches for Cruzeiro, Luisao was considered to be a hot prospect, and Benfica just so happened to be the side that took a chance on him.
Since his arrival in Lisbon, the Brazilian international endured some tough times... Read the rest of the article »
A dissapointing final month of the 2012/13 campaign left Benfica fans on the edge of their seats, having eventually fallen off. With a number of new signings, Benfica now has to regroup and bounce back.
The last decade has brought Benfica fans a handful of mixed emotions. From pure excitement to complete disbelief, the Lisbon club has been involved in some of the most thrilling matches, just as they have been on the end of some very disappointing results.
Leading up to the last month of their 2012/13 campaign, one would have thought that the Águias were heading for a historic finish.... Read the rest of the article »
After coming up empty handed at the end of a 2012/13 campaign that looked so promising, a lot of questions regarding Jorge Jesus' future are being asked.
The final whistle at the Estádio dos Barreiros brought a certain confidence to Benfica, their players and their fans. Their celebrations in the center of the pitch after a 1-2 victory were those of a team that had fought long and hard all season, only to now be within reaching distance of the league title, with just three matches remaining.
What happened after Benfica's trip to Madeira... Read the rest of the article »
Guimaraes and Benfica will meet at the Estadio do Jamor on Sunday, in a match that could add a much needed piece of silverware to either trophy case.
"One victory is not going to save our season," were the words of Jorge Jesus in his press conference leading up to Sunday's match against V. Guimaraes.
The Portuguese manager has come under some fire over the last week or so after Benfica managed to lose the Portuguese League and the Europa League Final, but majority of Benfica fans and their President are confident that Jesus is still... Read the rest of the article »
Can Benfica's streak of misfortune come to an end on Sunday, or will they have to watch their rivals celebrate yet another Portuguese League title?
Three negative results in all competitions has Benfica on the verge of throwing away a second title in a week. With one point separating them from the top spot in the Portuguese League, the Águias will not only need to win their match, but they will also need a positive result at the Mata Real Stadium.
Needing the full three points at home against Moreirense is a given for the Benfica... Read the rest of the article »
Two heartbreaking defeats in the 92nd minute have left Jorge Jesus' side on the verge of coming up empty handed in a matter of a week.
Despite a last ditch goal at the Estádio do Dragão from Porto's Kelvin, Benfica fans thought they had seen it all. How much worst could it really get? After Wednesday's match in Amsterdam, things got much worst for the Lisbon giants.
Taking a look back at their season, Jorge Jesus looked destined to claim at least one title, if not maybe two, but after their last two matches, even... Read the rest of the article »