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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 »
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 »
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 »
Eight years later, Benfica could book their place in the final of the Portuguese Cup by eliminating Pacos de Ferreira on Monday.
Monday night, the Portuguese League leader's will welcome Pacos de Ferreira to the Estadio da Luz for the second leg of the Portuguese Cup. A two goal lead will have Benfica fans confident of booking their place at the Estadio do Jamor, but Pacos de Ferreira will not go down easily.
Needing to score three goals without conceding, Paulo Fonseca knows that the chances of his side eliminating Benfica... Read the rest of the article »
Benfica will travel to the Mata Real on Wednesday to take on Pacos de Ferreira in the first leg of the Portuguese Cup semi-final.
Jorge Jesus and his squad will be looking to take another step towards winning the Taca de Portugal, a title that has been missing from the Benfica trophy case since they defeated Porto 1-2 at the Estadio Nacional do Jamor in May of 2004.
Goals from Simao Sabrosa and Greek international Fyssas canceled out a 45th minute goal from Derlei, handing the Lisbon side their record setting 24th... Read the rest of the article »
The reigning Portuguese Cup Champions welcome Benfica to the Estadio Cidade de Coimbra. Both teams met just a week ago at the Estadio da Luz for a Taca da Liga match.
Having played each other not to long ago, Academica will be aware of the difficulties they will encounter with Benfica coming to town. The hosts will also have to make sure they don't have any mental lapses defensively which could cost them dearly.
In their previous match for the Taca da Liga, Academica actually had a 1-2 lead over Benfica, only to see that come undone late in the second half.
Pedro... Read the rest of the article »
Less than a week after winning 2-0 at the Estádio Axa, FC Porto return to Braga with their focus set on success in the Taça de Portugal.
Even if Jorge Jesus needed luck in the Dragons’ latest match, the truth is that the victory was mainly the reward of the geniality between Colombia’s James Rodríguez and Jackson Martínez who built the two goals.
In that encounter, Porto proved much stronger during the first half an hour, but SC Braga’s reaction in the second period almost denied... Read the rest of the article »
FC Porto won three Portuguese Cups in the last four seasons and are on the run to reach this season’s final. What are Nacional da Madeira’s chances of upsetting the Dragons?
Maicon, Fernando and Alex Sandro are still out of the FC Porto roster. The three players are recovering from injuries and will not travel to Madeira. James Rodríguez and Jackson Martínez, who both flew in South America to play with the Colombian national team, have been called up and will probably play in the starting eleven.
In the Nacional team, Moreno... Read the rest of the article »
Moreirense secured an impressive win in the last round, putting Sporting out of the Portuguese Cup. Now, the Eagles of Benfica are coming to town.
Moreirense have two players on the injury list. They are midfielder Pintassilgo and striker André Luiz. Castro is also not part of Casquilha's options. As usual in cup matches, Ricardo Ribeiro will be replaced by Ricardo Andrade in post.
The good news is the return of Luisão, who was suspended during the last two months. With some of the players out of the training... Read the rest of the article »