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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 »
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 »
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 »
Competing for three different titles (Taça de Portugal, Portuguese League & Europa League), it all looked like Benfica was heading for a historic finish to their 2012/13 campaign.
Just when everything seemed to be heading in the right direction for Jorge Jesus and his side, it now appears ready to fall apart right before his eyes. Could Benfica potentially lose out on two of the three titles they are chasing within a week?
A hard fought victory over Maritimo had Benfica well on their way to winning a 33rd league title. The players came together in the middle of the pitch... 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 »
The Taça de Portugal semi-finals will present a tough and exciting match: Porto vs Benfica. In this article, Live Soccer TV brings you the facts and trivia you need to know on both sides prior to the kick-off.
FC Porto vs Benfica: Full Porto Players Roster - 2010/11 Season
Needless to say, FC Porto is not a club to underestimate this season. A set of strong players and a great manager—under the name of André Villas Boas—has empowered the team in a remarkable manner, making them likely to become the next dangerous army to be wary of in Europe, next season. Below, we take a look at... Read the rest of the article »