Browsing Portuguese Primeira Liga

Benfica Lost the Title to Porto Because James Rodriguez is a Dirty Diver

Posted on 20 May, 2013, by in Soccer

Chances were against Benfica heading into the final day of the season. They did beat Moreirense 3-1, but that wasn’t enough, as Porto beat Pacos 2-0, beginning their win thanks to James Rodriguez diving, being awarded a penalty and getting an opponent sent off, eventually leading to a 2-0 win and a third consecutive Portuguese title. More

Kelvin Scores the Goal That Probably Decides the Championship (Porto vs Benfica)

Posted on 11 May, 2013, by in Soccer

It was destined to be; the match between Porto and Benfica, a week before the end of the season in Portugal, deciding the fate of the championship. Kelvin, a 19-year old Brazilian talent, came off the bench and 12 minutes later, a bit into injury time, scored a stunning winner that gives Porto the lead heading into the final week of the season in one of the more dramatic turn of events anyone could have imagined. More

Primeira Liga – Porto vs Benfica Predictions

Posted on 11 May, 2013, by in Soccer

It had to come down to this – an O Classico match, a week before the end of the season, with a chance for Porto to sneak back up to the top spot in the Portuguese Primeira Liga, or for Benfica to finally get rid of their Dragao demons and possibly clinch the title a week early. More

Benfica Really F%^& Up When it Mattered the Most

Posted on 7 May, 2013, by in Soccer

Playing at home against Estoril, Benfica should have kept their four point lead over Porto with the Portuguese Primeira Liga coming to a close, and setting up their O Clássico … More

FC Porto & Benfica are the Only Undefeated Teams in Europe

Posted on 18 Apr, 2013, by in Soccer

Out of the top 20 football leagues in Europe, only two teams, who happen to be from the same division, are still undefeated this late in the season. Benfica and Porto, battling for the title in the Portuguese Primeira Liga, having gone 25 matches up to this point with a league loss. More