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Match Highlights – Sevilla vs Benfica

Posted on 14 May, 2014, by in Soccer

Some things never change – Benfica lose Europa League finals, Sevilla win them. This time it was penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw through the 120 minutes (in which Benfica were the better and more dangerous team) that gave the Spanish side the title, winning the competition for the third time. More

Match Highlights – Benfica vs Juventus, Sevilla vs Valencia

Posted on 24 Apr, 2014, by in Soccer

The first leg of the Europa League semifinal gave us a Spanish derby in which Sevilla beat Valencia 2-0 at home, giving them a big advantage and bringing them closer to the final, while an excellent match in Lisbon gave Benfica a dramatic 2-1 victory over Juventus. More

Benfica Using Drones to Give Fans Football Jerseys

Posted on 8 Apr, 2014, by in Soccer

The fact that Benfica beat Rio Ave 4-0, bringing them closer to winning the Primeira Liga title for the first time in four years wasn’t the biggest news at the Estadio Da Luz, but actually the team using drones to hand out football shirts to the fans in the stadium. More

Transfer Rumors 2014 – Chelsea Will Sign Nemanja Matic

Posted on 12 Jan, 2014, by in Soccer

The interest Chelsea have in Nemanja Matic of Benfica is nothing new, but according to reports from Portugal it seems like the deal to sign the Serbian midfielder who used to play very shortly for the London club. More


Benfica & Portugal Legend Eusebio Passes Away

Posted on 5 Jan, 2014, by in Soccer

One of the biggest football legends of all-time, Eusebio (full name Eusébio da Silva Ferreira), nicknamed the Black Panther, known for his time with Benfica and Portugal, has passed away at the age of 71, according to reports from Portugal. More

Manchester United – Moyes to Blame for Garay Not Signing

Posted on 14 Oct, 2013, by in Soccer

Considering how disappointing Manchester United have looked this season, all fingers are usually pointed at David Moyes and the club’s transfer market dealings in the offseason. As the defense still looks like a dysfunctional unit that needs sorting out, the failure to bring in Ezequiel Garay from Benfica looks like another opportunity missed and handled badly. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Liverpool Trying to Sign Lorenzo Melgarejo

Posted on 29 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

One of the positions it seems Liverpool are constantly trying to upgrade this summer without much success is at left back, as they turn their attention to Lorenzo Melgarejo of Benfica. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Manchester United Will Sign Ezequiel Garay

Posted on 1 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

After a very long time of scouting, observing and spreading rumors, it seems Manchester United are finally making a move for Ezequiel Garay of Benfica, hoping that the negotiations for the Argentine centre back do not become too prolonged of an experience. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Chelsea Trying to Sign Andre Gomes

Posted on 24 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

Not all the players Chelsea are trying to sign this offseason can make an immediate impact. Andre Gomes of Benfica, for example, is someone who’s more likely to contribute further down the line, if he actually comes. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Chelsea Trying to Sign Nemanja Matic

Posted on 15 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

Regret isn’t going to get Chelsea a discount. After already selling the Serbian a few years ago to Benfica, only to see him become one of the more promising young defensive midfielders in Europe, it seems like they’re doing their best to bring him back, and willing to spend quite a lot in order to bring him back. More