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Thursday, June 30, 2022



Benfica stun Ajax 1-0 to advance to CL quarterfinals

March 16, 2022 8:25 am

Darwin Nunez scored late and Benfica reached the quarterfinals for the first time in six years.

Portugal probes local transmission of omicron at soccer team

November 29, 2021 4:41 pm

Portugal's health general director, Graça Freitas, told the local TSF radio that the players of Lisbon's biggest team, Benfica, which played Belenenses SAD on Saturday, will also be tested for the virus.

Benfica held 0-0 to sit tied for Portuguese league lead

June 05, 2020 10:45 am

Thousands of scarves with the club's red and white colors were placed on the seats at the Stadium of Light to represent Benfica fans as the club returned to action a day after rival Porto lost 2-1 at Famalico in its first game back.

Benfica bus stoned after first game back, two players injured

June 05, 2020 9:30 am

The attack on a major motorway between the club’s Estadio da Luz and training ground followed Benfica’s first game in three months after the season was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Benfica win fifth Portuguese league title in six seasons

May 19, 2019 5:33 pm

Benfica has won its fifth Portuguese league title in six seasons after routing Santa Clara 4-1 on Saturday.

Benfica reject corruption charges, vow to clear name

September 06, 2018 9:50 pm

A judge is yet to decide whether to accept the prosecutor's case against Benfica -- the country's most popular club by membership -- or against the individuals.

More pain for Benfica's teenage keeper Mile Svilar

November 01, 2017 10:13 am

A low strike from Nemanja Matic struck the post, flew out, hitMile Svilar on the back and bounced into the net.

Freak Marcus Rashford goal gives Manchester United 1-0 win at Benfica

October 19, 2017 2:52 am

The result left United top of the section with a maximum nine points from three games, three ahead of second-placed Swiss side Basel who won 2-0 at CSKA Moscow.

Juventus, Valencia look to hopeful homecomings

May 01, 2014 3:19 pm

Juventus are unbeaten at home in Europe this season, but have kept only one clean sheet in those games.

Spurs stumble at home; Napoli beaten

March 15, 2014 2:01 am

The goals, however, dried up for Salzburg who were held to a 0-0 draw at Basel, ending a run of 14 successive wins in all competitions.