The Swedish football of the year awards for 2016 have been announced and Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won the trophy for the 10th straight year. Man Utd forward Ibra, who was also named Striker of the Year, has won the award from 2007.
The best defender of the year went to Benfica’s Victor Lindelof while the best Swedish midfielder of the year went to RB Leipzig’s Emil Forsberg. FC Copenhagen’s Robin Olsen won the Best Goalkeeper of the Year Continue reading Sweden Footballer of the Year Awards 2016 | Best defender Lindelof | Best Midfielder Forsberg
Dries Mertens stars with two goals (51 and 58) as Napoli beat Benfica 4-2 in the Champions League. Milik and Hamsik also on target for Napoli, while Guedes and Salvio netted for SLB Continue reading Video Napoli-Benfica 4:2 Highlights Champions League Goals 28 September 2016
Talisca’s 90th minute equaliser earns Turkish giants Besiktas JK a point away at SL Benfica in their Champions League group opener. Cervi’s 12th minute effort had put Benfica ahead in front of a 42,126 strong crowd at the Estadio do Luz Continue reading Video SLB-BJK 1:1 Highlights | Benfica vs Besiktas Goals 2016 Champions League
Benfica beat German Bundesliga outfit VFL Wolfsburg 2-0 in this pre-season friendly. Both of SLB’s goals came in the second half, with Mitroglou and Jonas netting for the Portuguese giants Continue reading Video Wolfsburg-Benfica 0:2 Highlights | SLB vs Wolfsburg Goals July 24 2016
Benfica score twice in Lisbon but Bayern net twice as well, leading to the Bavarians drawing the fixture and progressing 3-2 on aggregate Continue reading Video Benfica-Bayern 2:2 Highlights Champions League Goals 2016