Goals from Vitinho and Zhamaletdinov give CSKA Moskva a come from behind win at the Stadium of Light against Portuguese giants Benfica in this Champions League clash Continue reading Video SLB-CSKA Moscow 1:2 Highlights 2017 | Benfica vs CSKA Goals CL
The German top flight’s surprise packages this season, RB Leipzig will participate in the Emirates Cup for the first time in their history after Arsenal announced the lineup for the two-day pre-season tournament today afternoon.
Leipzig will be joined by Portuguese giants Benfica (2nd appearance at EC) and Spanish club Sevilla (first appearance like Leipzig) at the tournament which resumes after a one year gap.
Hamburg and Wolfsburg are the two German teams to have previously participated in the Emirates Cup- HSV in fact won the tournament in 2008.
Leipzig will however not play Arsenal- their fixtures will be against Sevilla (29 July 2pm) and Benfica (30 July, again 2pm) Continue reading RB Leipzig in 2017 Emirates Cup- German side to make debut in pre-season tournament
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
Arturo Vidal’s 2nd minute goal helps Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich beat SL Benfica at the Allianz Arena Continue reading Video Arturo Vidal goal vs Benfica | Bayern-Benfica 1:0 Highlights Champions League 2016
Late goals from Nicolas Gaitan (85) and Talisca (90+6) send SL Benfica into the quarterfinals of the Champions League as they beat Zenit 2-1 in St.Petersburg in the second leg. Benfica win 3-1 on aggregate. Continue reading Video Zenit-SLB 1:2 Highlights Champions League | Zenit St.Petersburg vs Benfica Goals 2016
Jonas’ last gasp winner (90) helps Benfica beat Zenit in the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie n 16 February, 2016 at Stadium of Light, Lisbon, Portugal. Continue reading Video Benfica Zenit 2016 Champions League | SLB Zenit 1-0 Highlights Jonas Goal