League Cup: record attendance for Estádio da Luz in the group stage
The Benfica-Penafiel match (2-0), from gameweek 2 of group C, welcomed 43 263 spectators, a record attendance in the group stage of the League Cup at Estádio da Luz and the second best record ever in the competition's matches at the Cathedral. The biggest crowd was in 2010/11, in the semifinal against Sporting, where there were more than 49 thousand spectators in the stands.
27 November 2022
The images of the Benfica-Penafiel match
Benfica hosted and beat Penafiel by 2-0 At Estádio da Luz, on matchday 2 of group C of the League Cup. Gilberto and Neres scored the goals. See the 50 best photos from this important triumph.
27 November 2022
Training the Benfica way in Japan
Benfica continues to nurture talent around the world. The Club takes the brand, the training methodology, and the experience that has been so successful internationally to various places on the planet, transmitting its values to young people who love football and want to succeed in the sport. Tokyo and Osaka, in Japan, are no exceptions, with the existence of Camp Benfica, which has dozens of athletes, who are under the tutelage of coaches Mário Patrício and Davide Gomes.
23 November 2022
Another dream come true!
The Benfica Foundation and Sport Lisboa e Benfica's Professional Football have united once again and made Miguel's dream come true, who could meet his idols. Musa and Lucas Veríssimo met the young Benfica fan at Benfica Campus, played with him and signed a ball and an official jersey. An unforgettable and touching moment!
21 November 2022
The images of the Estrela da Amadora-Benfica match
Musa, Chiquinho and Draxler scored the goals in Benfica's 2-3 win against Estrela da Amadora, on matchday 1 of group C of the League Cup.
20 November 2022
Champions Cam | Episode 4: Mamma Mia!
The 4th and last episode of "Champions Cam", a BPlay exclusive series, reveals never-before-seen footage of the clash with Juventus at Estádio da Luz, on the night Benfica won and secured qualification for the round of 16 of the Champions League 2022/23. Mamma Mia!
19 November 2022
Champions Cam | Episode 2: Lisbon, City of Light
The 2nd episode of "Champions Cam", a BPlay, exclusive series, reveals unseen footage of Benfica's draw against Paris Saint-Germain, at the Estádio da Luz, in a Champions League 2022/23 group stage match.
17 November 2022
Champions Cam | Episode 1: Not afraid of the Vecchia
The first episode of "Champions Cam", an exclusive series from BPlay, reveals unseen footage of Benfica's victory in Turin, at Juventus' home ground, in a match of the group stage of the Champions League 2022/23.
16 November 2022
Tiago's happiness and passion!
The Benfica Foundation and the Professional Football have made Tiago's dream come true: to meet some of his idols, who heard him cheering for the Club he loves. One by one, the players of Benfica's first team, as well as coach Roger Schmidt and President Rui Costa, made a point of greeting the young Benfica fan and signing an official jersey, among many smiles. A happy and unforgettable day!
15 November 2022
BPlay Exclusive: "Champions Cam" premieres this Tuesday
The first of four episodes of "Champions Cam", the new exclusive series of BPlay with all the behind the scenes of Benfica's immaculate campaign in the group stage of the current edition of the Champions League, premieres this Tuesday, November 15 -, and it is a must-see! At the pace of one episode per day, from November 15th to 18th, it will be possible to appreciate, feel, and live, step by step, matchday by matchday, all the details of the Glorioso powerful journey in this Champions League.
14 November 2022
The images of the Benfica-Gil Vicente match
The first cycle of a season with the World Cup in between ended, and Benfica won the last match before the competition in Qatar. At Estádio da Luz, the eagles beat Gil Vicente by 3-1, on matchday 13 of the Liga Bwin. João Mário (9') and Gonçalo Ramos (36' and 53') scored for the Reds, keeping them in the top spot of the competition with a eight-point lead. Here are the best images of the match...
13 November 2022
Benfica's six World Cup players
Alexander Bah, Benfica's right-back, is part of Denmark's final squad list, revealed this Sunday, November 13, For the 2022 World Cup, in Qatar. The defender, who has four caps and one goal for the Danes, joins António Silva, Gonçalo Ramos and João Mário (Portugal), Otamendi and Enzo (Argentina). This increases to six the number of Benfica players called up for the competition.
13 November 2022
The Estoril-Benfica pictures
Benfica qualified for the round of 16 of the Portuguese Cup after beating Estoril, by 0-1, this Wednesday night, November 9, at Estádio António Coimbra da Mota. Neres (66') scored the winning goal. Here are the best pictures of the encounter...
09 November 2022
Grimaldo in the best XI of the Champions League group stage
Grimaldo, Sport Lisboa e Benfica's left-back, is part of the best eleven of the 2022/23 Champions League group stage. The Spaniard scored two goals in the matches against Maccabi Haifa, the first in the triumph (2-0) at Estádio da Luz, on matchday 1 of group H, and the second in the visit to Israel, in the last round of the group, in a clash that ended with a rout (1-6) and qualification in the first place of the group, ahead of Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus.
08 November 2022
Trophies from the most recent wins are already at home
The Benfica Museum – Cosme Damião received the 19 trophies won by the several teams of the Club at the beginning of 2022/23. On Monday, November 7, some of the protagonists deposited the cups in Area 1 of the Museum, where all visitors can enjoy them. Martim Neto (UEFA Youth League and U-20 Intercontinental Cup), Sara Ferreira (Women’s Futsal Super Cup), Débora Moreno (Women’s Handball Super Cup), Gonçalo Pinto (Roller Hockey Super Cup), Courtney Warley (Super Cup and Women’s Basketball Vítor Hugo Cup) and Beatriz Jardim (Women’s Water Polo Super Cup) were present and guaranteed "ambition" for new achievements.
08 November 2022
Estoril-Benfica in images
Good performance, very nice goals and three more points! Benfica traveled to Estádio António Coimbra da Mota where they beat Estoril by 1-5, on matchday 12 of the Liga Bwin. Musa (25'), António Silva (30' and 40'), João Mário (67') and Mihailo (89') scored the goals. Here are the best pictures of the match...
07 November 2022
BPlay Exclusive: "Champions Cam" premieres November 15
The first of four episodes of "Champions Cam", BPlay's new exclusive series with all the behind-the-scenes footage of Benfica's superb campaign in the group stage of the current edition of the Champions League, premieres on November 15 - and it's a must-see! With the rhythm of a daily episode, from November 15th to 18th, it will be possible to appreciate, feel, and live, step by step, game by game, all the details of Glorioso's impressive journey in this Champions League.
03 November 2022
Champions League: Grimaldo in the Team of the Week
Grimaldo's performance in Benfica's majestic 1-6 victory over Maccabi Haifa on matchday 6 of the Champions League group stage has earned the left-back a spot in the Champions League Fantasy Football Team of the Week. Author of a goal from a direct free kick, the Benfica defender stood out in statistical parameters such as tackles (6), interceptions (3), clearances (3), blocked shots (2), accurate passes (66/70, 94%) and long pass accuracy (6/7).
03 November 2022