03 October 2021, 22h33
On matchday 8, Benfica did not score for the first time in the Liga Bwin, conceded a defeat, but remains in the top spot of the Portuguese top flight, one point clear.
Double dose and work at the limits!
With a double session of work that the SL Benfica Professional Football Team returned after a 10-day hiatus... and at Benfica Campus the 7th of December 2022 was marked by intensity and delivery! Without the presence of those involved in the Qatar World Cup and Rodrigo Pinho, the latter due to tonsillitis, the eagles are focused on the return to official competitions. Before, there will be a friendly match against Sevilla, at Estádio Algarve. Here are some of the best photos of the day...
Return marked by intensity!
Benfica's first team returned to work this Wednesday, December 7, after a 10-day break. The team coached by Roger Schmidt carried out two training sessions at Benfica Campus and is now preparing to return to the official competition that takes place on December 17, in Moreira de Cónegos, where it will face Moreirense, on matchday 3 of group C of the League Cup. Before, on December 11, the reds have a friendly match against Sevilla, at Estádio Algarve. In addition to those involved in the World Cup that takes place in Qatar, Rodrigo Pinho was also absent with a tonsillitis. See all here...
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.
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.
Benfica-Penafiel: match highlights (2-0)
Benfica-Penafiel, game of matchday 2 of group C of the League Cup, at Estádio da Luz. The reds won by 2-0, with the goals being scored by Gilberto and Neres.
SL Benfica-FC Penafiel: 57' goal from Neres (2-0)
2-0. GOAL! BENFICA! NERES! Musa breaks away with the ball between four defenders, but it is Rafa who takes the shot. Caio Secco saves, but Neres is the quickest to attack the ball to make the rebound and shoot with his left foot to the back of the net.