Podcast 127 9/30/14
Sep30

Podcast 127 9/30/14

In this week’s pod….. We start off by looking back at Benfica’s game against Estoril. 2 early goals gave us confidence, but our lackadaisical attitude almost cost us the 3 point as we allowed Estoril to get back into the game. We talk about Talisca, Jardel, and Samaris. On the next segment we look at Benfica’s fixture against Bayern Leverkusen for the Champions League. Steve breaks down Leverkusen, and we...

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Estoril x Benfica, 6a Jornada
Sep27

Estoril x Benfica, 6a Jornada

Today, Benfica will face Estoril Praia in the modest Estadio Antonio Coimbra da Mota holding a 5500 spectators capacity. Kick-off is at 18:30 GMT. (Here is a link already up to watch it live) After earning their spot in the Primeira Liga by winning the Liga de Honra title in 2011-2012, Estoril surprised all by finishing 5th in 2012-2013 and 4th last year, only 7 points away from 3rd classified Porto. Those are amazing results for a...

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Podcast 126 9/23/14
Sep23

Podcast 126 9/23/14

In this week’s episode…. Benfica hosted Moreirense and came back from a 0-1 deficit to get the 3 points with a 3-1 final result.We look back at Benfica’s first half, Eliseu’s important goal, and JJ’s decision to make a very tactical substitution on the 35th minute. Steve breaks down the change and explains how it affected 3 different areas. On the final segment, we look ahead to our away game versus...

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Thank You
Sep19

Thank You

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ANALYSIS OF BENFICA 0 – 2 ZENIT, BENFICA x MOREIRENSE PREVIEW
Sep18

ANALYSIS OF BENFICA 0 – 2 ZENIT, BENFICA x MOREIRENSE PREVIEW

Twenty minutes of nightmare… This is all it took for Zenit to crush our winning aspirations for the night. They set off the tone by an impressive offensive football as we tried to live through the offensive charge.  Stunned by an early Hulk goal (5′), through an assist from Shatov, Benfica remained disorientated for most of the first half. To make matters worse, Artur’s foul on Danny outside the box left Moen with no option but...

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