Benfica and the Race for the 34th title
Apr08

Benfica and the Race for the 34th title

As it stands, Benfica leads the Liga NOS 3 points and 3 goals ahead from Porto. The third classified Sporting being too far behind to create a surprise come-back, the title is being disputed by the rivals – a North-Capital battle which has shaped the last 20 years of Portuguese football. The numbers are striking, and should one ignore the history behind Porto’s dominance and Benfica’s trouble to assert themselves as the undisputed...

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BENFICA  X  NACIONAL PREVIEW
Apr04

BENFICA X NACIONAL PREVIEW

The countdown to (hopefully) holding the trophy can start: eight games, or better, eight finals left to play. If we call them finals, it is because we have the obligation to win them all, and win them well. As it stands, we only depend on ourselves to achieve our objective of Bicampeonato. This is something we have been waiting for over 30 years, something I and many of you who are reading this have never witnessed…  It is up to us to...

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