Episode 372 – It is, what It is
Jul15

Episode 372 – It is, what It is

On this week’s episode… We look back at Benfica’s tie against Famalicao, the win against Guimaraes, and we look ahead to Desportivo das Aves match up.

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Episode 371 – Verissimo until the end
Jul07

Episode 371 – Verissimo until the end

On this week’s podcast…. With Lage gone, and Verissimo at the helm, Benfica recorded their 3rd win in 14 games. We discuss what has changed; was it the attitude? or was just the fact that balls went in? We also look ahead to two difficult matches against Famalicao and Guimaraes.

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Episode 370 – End of the Lage
Jun30

Episode 370 – End of the Lage

On this week’s podcast….It’s the end of the line for Bruno Lage. After Benfica’s latest and second consecutive loss, Lage and LFV reached the conclusion that there were no longer conditions for Lage to continue at the helm of this team. We briefly recap the game, and get into the team’s current abysmal situation. We discuss guilty parties, possible candidates, and approach to the remaining 6 games of the...

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Episode 369 – Vietnam Flashbacks
Jun24

Episode 369 – Vietnam Flashbacks

On this week’s episode…Timo joins us as we recap the Rio Ave game where Benfica struggled once again, but ended up sealing the 3 points, perhaps with the help of two opposition red cards. We also recap Benfica’s loss to Santa Clara at Estadio da Luz by the score of 3-4. Last time Benfica gave up 4 goals at the Luz was in 1997, in the middle of the “Vietnam” era. We are now 4 points off the pace for the...

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Episode 368 – Tourism in Algarve
Jun16

Episode 368 – Tourism in Algarve

On this week’s podcast we look back at Benfica’s game against Portimonense, where Benfica decided to take the second half off, and squander a 2 goal advantage. We discuss the possible disconnect between team and coaches, lack of leadership, and Lage being out-coached. We also look ahead to this Wednesday’s match where Benfica will once again benefit from a Porto slip up, and can go even on points.

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Episode 367 – Benfichism
Jun09

Episode 367 – Benfichism

On this week’s episode…As the Liga Nos returned, Benfica was presented with a golden opportunity to take over first place. Entering the game against 14th place Tondela knowing Porto had lost their game, Benfica couldn’t muster enough creativity, ideas, and intensity to beat Tondela at an empty Estadio da Luz. We look back at the game, discuss the team’s performance, Lage’s substitution choices, and wonder...

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