Benfica Podcast - Talking to the Doll

An English Podcast about Sport Lisboa e Benfica. News, Game recaps, game previews and opinion.

Episode 247 - Swiss Holes

On this week’s podcast… We look back at the two pre-season games Benfica played in Switzerland. We talk about roster depth in defense, the goalie position, and Sferovic. On the second half of the podcast, we discuss Nelson Semedo’s deal with Barcelona, and look ahead to the remaining preseason, and discuss some transfer rumours.


Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: July 19, 2017, 3:20 am

Episode 246 - Season Curtain Raiser

On the first podcast of the season.. We look at Benfica’s pre-season, we run down the list of players who are at camp, and look at the pre-season calendar. In our middle section, we interview Benfica Junior keeper CJ dos Santos. Lastly we look at some of the highlights’ of the season calendar.


Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: July 12, 2017, 4:01 am

Episode 245 - Season Curtain Call

On the last podcast of the season..
We look back at Benfica’s win against Guimaraes in the Portuguese Cup final. We discuss pre-game festivities, the usage of VAR, and Benfica’s game. Next up, we recap the season by naming our - MVP, Best Defensive player, Best Offensive player, Most Improved, Revelation player, and Flop. We also grade Rui Vitoria’s job this season. Lastly we look at the confirmed pre-season games, and we take your questions.
Thanks you for all your support this season


Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: May 31, 2017, 3:47 am

Episode 244 - Gear gone, but heart warm.

On this episode,we look back at Benfica’s last game of the season at Estadio do Bessa. We discuss the poor attitude by Boavista by not allowing Benfica fans into one of the stands with Benfica gear, and we talk about the players who got a chance to be champions. We also discussed some of the key stories of the season, and the introduction of VAR next season. Lastly, we look ahead to the Portuguese Cup FInal against Guimaraes, and answer your twitter questions.

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Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: May 24, 2017, 3:18 am

Episode 243 - Saving the best for last

On this episode… It’s all about the Tetra. Emotions, thoughts, confessions, and relief.

Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: May 17, 2017, 3:21 am

Episode 242 - 2 points to history

On this week’s podcast.. We look back at Benfica’s game against Rio Ave, and look ahead to the title decider at Estadio da Luz against Guimaraes


Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: May 10, 2017, 3:48 am

Episode 241 - Quality subsides, Jonas decides

On this week’s podcast. We take a look back at Benfica’s game versus Estoril, preview Rio Ave, and answer your twitter questions.

thanks for checking us out.


Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: May 3, 2017, 3:41 am

Episode 240 - Swedish Meatgoal

On this week’s episode… We look back at the derby where Benfica was able to come out of Alvalade with a point, We discuss game approach, line up decisions and game management by Rui Vitoria. We recap the podcast by looking ahead to this weekend’s game against Estoril, and answer some twitter questions.

Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: April 26, 2017, 2:56 am

Episode 239 - The dogs bark, and the caravan goes by

In this week’s episode… we look back at Benfica’s win versus Maritimo, and look ahead to the derby vs our Lisbon rivals


Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: April 19, 2017, 2:23 am

Episode 238 - Bora Benfica

In this week’s episode… We start off by looking back at Benfica’s struggled win against Moreirense. We then turn our attention for Benfica’s game against Maritimo at Estadio da Luz.


Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: April 12, 2017, 2:18 am

Episode 237 - Classico Feels

In this week’s episode, we breakdown the classico, and share our experiences at Estadio Da Luz. We also discuss Benfica’s game against Estoril, where Benfica clinched their ticket to the Jamor. Lastly, we look ahead to this weekend’s game versus Moreirense.


Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: April 6, 2017, 2:18 am