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Benfica Podcast - Talking to the Doll

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

Episode 317 - We called, You answered

On this week's podcast...

We look back at Benfica's second leg Europa League game against Zagreb, discuss the emphatic response in Moreira de Conegos, discuss international break

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Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: March 20, 2019, 4:05 am

Episode 316 - Generosity killed the attack

On this week's podcast.... We recap a less than positive week for Benfica with a loss in Croatia, and a home time against Belenenses. We look ahead to the second leg against Zagreb at the Luz, and a tricky match up against this season's sensation team Moreirense, in Moreira de Conegos.

 

 

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: March 13, 2019, 3:52 am

Episode 315 - Sliding into First

On this week's podcast....We look back at the Classico, and Benfica's win at the dragao. A personalized and confident Benfica team went into the dragao and won convincingly, we enlisted the help of Hugo who was in attendance at the dragao. We also preview the first leg against Dynamo Zagreb for the round of 16 for the Europa League, and Benfica's next domestic game against Belenenses .

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Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: March 6, 2019, 4:19 am

Episode 314 - St George

On this week's podcast....We recap both the Galatasaray and the Chaves games. Consider our chance against Zagreb, and look ahead to the huge match up against Porto at the Dragao.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: February 27, 2019, 4:59 am

Episode 313 - Intercontinental Balls

On this week's episode.... We look back at the incredibly ballsy move by Bruno Lage in playing a rotated squad in Turkey against Galatasaray. Was it ballsy, or was it confidence? Next we recap Benfica's game against Desportivo das Aves, look ahead to the second leg against Gala at Estadio Da Luz, and preview this weekend's action against Desportivo de Chaves.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: February 20, 2019, 4:46 am

Episode 312 - 10 candles for Chalana

On this week's podcast... We look back at Benfica's first leg of the Portuguse Cup against Sporting, the 10-0 beatdown of Nacional, and we look ahead to the first leg of the Europa League inaugural game of the knock out round against Galatasaray, and Desportivo das Aves for the Liga Nos

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: February 13, 2019, 5:23 am

Episode 311 - Joao "Super Wings" Felix

On this week's podcast... We look back at the dominating Derby win by Benfica at the Alvalade, we look ahead to the second match at Estadio Da Luz, preview the Nacional Game, and recap the winter transfer window.

 

 

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: February 6, 2019, 4:06 am

Episode 310 - SilVAR Lining

On this week's podcast... we recap Benfica's semifinal game against porto. Trust us there's a silver lining for the VAR defeat from this game, we'll explain. Next we recap Benfica's path to normalcy with the expected thumping of Boavista. Lastly we preview the Lisbon Derby this weekend, talk winter transfer rumors and official moves, and look ahead to the month of February, where Benfica will play 7 games.

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Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: January 31, 2019, 3:29 am

Episode 309 - Kings of the Castle

On this week's podcast... Timo joins us do breakdown the second match against Guimaraes, offer us his thoughts on Lage, and the current state of the team, and we close it off by looking ahead to the League Cup final 4 where Benfica will clash with Porto for a ticket to the final.

 

 

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: January 22, 2019, 4:52 am

Episode 308 - Lage for the season

On this week's podcast... We look back at Benfica's wins against Santa Clara for the league, and Guimaraes for the Portuguese Cup. We discuss the team's progress under Bruno Lage, discuss his appointment as coach for the rest of the season, and look ahead to the second clash with Guimaraes, this time for the league.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: January 17, 2019, 4:42 am

Episode 307 - Good things come in twos

On this week's episode... It's a new day, as Rui Vitoria is finally sacked and Bruno Lage takes over as caretaker. We wipe the slate clean and scrap the Aves and Portimonense poor performances recaps, and recap the new face Benfica which came out in a 4-4-2 with Lage at the helm. A come behind victory with two goals a piece by our two forward, imagine that. We then preview the Santa Clara match with a special rant to Proenca and the league for their ongoing scheduling snafus. Lastly we talk winter transfer window, and possible moves and close off looking to Benfica's match against Guimaraes for the Portuguese cup.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: January 9, 2019, 4:19 am