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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 268 - Dynamite at the Quarry

On this week’s podcast… we look back at Benfica’s game against Braga at the Quarry, look ahead to this weekend’s game against Chaves, and talk transfers.

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Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: January 17, 2018, 4:13 am

Episode 267 - Doll Hands

On this week’s episode, we breakdown the derby with the help of Eric Krakauer, we also look back at Benfica’s game in Moreira de Conegos, and look ahead to Benfica’s weekend game against Braga.

 

Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: January 10, 2018, 4:16 am

Episode 266 - And then there was one

On this week’s podcast.. We look back at Benfica’s premature exit from the League Cup, and preview the Derby vs Sporting.

Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: January 3, 2018, 4:49 am

Episode 265 - Light at the end of the Tondela?

On this week’s podcast…

We take a look back at Benfica’s game for the Portuguese Cup against Rio Ave, that dictated Benfica’s elimination from the competition. A good first half in which the team showed levels of intensity, and character. Unfortunately it couldn’t be matched in the second half, and the team exited their second competition in that many weeks. We then discuss the 5-1 trashing of Tondela, which was a sort of continuation of the first half against Rio Ave. Lastly we look ahead to the League Cup against Portimonense where Benfica has very little room to maneuver.

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Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: December 20, 2017, 4:20 am

Episode 264 - Bermuda Triangle

On this week’s podcast…. We look back at the game between Benfica and Estoril, where Benfica got the result we needed. We breakdown the progress of the 4-3-3, and discuss the performance in general. Next up, we look ahead to the Portuguese Cup clash against Rio Ave, and this weekend’s match up against Tondela. Lastly we look at some media reports on exits, and contract renewals.

Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: December 13, 2017, 3:59 am

Episode 263 - Classico Woes, to UCL blows

On this week’s podcast… We look back at the Classico, discuss the low lights, and try to find a silver lining. We also discuss Varela’s metamorphosis, and Zivkovic’s place in Classico’s history. On the second half we put the last nail on Benfica’s Champions League coffin, and look ahead to Estoril, and December’s fixtures.On this week’s podcast… We look back at the Classico, discuss the low lights, and try to find a silver lining. We also discuss Varela’s metamorphosis, and Zivkovic’s place in Classico’s history.  On the second half we put the last nail on Benfica’s Champions League coffin, and look ahead to Estoril, and December’s fixtures.

Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: December 6, 2017, 3:54 am

Episode 262 - Jonas Centenarium

On this week’s podcast…
We look back at the poor game in Russia, and recap the 6-0 thumping of Vitoria de Setubal, with a mention of Jonas’ 100th goal. In the second half of the podcast we preview the Classico against porto, discuss Julio Cesar’s decision to rescind his contract, and take your twitter questions

 

Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: November 29, 2017, 4:35 am

Episode 261 - Horses for some, cold for others

On this week’s podcast… we look back at Benfica’s Portuguese Cup game against Vitoria de Setubal, We discuss the opportunities that Rafa, Cervi got, and the debut of Keaton Parks. On the second half, we look ahead to CSKA for the UCL, and preview the second game against Vitoria de Setubal this time for the league.

 

Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: November 22, 2017, 4:12 am

Episode 260 - Geeking out on tactics

On this week’s podcast.. We look back at Benfica’s game against Vitoria de Guimaraes, discuss the new look 4-3-3 formation, and go deep into tactical talk.

Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: November 8, 2017, 4:27 am

Episode 259 - Trick or Rant

On this week’s episode…
We look back at Benfica’s performance against Feirense, and Manchester United. We discuss the current state of the team, discuss what is going on with this team, question whether Vitoria has lost this team or if there are other factors at play for the poor form of the team. Lastly we look ahead to Guimaraes and November’s match ups.

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Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: November 2, 2017, 3:07 am

Episode 258 - Rolling up the shorts

On this week’s podcast… We look back at the UCL game against Manchester United, we discuss the debut of Mile Svilar, depth control tactics, and some positives. We then get into Benfica’s domestic league match against Desportivo da Aves, where Benfica was able to grab their second win away from Estadio da Luz. Lastly we look ahead to Feirense and the trip to Old Trafford.

 

Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: October 25, 2017, 2:36 am