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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 359 - Loan List

On this week's podcast.... We look at Benfica's players that are on loan, what they have done this season, and our opinion on whether they will return or not. We will also discuss how this stoppage affects both the progression of young players on loan, and the one's that are on the shop window, that Benfica hope sell.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: March 26, 2020, 1:51 am

Episode 358 - Impact COVID

On this week's podcast....No way to get around the global pandemic that is COVID-19, this week we welcomed back friend of the pod Patrick Kendrick to get a first person account of what has taken place in Italy, and how it as effected both society and  calcio. We then turn our attention to Portugal and discuss what will happen to the 19/20 season, how Benfica has approached this pandemic, and the possibly damaging financial consequences.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: March 18, 2020, 2:01 am

Episode 357 - Quaranteamed

On this week's episode.....We answer a couple fan questions, we recap the Setubal game, and look ahead to the Tondela game, which will be played behind closed doors as a precaution to the COVID-19.


Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: March 11, 2020, 2:54 am

Episode 356 - Crisis Mode

On this week's podcast.... It's hard to find the positives, after all  Benfica was on the verge of going 10 points clear, but fast forward 4  weeks and we see ourselves out of Europa League, and trailing by 1 point  in the championship race. We recap Shakhtar and Moreirense, while  offering our opinion on the team's moment. We also look ahead to the  Setubal game, Cristiano awards his Chicken Fingers award, and we share  what we learned on this week's episode.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: March 4, 2020, 4:00 am

Episode 355 - Failbruary?

On this week's episode.... We recap the Shakhtar and the Gil Vicente  games, introduce a new feature called "Cristiano's Chicken Fingers  Award". We then discuss what we can take away from a decisive month of  February, look ahead to the second leg against Shakhtar. Lastly we  preview the Moreirense game, and look ahead to the month of March.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: February 26, 2020, 4:12 am

Episode 354 - 7 to 1 in 7 days

On this week's episode.... We start this week's podcast by addressing  the sad situation that took place this past weekend. There was no way to  dribble around this topic, we offer our opinion and suggestions, on a  behavior that has no place in present or future society, racism. We then  recap Benfica's loss to Braga, preview the Shakhtar , and Gil Vicente  game that will take place this Thursday, and Monday respectively.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: February 19, 2020, 4:33 am

Episode 353 - Third time a charm?

On this week's episode...we take a deep and lenghty look at the  Classico, from the coin toss to lubed up walls, we got you covered. We  also recap the Famalicao game, and look ahead to another important game  at Estadio da Luz against SC Braga.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: February 13, 2020, 5:05 am

Episode 352 - Dirty Sheets

On this week's episode.. We recap both the Belenenses SAD and the  Famalicao, two games with the same scorelines in which Benfica struggled  to put the games away and showed some defensive frailties. Lastly we  preview the big Classico at the dragao where Benfica can decide how  close the championship race will be until the end of the season.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: February 6, 2020, 4:41 am

Episode 351 - Furniture movers

On this week's podcast... We recap Benfica's win at the Mata Real, look  ahead to Belenenses Sad at Estadio da Luz this friday, and the first leg  of the Portuguese semifinal against Famalicao.On this week's podcast... We recap Benfica's win at the Mata Real, look  ahead to Belenenses Sad at Estadio da Luz this friday, and the first leg  of the Portuguese semifinal against Famalicao.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: January 29, 2020, 4:15 am

Episode 350 - 7Up

On this week's episode... We record our 350th episode, and what an  episode, as we got to recap Benfica's win at the Alvalade, which allowed  us to go up 7 points on porto in the table. On the second half of the  podcast we look ahead to Benfica's next Liga Nos match away at P.  Ferreira.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: January 22, 2020, 4:48 am

Episode 349 - Ugly Ducklings Shine

On this week's podcast... We recap both the Aves, and Rio Ave games, and look ahead to the Lisbon Derby against Sporting.

P.S. Our audio crapped out at the end of the podcast and we had to cut it short.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: January 16, 2020, 5:03 am