Benfica Podcast - Talking to the Doll

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

Episode 250 - O Captain! My Captain!

On this week’s podcast…

We look back at Benfica’s Super Cup match against Guimaraes. We look at Luisao’s great accomplishment of becoming the Benfica player with the most titles to his name, and preview the Liga Nos season opener against Braga

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Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: August 9, 2017, 2:52 am

Episode 249 - Trust the Process

On this weeks episode.. We recap the pre-season, address the obvious holes on the roster, and look ahead to Benfica’s first game of the season - the Supercup against Guimaraes.


Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: August 2, 2017, 2:51 am

Episode 248 - Making the Cut

On this week’s episode. We look back at the two games Benfica played in the Algarve, and discuss who impressed and who didn’t. Next we look at the list of the 33 players that Vitoria brought to St Andrews, and make our final cuts to get to a 25 man roster.


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Author: talkingtothedoll
Posted: July 26, 2017, 2:55 am

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.

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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