Podcast 180 – Between a Derby and a Rock Place
Nov24

Podcast 180 – Between a Derby and a Rock Place

In this week’s episode… We open up the pod by looking back at Benfica’s Portuguese Cup against Sporting. 3 games against our eternal rivals, 3 losses. We look back at formation and tactics used by Rui Vitoria. We discuss the team’s performance in both halves, and we get into a whole discussion on the state of things at Benfica. We discuss Rui Vitoria’s position, and whether his performance so far is a...

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Podcast 177 10/27/15 – The JJ Monkey on Vitoria’s back
Oct27

Podcast 177 10/27/15 – The JJ Monkey on Vitoria’s back

In this episode… We look back at Benfica’s game in Istanbul against Galatasaray where Benfica dropped their first points of this year’s Champions League. We discuss line up changes, tactical approach and team vulnerabilities. Up next we get right into this past weekend’s Derby. Tactics, Game approach, pre-game taunting, Squad depth, and the JJ Monkey Rui Vitoria hasn’t been able to shake off his back are...

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Podcast 173 9/22/15 – High Kicks and Low Blows
Sep22

Podcast 173 9/22/15 – High Kicks and Low Blows

In this week’s episode….. We start the podcast off by looking at this past weekend’s clasico where Benfica lost to porto up north. We discuss line up changes, tactics, and what Benfica did well, and not so well. Nonetheless we were all left with a feeling that regardless of the lost 3 points there are many positives that can be taken from Benfica’s performance, especially in the first half. In the last segment...

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Podcast 171 9/9/15 – International break
Sep09

Podcast 171 9/9/15 – International break

In this week’s podcast… With the international break taking place, and Benfica out of action, i discuss LFV big interview to A Bola. Also, a preview of Belenenses, FC Astana, and some thoughts on the Portugal National team. please subscribe via Itunes, Stitcher Radio or RSS...

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Podcast 170 9/1/15 – A window closes a Gaitan opens
Sep01

Podcast 170 9/1/15 – A window closes a Gaitan opens

In this week’s episode… We start he podcast by looking at Benfica’s past two games, against Arouca and Moreirense. We discuss the team’s performances. Vitoria’s choices and visible changes. In the second half we look at the Champions League draw, we offer our opinions on opposition and what Benfica needs to fo to come out of the group as well as where each CL fixture fits in Benfica’s championship...

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