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 176 10/20/15 – International break is for the birds
Oct20

Podcast 176 10/20/15 – International break is for the birds

In this week’s podcast Fighting through some technical difficulties we manage to recap Benfica’s return to action against Vianense for the Portuguese Cup, Look ahead to Benfica’s CL match in Istanbul, and preview the Derby. thanks for...

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Podcast 175 10/6/15 – Get the Fog out of here.
Oct06

Podcast 175 10/6/15 – Get the Fog out of here.

In this week’s podcast…. We open up the podcast by looking back at Benfica’s game at the Vincente Calderon. An opportune win by Benfica against an Atletico Madrid who hadn’t lost at home in European competitions in a very long time. Benfica also broke their losing streak against Spanish teams, a streak that started back in 1982. We discuss the game, and the team’s “new” approach under Rui...

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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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