Podcast #129  10/15/14
Oct15

Podcast #129 10/15/14

On this week’s episode…. Since Benfica was off we turn our attention to the national team. We look at Fernando Santos’ first 11 and new tactical look. Also on the table, the 4 shunned players, and their effect on the national team. We spend a little time talking about the game before turning our attention to Portugal’s U21 squad who qualified to the European Championship. Looking at this squad, there’s no...

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Podcast 126 9/23/14
Sep23

Podcast 126 9/23/14

In this week’s episode…. Benfica hosted Moreirense and came back from a 0-1 deficit to get the 3 points with a 3-1 final result.We look back at Benfica’s first half, Eliseu’s important goal, and JJ’s decision to make a very tactical substitution on the 35th minute. Steve breaks down the change and explains how it affected 3 different areas. On the final segment, we look ahead to our away game versus...

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Podcast #123  8/26/14
Aug26

Podcast #123 8/26/14

In this week’s episode… We open up the pod, talking about Benfica’s game against Boavista. A tough win, in a scrappy game, in a terrible artificial pitch. It wasn’t a stellar performance, but we walk away with the all important 3 points ahead of the derby. We talk about about JJ’s starting choices, his insistence in playing Jara, and Talisca, the lack of output from Lima, and Ruben Amorim’s injury;...

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BENFICA: VENCEDOR DA SUPERTACA CANDIDO DE OLIVEIRA EDICAO 2014
Aug10

BENFICA: VENCEDOR DA SUPERTACA CANDIDO DE OLIVEIRA EDICAO 2014

Wow, what a night!! I have to admit, I did say we will win this game. Despite the awful display of football presented during the pre-season. We had to win it. And we did. The team lined up tonight looked a much stronger side, thanks to our usual titular Luisao+Jardel, Enzo Perez (a joy to watch) and Gaitan. We finally looked like a team with some sort of potential. This game gave us a good preview of what we will look like this...

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Podcast 120 8/5/14
Aug05

Podcast 120 8/5/14

In this Episode…. We start off with Cardozo’s exit, and discussing our own personal feelings about Cardozo. Not always a consensual choice among fans, Cardozo’s numbers are hard to dispute. The best foreign goal scorer of all time at Benfica, and 9th overall in the club’s rich history, Cardozo leaves behind numbers that will be hard to surpass not to mention unforgettable. We wish Cardozo the best of luck in...

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