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Episode 389 – Resiliency

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Episode 389 – Resiliency

On this week’s podcast…. It’s a triple play of game recaps, first we looked back at the last match of the Europa League group stages, where Benfica had minimal hopes of finishing first in the group, then a game against Vilafranquense for the Portuguese Cup where Benfica exercised their logical domination against a second division team. The last recap was of the Portuguese League Cup against Guimaraes for a spot in the competition’s final four, where Benfica struggled to be efficient in front of goal but were able to...

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Episode 388 – To the Wire

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Episode 388 – To the Wire

On this week’s podcast… We look back at both the Lech Poznan and P. Ferreira games, and look ahead to Benfica’s last game in the group stages of the Europa League

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Episode 387 – Chasing Results

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Episode 387 – Chasing Results

On this week’s podcast…. We recap both the Rangers game and Maritimo games, in which Benfica had to come from behind to salvage points. We discuss Otamendi’s play, the possibility of confidence being a big factor in the team’s current form, and we look ahead to the Lech Poznan and P. Ferreira fixtures.

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Episode 386 – Time for Debuts

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Episode 386 – Time for Debuts

On this week’s podcast…. After the international break Benfica returned to action in this season’s debut of the Portuguese Cup. None of the internationals made the game roster as JJ opted to include 9 “B” team players and 2 juniors in the game call up sheet. The scoreline is not indicative of Benfica’s domination of the game, but of their lack efficiency in front of goal. We recap the game, discuss JJ’s presser comments and wonder if there’s a message behind it. We then look ahead to...

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Episode 385 – OLÉ Defending

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Episode 385 – OLÉ Defending

On this Week’s podcast.. We look back at both the Rangers and Braga games, where Benfica struggled defensively. From wrong line up choices, players who are not at a level needed, or perhaps the universe’s karma, we break it all down.

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Episode 384 – Squad Freshness

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Episode 384 – Squad Freshness

On this week’s podcast… We briefly touch up on the election results, recap Standard Liege, discuss the embarrassing performance against Boavista, and preview Glasgow Rangers, and Braga games.

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Episode 383 – An Important Time

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Episode 383 – An Important Time

On this week’s podcast…On the eve of the elections, Alfredo takes a moment to speak about the club’s moment, the division, the hatred, and the ugly mutual disrespect among fans. We get back to our regularly schedule program recapping the Lech Poznan game and the Belenenses SAD game, and look ahead to Standard Liege with the help from Scott Coyne of the Belgium Football Podcast and Benfica’s domestic trip to the Bessa to face Boavista.

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Episode 382 – Walk in the River

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Episode 382 – Walk in the River

On this week’s podcast… We open up by discussing Benfica’s walk in the park win against Rio Ave; look ahead to Europa League match day 1 against Lech Poznan and close it out by previewing the Belenenses SAD match up this coming Monday.

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Episode 381 – Market Close

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Episode 381 – Market Close

On this week’s podcast… We look back at Benfica’s match against Farense where Benfica was able to come away with the three points, but also lots to review for improvements during the international break. We also discuss Benfica’s activity in the transfer windo, who went out, who came in, and we offer our overall opinion on the window as a whole. Thanks for listening

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Episode 380- Until next time Captain

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Episode 380- Until next time Captain

On this week’s podcast….We start off by discussing the Ruben Dias and Nicolas Otamendi deal.We then recap the Moreirense game, where Benfica could have smashed Moreirense had it not been for the many wasted opportunities. To wrap it all up, we look ahead to Benfica’s match against newly promoted Farense at Estadio da Luz.

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