Benfica Podcast - Talking to the Doll

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

Episode 340 - Back Refreshed?

On this week's podcast... After a long international break, we are back  with another episode. This week we look back a Benfica's Portuguese Cup  match against Cova da Piedade, look ahead to UCL matchday 3 against  Lyon, where Benfica must win in order to keep their European hopes  alive, and we cap it off by previewing this weekend's Liga Nos match  away versus Tondela.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: October 23, 2019, 3:44 am

Episode 339 - Voice to the People

On this week's episode... We decided to give voice to the fans to discuss anything related to Benfica.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: October 9, 2019, 9:41 am

Episode 338 - Veni, Vidi, Vinicius

On this week's podcast.... We look back at Benfica's matches against  Guimaraes for the League Cup, and Vitoria de Setubal for the Liga Nos.  We discuss line up changes, the struggles in the final third, and  Benfica's moment of form. On the second half of the podcast we look  ahead to Benfica's match day 2 in Russia against Zenit, and discuss the  choking of a fan by Luis Felipe Vieira in the AG.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: October 2, 2019, 4:08 am

Episode 337 - Safourovic

On this week's episode... We look back at Benfica's tough game up in  Moreira de Conegos where a small pitch and a lack of imagination made  for a 90 minute nail biter. Employee of the month Seferovic grabbed the  winning goal in added time when Rafa had tied the game after being down  for most of the half. We also discuss some of Luis Felipe Vieira's  interview, and look ahead to Benfica's domestic matches against  Guimaraes(League Cup) and Setubal for the Liga Nos.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: September 25, 2019, 2:57 am

Episode 336 - Benxit

On this week's episode.... After International break, Benfica was back in action both domestically and in Europe. We recap the match against Gil Vicente, and match day one against Red Bull Leipzig at the Luz, and look ahead to this upcoming Saturday's game against Moreirense. In between we discuss line up choices, European approaches, and the 18/19 balance sheet. 

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: September 19, 2019, 3:59 am

Episode 335 - Almeidinhos Returns

On this week's Benfica podcast.... We start off by recapping Benfica's  win at the Pedreira, discuss the transfer window, turn our attention to  the UCL and Allianz Cup draws and look at Benfica's September schedule

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: September 4, 2019, 3:47 am

Episode 334 - Lessons to be Learned

On this week's episode..... We look back at Benfica's loss in the classico against porto. Steve breaks down the game tactically, and explains what when wrong. We also discuss the midfield pairing, and the forward pairing, and think it's time for some changes from Lage's part. Lastly we look ahead to another hard game this weekend, against Braga at the quarry. 

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: August 28, 2019, 3:28 am

Episode 333 - Over / Under

On this week's podcast... We welcome PortugueseSoccer.com  to help preview the Clasico against porto this weekend, but before  that, we recap the Belenenses game, discuss the RDT and Seferovic  partnership, and their lack of goal output. 

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: August 21, 2019, 4:17 am

Episode 332 - League Opener

On this week's Benfica Podcast..... We look back at another 5 goal  result for Benfica in the opening match of the Liga Nos, look ahead to  Belenenses, and take a quick look at pot 2 where we will be in the UCL 

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: August 14, 2019, 4:28 am

Episode 331 - 5uper 5tart

 On this week's podcast.. We welcome Adrian  from Rabona TV to help us break down the Derby in the Supercup against  Sporting, and to share his project as well as his trip to Santa Clara CA  to watch Benfica live for the first time. The Chalkboard Steve  also joined us to breakdown the game tactically. Lastly we look ahead  to Benfica's league opener against P. Ferreira this upcoming weekend. 

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: August 7, 2019, 4:50 am

Episode 330 - Until Next Time

 On this week's episode... We take a look back at Benfica's last game of  the ICC against AC Milan, where Benfica capped of their participation  winning all 3 games. We welcomed Mike D  to talk about his special experience at Foxboro. We recap the ICC, and  look ahead to the official kickoff of the Portuguese domestic  competition with the match up against SPorting in the Super Cup.  

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: July 31, 2019, 3:36 am