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Benfica Podcast - Talking to the Doll

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

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.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: October 21, 2020, 3:04 am

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


Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: October 7, 2020, 3:38 am

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.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: September 30, 2020, 3:43 am

Episode 379 - Herzlich Wilkommen

On this week's episode.... Benfica opened up their domestic campaign against last year's Cinderella team, Famalicao. A handful of goals and 4 changes from the midweek match up against PAOK, ensured Benfica got the 3 points in the inaugural game of the season.  We recap the game, and discuss the performances of Waldschmidt, Everton and Darwin. Lastly we look ahead to Moreirense at Estadio da Luz this Saturday.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: September 23, 2020, 1:06 am

Episode 378 - Zivkovic Squared

On this week's episode..... We look back at Benfica's loss at PAOK, which saw Benfica out of playing Champions League ball, and the missing out on participation millions. We also looked ahead to the inaugural game of the Liga Nos 20/21 season against Famalicao.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: September 17, 2020, 3:11 am

Episode 377 - Let's Go!

On this week's podcast...we look recap Benfica's last pre-season match against Rennes, look ahead to UCL qualifier match against Paok, run through the Liga Nos domestic fixtures, and touch up on Darwin Nunez, and rumors of possible arrivals.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: September 9, 2020, 3:50 am

Episode 376 - A New Season

On the inaugural episode of the 20/21 season.... We look at the summer signings, discuss UCL pre-qualifier, touch up on rumors, and try to get back into the swing of things.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: September 3, 2020, 4:15 am

Episode 375 - Ready for what's next

On this week's podcast... We look back at the last game of the 19/20 season, discuss the abysmal performance by Benfica, We then turn our attention to the unveiling of Jorge Jesus which we hope will usher in a new era of glory for club. We go through the roster and our loanee list and play our "Sell, Keep, Loan" game, and discuss signings, start of next season and UCL qualifiers.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: August 5, 2020, 3:58 am

Episode 374 - 1,000 miles to Jamor

On this week's podcast... We welcome Filipe D'Avillez the author of "1,000 miles to Jamor" a book about the road to the Portuguese Cup final, that follows the minnows of Portuguese football, and the passion that surrounds Portugal's second biggest trophy.  We also recapped the last game of the season against Sporting, and looked ahead to the season's curtain call against porto in the Portuguese Cup

You can buy Filipe's book from Prime books  (Portuguese) or from Pitch Publishing (English)

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: July 29, 2020, 3:22 am

Episode 373 - The second coming of Jesus

On this week's podcast...We recap Benfica's game against Desportivo das Aves, a match surrounded by factors that expose the bad side of Portuguese football, and of small teams being run by outsiders. We then get to the juicy part of the podcast with Cristiano and Alfredo discussing the appointment of Jorge Jesus, from opposite ends of the spectrum. Lastly we look ahead to Benfica's last game of the regular season against our eternal rivals - Sporting.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: July 22, 2020, 3:58 am

Episode 372 - It is, what It is

On this week's episode... We look back at Benfica's tie against Famalicao, the win against Guimaraes, and we look ahead to Desportivo das Aves match up.

Author: Alfredo Fumacas
Posted: July 15, 2020, 4:09 am