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Club facts: Benfica

Published: Saturday 8 December 2012, 12.15CET
Published: Saturday 8 December 2012, 12.15CET

Club facts: Benfica

SL Benfica
Formed: 1904
Nickname: As Águias (The Eagles)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• European Cup (2): 1961, 1962, (1963), (1965), (1968), (1988), (1990)
• UEFA Cup: (1983)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 32 (2010)
Portuguese Cup: 24 (2004)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League unless indicated otherwise)
2011/12:
UEFA Champions League quarter-finals
2010/11:
semi-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2009/10: quarter-finals
2008/09:
group stage
2007/08:
round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2006/07:
quarter-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2005/06:
quarter-finals
2004/05:
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2003/04:
fourth round (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2002/03: did not take part in UEFA club competition

Records
UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
10-0: Benfica v CS Stade Dudelange
05/10/65, European Champion Clubs' Cup preliminary round second leg

• Biggest away win
0-8: CS Stade Dudelange v Benfica
30/09/65, European Champion Clubs' Cup preliminary round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-5: Benfica v Manchester United FC
09/03/66, European Champion Clubs' Cup quarter-finals second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
7-0: RC Celta de Vigo v Benfica
25/11/99, UEFA Cup third round first leg

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League
• Biggest home win
5-0: Benfica v Everton FC
22/10/09, group stage

• Biggest away win
0-5: NK Belvedur v Benfica
30/09/92, first round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-2: Benfica v Galatasaray AŞ
06/11/08, group stage
1-3: Benfica v FC Bayern München
05/12/95, third round second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
7-0: RC Celta de Vigo v Benfica (see above)

Last updated: 25/02/13 11.18CET

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