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SL Benfica

SL Benfica
Benfica's players celebrate with the trophy after winning their first European Champions Clubs' Cup in 1961 ©Hulton Archive

SL 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/UEFA Europa League: (1983), (2013), (2014)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 36 (2017)
Portuguese Cup: 26 (2017)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
2016/17:
round of 16
2015/16: quarter-finals
2014/15: group stage
2013/14:
UEFA Europa League runners-up (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2012/13: UEFA Europa League runners-up (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2011/12: quarter-finals
2010/11: UEFA Europa League semi-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2009/10: UEFA Europa League quarter-finals
2008/09: UEFA Cup group stage
2007/08: UEFA Cup round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)

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 Champions League (group stage to final only)
• Biggest home win
3-0: Benfica v Celtic FC
01/11/06, group stage

• Biggest away win
0-2 three times, most recently v FC Dynamo Kyiv
19/10/16, group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
0-2: Benfica v FC Zenit
16/09/14, group stage
0-2: Benfica v FC Barcelona
02/10/12, group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
4-0: Borussia Dortmund v Benfica
08/03/17, round of 16 second 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
1-3: Benfica v FC Bayern München
05/12/95, third round second leg
0-2: Benfica v Galatasaray AŞ
06/11/08, group stage

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

Last updated: 15/06/17 13.50CET

http://www.uefa.com/teamsandplayers/teams/club=50147/profile/index.html#sl+benfica

Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 22/09/2017 17:17 CET
9 August 2017 09 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-1Braga
Referee: not available
09/19/2017 20:31:00
14 August 2017 14 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Chaves0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
09/19/2017 20:32:36
19 August 2017 19 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica5-0Belenenses
Referee: not available
09/19/2017 20:32:42
26 August 2017 26 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Rio Ave1-1Benfica
Referee: not available
09/19/2017 20:34:41
8 September 2017 08 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-1Portimonense
Referee: not available
09/19/2017 20:35:37
12 September 2017 12 Sep - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group A)
Benfica1-2CSKA Moskva
Referee: Alberto Undiano Mallenco (ESP) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/15/2017 13:10:07
16 September 2017 16 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Boavista2-1Benfica
Referee: not available
09/19/2017 20:34:23
23 September 2017 23 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
21.30
Paços Ferreira
Referee: TBD
09/22/2017 16:17:41
27 September 2017 27 Sep - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group A)
BaselBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: St. Jakob-Park, Basel (SUI)
09/17/2017 10:08:57
1 October 2017 01 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Marítimo
22.30
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/21/2017 16:28:08
18 October 2017 18 Oct - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group A)
BenficaMan. United
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/07/2017 12:11:50
22 October 2017 22 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Aves
19.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 21:41:06
27 October 2017 27 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
20.00
Feirense
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 21:43:21
31 October 2017 31 Oct - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group A)
Man. UnitedBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: Old Trafford, Manchester (ENG)
09/22/2017 15:25:24
5 November 2017 05 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Vitória SC
19.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 21:48:56
22 November 2017 22 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group A)
CSKA MoskvaBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: Stadion CSKA Moskva, Moscow (RUS)
09/07/2017 12:13:22
26 November 2017 26 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
21.15
Setúbal
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 21:52:57
1 December 2017 01 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Porto
21.30
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 21:57:59
5 December 2017 05 Dec - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group A)
BenficaBasel
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/07/2017 12:14:33
9 December 2017 09 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
19.15
Estoril
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:01:33
17 December 2017 17 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Tondela
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:07:07
20 December 2017 20 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Sporting CP
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:07:07
6 January 2018 06 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Moreirense
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:15:29
14 January 2018 14 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Braga
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:31:55
20 January 2018 20 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Chaves
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:19:42
31 January 2018 31 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Belenenses
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:21:00
4 February 2018 04 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Rio Ave
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:36:57
11 February 2018 11 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Portimonense
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:43:55
18 February 2018 18 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Boavista
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:32:15
25 February 2018 25 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Paços Ferreira
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:38:33
4 March 2018 04 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Marítimo
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:41:15
11 March 2018 11 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Aves
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:40:39
18 March 2018 18 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Feirense
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:43:03
31 March 2018 31 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Vitória SC
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:47:48
7 April 2018 07 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Setúbal
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:51:39
15 April 2018 15 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Porto
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:58:15
22 April 2018 22 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Estoril
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 22:54:29
29 April 2018 29 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Tondela
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 23:02:55
6 May 2018 06 May - Portuguese First Division
Sporting CP
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 23:05:54
13 May 2018 13 May - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Moreirense
Referee: TBD
09/10/2017 23:07:49

Trophy cabinet

Club record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    05/10/1965, Benfica 10-0 Stade Dudelange, Lisbon
  • Biggest defeat:
    25/11/1999, Celta 7-0 Benfica, Vigo
  • Appearances in UEFA Champions League:  37
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  7
  • Appearances in EUSA Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  19
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 124
    Luisão (  BRA)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 56
    Eusébio (  POR)