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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: 35 (2016)
Portuguese Cup: 25 (2014)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
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)
2006/07: UEFA Cup quarter-finals (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 twice, most recently v FC Basel 1893
18/10/11, 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
3-0 three times, most recently v Paris Saint-Germain
02/10/13, group stage

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: 01/08/16 23.54CET

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

Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 24/09/2016 23:31 CET
13 August 2016 13 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Tondela0-2Benfica
Referee: not available
08/17/2016 18:54:27
21 August 2016 21 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-1Setúbal
Referee: not available
08/22/2016 16:48:26
27 August 2016 27 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Nacional1-3Benfica
Referee: not available
08/28/2016 04:07:34
9 September 2016 09 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Arouca1-2Benfica
Referee: not available
09/10/2016 05:18:09
13 September 2016 13 Sep - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group B)
Benfica1-1Beşiktaş
Referee: Milorad Mažić (SRB) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/19/2016 09:23:48
19 September 2016 19 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-1Braga
Referee: not available
09/19/2016 23:39:40
24 September 2016 24 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Chaves0-2Benfica
Referee: Tiago Martins
28 September 2016 28 Sep - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group B)
NapoliBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: Stadio San Paolo, Naples (ITA)
09/19/2016 22:28:31
2 October 2016 02 Oct - Portuguese First Division
BenficaFeirense
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:55:13
19 October 2016 19 Oct - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group B)
Dynamo KyivBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: NSK Olimpiyskyi, Kyiv (UKR)
08/26/2016 16:15:04
23 October 2016 23 Oct - Portuguese First Division
BelenensesBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:55:23
30 October 2016 30 Oct - Portuguese First Division
BenficaPaços Ferreira
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:46:42
1 November 2016 01 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group B)
BenficaDynamo Kyiv
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/13/2016 23:10:22
6 November 2016 06 Nov - Portuguese First Division
PortoBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:54:35
23 November 2016 23 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group B)
BeşiktaşBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: Besiktas New Stadium, Istanbul (TUR)
09/21/2016 16:40:16
27 November 2016 27 Nov - Portuguese First Division
BenficaMoreirense
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:54:50
4 December 2016 04 Dec - Portuguese First Division
MarítimoBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:54:52
6 December 2016 06 Dec - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group B)
BenficaNapoli
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/13/2016 23:10:22
11 December 2016 11 Dec - Portuguese First Division
BenficaSporting CP
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:55:03
18 December 2016 18 Dec - Portuguese First Division
EstorilBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:55:00
21 December 2016 21 Dec - Portuguese First Division
BenficaRio Ave
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:51:12
8 January 2017 08 Jan - Portuguese First Division
GuimarãesBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:51:38
15 January 2017 15 Jan - Portuguese First Division
BenficaBoavista
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:51:40
22 January 2017 22 Jan - Portuguese First Division
BenficaTondela
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:51:51
28 January 2017 28 Jan - Portuguese First Division
SetúbalBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:52:00
5 February 2017 05 Feb - Portuguese First Division
BenficaNacional
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:52:05
12 February 2017 12 Feb - Portuguese First Division
BenficaArouca
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:52:14
19 February 2017 19 Feb - Portuguese First Division
BragaBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:45:48
26 February 2017 26 Feb - Portuguese First Division
BenficaChaves
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:45:51
5 March 2017 05 Mar - Portuguese First Division
FeirenseBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:46:01
11 March 2017 11 Mar - Portuguese First Division
BenficaBelenenses
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:46:14
19 March 2017 19 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Paços FerreiraBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:46:16
2 April 2017 02 Apr - Portuguese First Division
BenficaPorto
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:46:22
9 April 2017 09 Apr - Portuguese First Division
MoreirenseBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:46:21
15 April 2017 15 Apr - Portuguese First Division
BenficaMarítimo
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:46:30
23 April 2017 23 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Sporting CPBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:46:47
30 April 2017 30 Apr - Portuguese First Division
BenficaEstoril
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:52:05
7 May 2017 07 May - Portuguese First Division
Rio AveBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:52:13
14 May 2017 14 May - Portuguese First Division
BenficaGuimarães
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:52:16
21 May 2017 21 May - Portuguese First Division
BoavistaBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/17/2016 18:52:15

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:  36
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  7
  • Appearances in EUSA Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  19
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 117
    Luisão (  BRA)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 56
    Eusébio (  POR)