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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: 33 (2014)
Portuguese Cup: 25 (2014)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
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)
2005/06: quarter-finals
2004/05: UEFA Cup round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)

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: 22/09/14 16.05CET

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Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 01/10/2014 07:04 CET
17 August 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-0Paços Ferreira
Referee: not available – Lisbon
08/18/2014 12:25:44
24 August 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Boavista0-1Benfica
Referee: not available – Porto
08/25/2014 19:15:51
31 August 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-1Sporting
Referee: not available – Lisbon
09/01/2014 22:55:24
12 September 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Setúbal0-5Benfica
Referee: not available – Setubal
09/17/2014 17:08:34
Benfica0-2Zenit
Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen (NOR) – Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/17/2014 23:06:55
21 September 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-1Moreirense
Referee: not available – Lisbon
09/21/2014 22:58:33
27 September 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Estoril2-3Benfica
Referee: not available
09/27/2014 22:32:40
LeverkusenBenfica
Referee: Martin Atkinson (ENG) – Stadium: BayArena, Leverkusen (GER)
5 October 2014 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaArouca
Referee: TBD
09/29/2014 21:57:31
MonacoBenfica
Referee: TBD – Stadium: Stade Louis II, Monaco (FRA)
09/15/2014 16:06:52
26 October 2014 - Portuguese First Division
BragaBenfica
Referee: TBD – Braga
09/22/2014 16:58:25
31 October 2014 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaRio Ave
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
09/22/2014 16:59:00
BenficaMonaco
Referee: TBD – Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/16/2014 09:54:32
9 November 2014 - Portuguese First Division
NacionalBenfica
Referee: TBD – Funchal
09/22/2014 17:01:00
ZenitBenfica
Referee: TBD – Stadium: Stadion Petrovski, St Petersburg (RUS)
09/16/2014 16:06:10
30 November 2014 - Portuguese First Division
AcadémicaBenfica
Referee: TBD – Coimbra
09/22/2014 17:00:27
5 December 2014 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaBelenenses
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
09/22/2014 17:00:35
BenficaLeverkusen
Referee: TBD – Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/16/2014 17:15:20
14 December 2014 - Portuguese First Division
PortoBenfica
Referee: TBD – Porto
07/15/2014 13:29:42
21 December 2014 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaGil Vicente
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:29:42
4 January 2015 - Portuguese First Division
PenafielBenfica
Referee: TBD – Penafiel
07/15/2014 13:29:42
11 January 2015 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaGuimarães
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:29:11
18 January 2015 - Portuguese First Division
MarítimoBenfica
Referee: TBD – Funchal
07/15/2014 13:26:56
25 January 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Paços FerreiraBenfica
Referee: TBD – Pacos de Ferreira
07/15/2014 13:29:56
1 February 2015 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaBoavista
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:26:26
8 February 2015 - Portuguese First Division
SportingBenfica
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:28:42
15 February 2015 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaSetúbal
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:27:57
22 February 2015 - Portuguese First Division
MoreirenseBenfica
Referee: TBD – Moreira de Conegos
07/15/2014 13:29:56
BenficaEstoril
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:29:56
AroucaBenfica
Referee: TBD
07/15/2014 13:29:56
BenficaBraga
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:29:56
Rio AveBenfica
Referee: TBD – Vila do Conde
07/15/2014 13:29:56
BenficaNacional
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:27:41
BenficaAcadémica
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:28:26
BelenensesBenfica
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:29:41
BenficaPorto
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:29:56
Gil VicenteBenfica
Referee: TBD – Barcelos
07/15/2014 13:29:56
BenficaPenafiel
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:29:56
GuimarãesBenfica
Referee: TBD – Guimaraes
07/15/2014 13:29:26
BenficaMarítimo
Referee: TBD – Lisbon
07/15/2014 13:27:11

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:  34
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  7
  • Appearances in EUSA Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  19
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 93
    Luisão (  BRA)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 56
    Eusébio (  POR)
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