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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 three times, most recently v FC Basel 1893
05/12/17, group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
5-0: FC Basel 1893 v Benfica
27/09/17, 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: 06/12/17 17.15CET

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

Matches

SSI ErrSSI Err
HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 18/12/2017 00:42 CET
9 August 2017 09 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-1Braga
Referee: not available
11/03/2017 08:14:30
14 August 2017 14 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Chaves0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
11/03/2017 08:14:39
19 August 2017 19 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica5-0Belenenses
Referee: not available
11/03/2017 08:15:30
26 August 2017 26 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Rio Ave1-1Benfica
Referee: not available
11/03/2017 08:12:48
8 September 2017 08 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-1Portimonense
Referee: not available
11/03/2017 08:15:31
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)
12/07/2017 15:08:21
16 September 2017 16 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Boavista2-1Benfica
Referee: not available
11/03/2017 08:15:30
23 September 2017 23 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-0Paços Ferreira
Referee: not available
11/03/2017 08:14:55
27 September 2017 27 Sep - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group A)
Basel5-0Benfica
Referee: Craig Thomson (SCO) Stadium: St. Jakob-Park, Basel (SUI)
11/08/2017 09:21:59
1 October 2017 01 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Marítimo1-1Benfica
Referee: not available
11/03/2017 08:15:35
14 October 2017 14 Oct - Portuguese Cup, Third round
Olhanense0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
11/13/2017 14:56:01
18 October 2017 18 Oct - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group A)
Benfica0-1Man. United
Referee: Felix Zwayer (GER) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
11/08/2017 09:22:00
22 October 2017 22 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Aves1-3Benfica
Referee: not available
11/03/2017 08:15:35
27 October 2017 27 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-0Feirense
Referee: not available
11/03/2017 08:15:15
31 October 2017 31 Oct - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group A)
Man. United2-0Benfica
Referee: Gediminas Mažeika (LTU) Stadium: Old Trafford, Manchester (ENG)
11/08/2017 09:22:00
5 November 2017 05 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Vitória SC1-3Benfica
Referee: not available
11/27/2017 23:45:34
22 November 2017 22 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group A)
CSKA Moskva2-0Benfica
Referee: Deniz Aytekin (GER) Stadium: Stadion CSKA Moskva, Moscow (RUS)
11/24/2017 14:27:58
26 November 2017 26 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Benfica6-0Setúbal
Referee: not available
11/27/2017 08:45:20
1 December 2017 01 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Porto0-0Benfica
Referee: not available
12/07/2017 18:24:43
5 December 2017 05 Dec - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group A)
Benfica0-2Basel
Referee: Jesús Gil Manzano (ESP) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
12/08/2017 12:10:45
9 December 2017 09 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-1Estoril
Referee: not available
12/09/2017 23:51:18
17 December 2017 17 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Tondela
21.15
Benfica
Referee: TBD
3 January 2018 03 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
22.30
Sporting CP
Referee: TBD
11/29/2017 11:39:11
6 January 2018 06 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Moreirense
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:15:15
14 January 2018 14 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Braga
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:13:09
20 January 2018 20 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Chaves
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:13:08
31 January 2018 31 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Belenenses
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:48
4 February 2018 04 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Rio Ave
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:48
11 February 2018 11 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Portimonense
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:48
18 February 2018 18 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Boavista
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:48
25 February 2018 25 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Paços Ferreira
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:14
4 March 2018 04 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Marítimo
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:15:26
11 March 2018 11 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Aves
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:15
18 March 2018 18 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Feirense
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:49
31 March 2018 31 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Vitória SC
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:49
7 April 2018 07 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Setúbal
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:12:44
15 April 2018 15 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Porto
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:50
22 April 2018 22 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Estoril
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:15
29 April 2018 29 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Tondela
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:15
6 May 2018 06 May - Portuguese First Division
Sporting CP
17.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:15:29
13 May 2018 13 May - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
17.00
Moreirense
Referee: TBD
11/03/2017 08:14:18

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: 127
    Luisão (  BRA)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 56
    Eusébio (  POR)