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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: 34 (2015)
Portuguese Cup: 25 (2014)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
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)
2005/06: quarter-finals

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: 22/07/15 23.12CET

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

Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 16/05/2016 14:43 CET
16 August 2015 16 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica4-0Estoril
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 11:55:00
23 August 2015 23 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Arouca1-0Benfica
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 11:56:01
29 August 2015 29 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-2Moreirense
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:03:50
11 September 2015 11 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Benfica6-0Belenenses
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:03:52
15 September 2015 15 Sep - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group C)
Benfica2-0Astana
Referee: Tasos Sidiropoulos (GRE) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
11/19/2015 09:30:05
20 September 2015 20 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Porto1-0Benfica
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:06:52
26 September 2015 26 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-0Paços Ferreira
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:05:04
30 September 2015 30 Sep - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group C)
Atlético1-2Benfica
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (ITA) Stadium: Estadio Vicente Calderón, Madrid (ESP)
11/19/2015 09:30:07
16 October 2015 16 Oct - Portuguese Cup, Third round
SC Vianense1-2Benfica
Referee: not available
03/22/2016 09:39:05
21 October 2015 21 Oct - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group C)
Galatasaray2-1Benfica
Referee: William Collum (SCO) Stadium: Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi, Istanbul (TUR)
05/16/2016 13:21:12
25 October 2015 25 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Benfica0-3Sporting CP
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:16:14
30 October 2015 30 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Tondela0-4Benfica
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:13:27
3 November 2015 03 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group C)
Benfica2-1Galatasaray
Referee: Milorad Mažić (SRB) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
11/19/2015 09:30:10
8 November 2015 08 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-0Boavista
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:17:40
21 November 2015 21 Nov - Portuguese Cup, Fourth round
Sporting CP2-1Benfica
Sporting CP win after extra time (aet)
Referee: not available
03/22/2016 09:40:59
25 November 2015 25 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group C)
Astana2-2Benfica
Referee: Ruddy Buquet (FRA) Stadium: Astana Arena, Astana (KAZ)
03/29/2016 09:36:24
30 November 2015 30 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Braga0-2Benfica
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:17:02
4 December 2015 04 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-0Académica
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:21:27
8 December 2015 08 Dec - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group C)
Benfica1-2Atlético
Referee: Ovidiu Haţegan (ROU) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
12/10/2015 12:02:35
12 December 2015 12 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Setúbal2-4Benfica
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:20:37
15 December 2015 15 Dec - Portuguese First Division
União0-0Benfica
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:25:52
20 December 2015 20 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-1Rio Ave
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:29:04
2 January 2016 02 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Guimarães0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:29:15
6 January 2016 06 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica6-0Marítimo
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:32:03
11 January 2016 11 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Nacional1-4Benfica
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:32:46
16 January 2016 16 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Estoril1-2Benfica
Referee: not available
04/02/2016 00:33:24
23 January 2016 23 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-1Arouca
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:35:25
31 January 2016 31 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Moreirense1-4Benfica
Referee: not available
02/04/2016 12:42:04
5 February 2016 05 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Belenenses0-5Benfica
Referee: not available
04/01/2016 17:56:52
12 February 2016 12 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-2Porto
Referee: not available
03/31/2016 17:22:04
16 February 2016 16 Feb - UEFA Champions League, Round of 16
Benfica1-0Zenit
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (ITA) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
02/19/2016 12:14:10
20 February 2016 20 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Paços Ferreira1-3Benfica
Referee: not available
03/12/2016 03:01:54
29 February 2016 29 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-0União
Referee: not available
03/02/2016 03:43:19
5 March 2016 05 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Sporting CP0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
03/09/2016 15:29:36
9 March 2016 09 Mar - UEFA Champions League, Round of 16
Zenit1-2Benfica
Aggregate: 1-3 (agg: 1-3)
Referee: Viktor Kassai (HUN) Stadium: Stadion Petrovskiy, St Petersburg (RUS)
03/29/2016 09:39:39
14 March 2016 14 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica4-1Tondela
Referee: not available
03/14/2016 22:07:11
20 March 2016 20 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Boavista0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
03/23/2016 09:41:41
1 April 2016 01 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica5-1Braga
Referee: not available
04/02/2016 04:21:02
5 April 2016 05 Apr - UEFA Champions League, Quarter-finals
Bayern1-0Benfica
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (POL) Stadium: Fußball Arena München, Munich (GER)
04/08/2016 12:14:43
9 April 2016 09 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Académica1-2Benfica
Referee: not available
04/21/2016 09:10:41
13 April 2016 13 Apr - UEFA Champions League, Quarter-finals
Benfica2-2Bayern
Aggregate: 2-3 (agg: 2-3)
Referee: Björn Kuipers (NED) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
04/15/2016 10:12:51
18 April 2016 18 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-1Setúbal
Referee: not available
04/18/2016 23:03:26
24 April 2016 24 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Rio Ave0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
04/26/2016 09:13:28
29 April 2016 29 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-0Guimarães
Referee: not available
04/29/2016 23:09:21
8 May 2016 08 May - Portuguese First Division
Marítimo0-2Benfica
Referee: not available
05/09/2016 01:13:01
15 May 2016 15 May - Portuguese First Division
Benfica4-1Nacional
Referee: not available
05/16/2016 13:43:07

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:  35
  • 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)