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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 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: 09/03/17 0.14CET

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

Matches

SSI ErrSSI ErrSSI ErrSSI ErrSSI ErrSSI Err
HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 23/05/2017 10:39 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)
01/13/2017 16:18:05
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: not available
10/09/2016 09:37:42
28 September 2016 28 Sep - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group B)
Napoli4-2Benfica
Referee: Felix Brych (GER) Stadium: Stadio San Paolo, Naples (ITA)
10/05/2016 19:07:25
2 October 2016 02 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Benfica4-0Feirense
Referee: not available
10/02/2016 22:39:02
14 October 2016 14 Oct - Portuguese Cup, Third round
1° Dezembro1-2Benfica
Referee: not available
05/22/2017 15:08:05
19 October 2016 19 Oct - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group B)
Dynamo Kyiv0-2Benfica
Referee: David Fernández Borbalán (ESP) Stadium: NSK Olimpiyskyi, Kyiv (UKR)
10/21/2016 13:30:08
23 October 2016 23 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Belenenses0-2Benfica
Referee: not available
10/27/2016 02:04:28
28 October 2016 28 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-0Paços Ferreira
Referee: not available
11/17/2016 13:21:38
1 November 2016 01 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group B)
Benfica1-0Dynamo Kyiv
Referee: Clément Turpin (FRA) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
11/07/2016 11:24:33
6 November 2016 06 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Porto1-1Benfica
Referee: not available
11/11/2016 09:11:56
23 November 2016 23 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group B)
Beşiktaş3-3Benfica
Referee: Damir Skomina (SVN) Stadium: Besiktas Arena, Istanbul (TUR)
04/10/2017 15:30:26
27 November 2016 27 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-0Moreirense
Referee: not available
12/02/2016 22:33:12
2 December 2016 02 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Marítimo2-1Benfica
Referee: not available
01/11/2017 19:33:21
6 December 2016 06 Dec - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group B)
Benfica1-2Napoli
Referee: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (ESP) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
12/09/2016 13:26:40
11 December 2016 11 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-1Sporting CP
Referee: not available
12/15/2016 22:31:46
17 December 2016 17 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Estoril0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
12/22/2016 09:15:27
21 December 2016 21 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-0Rio Ave
Referee: not available
01/06/2017 12:50:31
7 January 2017 07 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Guimarães0-2Benfica
Referee: not available
01/11/2017 18:58:56
14 January 2017 14 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-3Boavista
Referee: not available
01/17/2017 23:45:58
22 January 2017 22 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica4-0Tondela
Referee: not available
01/26/2017 12:49:36
30 January 2017 30 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Setúbal1-0Benfica
Referee: not available
02/08/2017 20:25:10
5 February 2017 05 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-0Nacional
Referee: not available
02/07/2017 10:10:20
10 February 2017 10 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-0Arouca
Referee: not available
02/15/2017 21:17:24
14 February 2017 14 Feb - UEFA Champions League, Round of 16
Benfica1-0Dortmund
Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (ITA) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
02/17/2017 11:22:26
19 February 2017 19 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Braga0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
03/10/2017 16:26:17
24 February 2017 24 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-1Chaves
Referee: not available
02/25/2017 00:52:59
4 March 2017 04 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Feirense0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
03/10/2017 09:48:33
8 March 2017 08 Mar - UEFA Champions League, Round of 16
Dortmund4-0Benfica
Aggregate: 4-1 (agg: 4-1)
Referee: Martin Atkinson (ENG) Stadium: BVB Stadion Dortmund, Dortmund (GER)
03/10/2017 10:15:03
13 March 2017 13 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica4-0Belenenses
Referee: not available
03/14/2017 09:45:11
18 March 2017 18 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Paços Ferreira0-0Benfica
Referee: not available
03/24/2017 09:18:59
1 April 2017 01 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-1Porto
Referee: not available
04/06/2017 01:22:52
9 April 2017 09 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Moreirense0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
04/13/2017 20:17:07
14 April 2017 14 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-0Marítimo
Referee: not available
04/20/2017 11:46:36
22 April 2017 22 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Sporting CP1-1Benfica
Referee: not available
04/26/2017 17:44:08
29 April 2017 29 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-1Estoril
Referee: not available
05/06/2017 01:42:07
7 May 2017 07 May - Portuguese First Division
Rio Ave0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
05/12/2017 17:00:21
13 May 2017 13 May - Portuguese First Division
Benfica5-0Guimarães
Referee: not available
05/15/2017 16:23:15
20 May 2017 20 May - Portuguese First Division
Boavista2-2Benfica
Referee: not available
05/21/2017 09:33:57

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: 123
    Luisão (  BRA)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 56
    Eusébio (  POR)