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Club facts: Benfica

Published: Sunday 1 June 2014, 11.52CET
 
 
 
Published: Sunday 1 June 2014, 11.52CET

Club facts: 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 Barcelona
02/10/12, group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
3-0 three times, most recently v Paris Saint-Germain
02/10/13, group stage

Last updated: 27/08/14 16.33CET

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