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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: 12/11/2019 11:46 CET
10 August 2019 10 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica5-0Paços Ferreira
Referee: not available
08/24/2019 01:04:58
17 August 2019 17 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Belenenses0-2Benfica
Referee: not available
08/24/2019 00:44:57
24 August 2019 24 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
20.00
Porto
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:01:28
1 September 2019 01 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Braga
22.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/23/2019 13:34:31
15 September 2019 15 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Gil Vicente
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 00:59:13
17 September 2019 17 Sep - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group G)
Benfica1-2Leipzig
Referee: Tasos Sidiropoulos (GRE) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/30/2019 17:57:46
22 September 2019 22 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Moreirense
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:13
29 September 2019 29 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Setúbal
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:13
2 October 2019 02 Oct - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group G)
ZenitBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: Saint Petersburg Stadium, St Petersburg (RUS)
09/30/2019 17:57:50
23 October 2019 23 Oct - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group G)
BenficaLyon
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/30/2019 17:57:51
27 October 2019 27 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Tondela
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
30 October 2019 30 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Portimonense
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 00:48:27
3 November 2019 03 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Rio Ave
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
5 November 2019 05 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group G)
LyonBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: OL Stadium, Decines (FRA)
09/30/2019 17:57:51
10 November 2019 10 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Santa Clara
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 00:54:42
27 November 2019 27 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group G)
LeipzigBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: RB Arena, Leipzig (GER)
09/30/2019 17:57:54
1 December 2019 01 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Marítimo
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
8 December 2019 08 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Boavista
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
10 December 2019 10 Dec - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group G)
BenficaZenit
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/30/2019 17:57:54
15 December 2019 15 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Famalicao
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 00:55:27
5 January 2020 05 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Vitória SC
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/23/2019 12:55:14
11 January 2020 11 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Aves
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
18 January 2020 18 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Sporting CP
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
26 January 2020 26 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Paços Ferreira
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:05:13
2 February 2020 02 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Belenenses
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 00:45:12
9 February 2020 09 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Porto
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:01:43
15 February 2020 15 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Braga
Referee: TBD
08/23/2019 13:35:01
23 February 2020 23 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Gil Vicente
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:00:13
1 March 2020 01 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Moreirense
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
8 March 2020 08 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Setúbal
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
15 March 2020 15 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Tondela
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
22 March 2020 22 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Portimonense
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 00:49:42
5 April 2020 05 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Rio Ave
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
11 April 2020 11 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Santa Clara
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 00:55:13
19 April 2020 19 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Marítimo
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
22 April 2020 22 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Boavista
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:28
26 April 2020 26 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Famalicao
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 00:56:12
3 May 2020 03 May - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Vitória SC
Referee: TBD
08/23/2019 12:55:29
10 May 2020 10 May - Portuguese First Division
Aves
16.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:29
17 May 2020 17 May - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
16.00
Sporting CP
Referee: TBD
08/24/2019 01:07:29

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:  39
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  7
  • Appearances in EUSA Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  20
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 127
    Luisão (  BRA)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 56
    Eusébio (  POR)