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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 ErrSSI ErrSSI Err
HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 15/08/2018 13:06 CET
14 October 2017 14 Oct - Portuguese Cup, Third round
Olhanense0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
11/13/2017 14:56:01
18 November 2017 18 Nov - Portuguese Cup, First round
Benfica2-0Setúbal
Referee: not available
07/16/2018 13:04:29
13 December 2017 13 Dec - Portuguese Cup, Round of 16
Rio Ave3-2Benfica
Rio Ave win after extra time (aet)
Referee: not available
07/16/2018 13:08:44
10 August 2018 10 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-2Vitória SC
Referee: not available
08/15/2018 02:37:19
18 August 2018 18 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Boavista
20.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 02:46:36
25 August 2018 25 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
20.00
Sporting CP
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 02:50:55
2 September 2018 02 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Nacional
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 02:55:54
23 September 2018 23 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Aves
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 03:01:08
30 September 2018 30 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Chaves
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 03:26:34
7 October 2018 07 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Porto
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 03:13:04
28 October 2018 28 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Belenenses
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 03:19:16
4 November 2018 04 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Moreirense
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 03:22:27
11 November 2018 11 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Tondela
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 03:28:27
2 December 2018 02 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Feirense
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 03:27:27
9 December 2018 09 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Setúbal
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 03:29:46
16 December 2018 16 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Marítimo
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 03:39:54
23 December 2018 23 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Braga
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 04:11:04
2 January 2019 02 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Portimonense
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 03:46:18
6 January 2019 06 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Rio Ave
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 03:55:50
12 January 2019 12 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Santa Clara
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 04:34:29
19 January 2019 19 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Vitória SC
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 04:01:09
30 January 2019 30 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Boavista
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 04:10:31
3 February 2019 03 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Sporting CP
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 04:46:33
10 February 2019 10 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Nacional
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 04:55:13
17 February 2019 17 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Aves
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 04:35:51
24 February 2019 24 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Chaves
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 05:10:16
3 March 2019 03 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Porto
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 05:12:14
10 March 2019 10 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Belenenses
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 05:06:35
17 March 2019 17 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Moreirense
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 04:59:44
31 March 2019 31 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Tondela
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 05:04:29
7 April 2019 07 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Feirense
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 05:12:40
14 April 2019 14 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Setúbal
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 05:14:01
20 April 2019 20 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Marítimo
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 05:10:29
28 April 2019 28 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Braga
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 05:25:00
5 May 2019 05 May - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Portimonense
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 05:25:53
12 May 2019 12 May - Portuguese First Division
Rio Ave
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 05:27:08
19 May 2019 19 May - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Santa Clara
Referee: TBD
08/15/2018 05:28:21

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:  38
  • 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)