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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

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HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 09/12/2018 19:23 CET
10 August 2018 10 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-2Vitória SC
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 18:04:38
18 August 2018 18 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Boavista0-2Benfica
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 17:55:55
25 August 2018 25 Aug - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-1Sporting CP
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 17:53:14
2 September 2018 02 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Nacional0-4Benfica
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 17:57:25
19 September 2018 19 Sep - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group E)
Benfica0-2Bayern
Referee: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (ESP) Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/21/2018 15:42:24
23 September 2018 23 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-0Aves
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 17:55:47
27 September 2018 27 Sep - Portuguese First Division
Chaves2-2Benfica
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 18:09:06
2 October 2018 02 Oct - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group E)
AEK2-3Benfica
Referee: Orel Grinfeld (ISR) Stadium: OACA Spyros Louis, Athens (GRE)
10/26/2018 17:04:26
7 October 2018 07 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-0Porto
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 17:59:30
18 October 2018 18 Oct - Portuguese Cup, Third round
Sertanense FC0-3Benfica
Referee: not available
12/05/2018 14:24:03
23 October 2018 23 Oct - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group E)
Ajax1-0Benfica
Referee: Ruddy Buquet (FRA) Stadium: Johan Cruijff ArenA, Amsterdam (NED)
10/25/2018 11:21:54
27 October 2018 27 Oct - Portuguese First Division
Belenenses2-0Benfica
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 18:10:18
2 November 2018 02 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-3Moreirense
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 17:58:25
7 November 2018 07 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group E)
BenficaAjax
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
10/28/2018 23:24:30
11 November 2018 11 Nov - Portuguese First Division
Tondela1-3Benfica
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 17:59:06
22 November 2018 22 Nov - Portuguese Cup, First round
Benfica2-1Arouca
Referee: not available
12/05/2018 14:25:11
27 November 2018 27 Nov - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group E)
BayernBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: Fußball Arena München, Munich (GER)
10/25/2018 10:06:22
1 December 2018 01 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica4-0Feirense
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 18:02:04
8 December 2018 08 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Setúbal0-1Benfica
Referee: not available
12/09/2018 17:50:40
12 December 2018 12 Dec - UEFA Champions League, Group stage (Group E)
BenficaAEK
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/11/2018 11:34:22
16 December 2018 16 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Marítimo
18.30
Benfica
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:13:34
23 December 2018 23 Dec - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
18.30
Braga
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:14:49
2 January 2019 02 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Portimonense
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:04:11
6 January 2019 06 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Rio Ave
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:15:23
12 January 2019 12 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Santa Clara
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:01:37
19 January 2019 19 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Vitória SC
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:05:35
30 January 2019 30 Jan - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Boavista
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:16:39
3 February 2019 03 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Sporting CP
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:06:48
10 February 2019 10 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Nacional
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:03:33
17 February 2019 17 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Aves
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:03:52
24 February 2019 24 Feb - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Chaves
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:18:53
3 March 2019 03 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Porto
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:08:43
10 March 2019 10 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Belenenses
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:19:26
17 March 2019 17 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Moreirense
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:05:32
31 March 2019 31 Mar - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Tondela
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:06:29
7 April 2019 07 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Feirense
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:21:14
14 April 2019 14 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Setúbal
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:07:04
20 April 2019 20 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Marítimo
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:11:46
28 April 2019 28 Apr - Portuguese First Division
Braga
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:12:20
5 May 2019 05 May - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Portimonense
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:22:25
12 May 2019 12 May - Portuguese First Division
Rio Ave
13.00
Benfica
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:09:37
19 May 2019 19 May - Portuguese First Division
Benfica
13.00
Santa Clara
Referee: TBD
12/09/2018 18:23:44

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)