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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: 34 (2015)
Portuguese Cup: 25 (2014)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
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)
2005/06: quarter-finals

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 Zenit
16/09/14, group stage
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

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: 22/07/15 23.12CET

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Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 03/09/2015 01:27 CET
16 August 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica4-0Estoril
Referee: not available
08/18/2015 21:03:49
23 August 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Arouca1-0Benfica
Referee: not available
08/26/2015 17:26:42
29 August 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-2Moreirense
Referee: not available
08/30/2015 09:12:11
13 September 2015 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaBelenenses
Referee: TBD
07/28/2015 02:49:21
BenficaAstana
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/03/2015 00:36:49
20 September 2015 - Portuguese First Division
PortoBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:22:54
27 September 2015 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaPaços Ferreira
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:22:55
AtléticoBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estadio Vicente Calderón, Madrid (ESP)
09/03/2015 00:53:01
4 October 2015 - Portuguese First Division
StrindheimBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:17:54
GalatasarayBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi, Istanbul (TUR)
09/01/2015 10:00:35
25 October 2015 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaSporting CP
Referee: TBD
07/28/2015 05:18:37
1 November 2015 - Portuguese First Division
TondelaBenfica
Referee: TBD
07/28/2015 05:14:21
BenficaGalatasaray
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/01/2015 10:00:25
8 November 2015 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaBoavista
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:22:54
AstanaBenfica
Referee: TBD Stadium: Astana Arena, Astana (KAZ)
09/01/2015 10:00:37
29 November 2015 - Portuguese First Division
BragaBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:22:54
6 December 2015 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaAcadémica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:22:54
BenficaAtlético
Referee: TBD Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
09/01/2015 10:00:45
13 December 2015 - Portuguese First Division
SetúbalBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:22:54
20 December 2015 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaRio Ave
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:22:54
2 January 2016 - Portuguese First Division
GuimarãesBenfica
Referee: TBD
07/28/2015 03:34:51
6 January 2016 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaMarítimo
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:20:09
10 January 2016 - Portuguese First Division
NacionalBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:23:09
17 January 2016 - Portuguese First Division
EstorilBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:23:09
24 January 2016 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaArouca
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:13:54
31 January 2016 - Portuguese First Division
MoreirenseBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:23:09
7 February 2016 - Portuguese First Division
BelenensesBenfica
Referee: TBD
07/28/2015 02:49:51
14 February 2016 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaPorto
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:23:09
21 February 2016 - Portuguese First Division
Paços FerreiraBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:23:09
28 February 2016 - Portuguese First Division
BenficaStrindheim
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:18:54
Sporting CPBenfica
Referee: TBD
07/28/2015 05:18:51
BenficaTondela
Referee: TBD
07/28/2015 05:14:36
BoavistaBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:23:39
BenficaBraga
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:23:39
AcadémicaBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/14/2015 09:28:07
BenficaSetúbal
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:23:39
Rio AveBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:23:39
BenficaGuimarães
Referee: TBD
07/28/2015 03:35:06
MarítimoBenfica
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:20:24
BenficaNacional
Referee: TBD
08/09/2015 09:23:39

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:  34
  • Appearances in UEFA Cup Winners' Cup:  7
  • Appearances in EUSA Cup:  2
  • Appearances in UEFA Europa League:  19
  • Player with most UEFA appearances: 113
    Luisão (  BRA)
  • Top scorers in UEFA club competitions: 56
    Eusébio (  POR)
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