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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: 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 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: 22/09/14 16.05CET

http://www.uefa.com/teamsandplayers/teams/club=50147/profile/index.html#sl+benfica

Matches

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 24/05/2015 00:20 CET
17 August 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica2-0Paços Ferreira
Referee: not available – Lisbon
08/18/2014 12:25:44
24 August 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Boavista0-1Benfica
Referee: not available – Porto
08/25/2014 19:15:51
31 August 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-1Sporting
Referee: not available – Lisbon
09/01/2014 22:55:24
12 September 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Setúbal0-5Benfica
Referee: not available – Setubal
09/17/2014 17:08:34
Benfica0-2Zenit
Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen (NOR) – Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
04/10/2015 11:24:34
21 September 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-1Moreirense
Referee: not available – Lisbon
09/21/2014 22:58:33
27 September 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Estoril2-3Benfica
Referee: not available
09/27/2014 22:32:40
Leverkusen3-1Benfica
Referee: Martin Atkinson (ENG) – Stadium: BayArena, Leverkusen (GER)
04/10/2015 11:24:35
5 October 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica4-0Arouca
Referee: not available
10/05/2014 22:14:15
18 October 2014 - Portuguese Cup, Third round
Sporting da Covilha2-3Benfica
Referee: not available
11/23/2014 22:15:41
Monaco0-0Benfica
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (POL) – Stadium: Stade Louis II, Monaco (FRA)
04/14/2015 14:48:57
26 October 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Braga2-1Benfica
Referee: not available
10/27/2014 12:03:49
31 October 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-0Rio Ave
Referee: not available
11/01/2014 09:03:10
Benfica1-0Monaco
Referee: David Fernández Borbalán (ESP) – Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
04/10/2015 11:24:42
9 November 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Nacional1-2Benfica
Referee: not available
11/11/2014 16:50:27
22 November 2014 - Portuguese Cup, Fourth round
Benfica4-1Moreirense
Referee: not available
01/30/2015 09:31:51
Zenit1-0Benfica
Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (ITA) – Stadium: Stadion Petrovski, St Petersburg (RUS)
04/10/2015 11:24:43
30 November 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Académica0-2Benfica
Referee: not available
12/01/2014 16:24:31
6 December 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-0Belenenses
Referee: not available
12/06/2014 22:47:58
Benfica0-0Leverkusen
Referee: Aleksei Kulbakov (BLR) – Stadium: Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon (POR)
04/10/2015 11:24:44
14 December 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Porto0-2Benfica
Referee: not available
12/14/2014 22:08:54
18 December 2014 - Portuguese Cup, Fifth round
Benfica1-2Braga
Referee: not available
01/30/2015 09:31:06
21 December 2014 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica1-0Gil Vicente
Referee: not available
12/21/2014 21:22:14
4 January 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Penafiel0-3Benfica
Referee: not available
01/05/2015 13:47:49
10 January 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-0Guimarães
Referee: not available
01/10/2015 22:20:37
18 January 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Marítimo0-4Benfica
Referee: not available
01/19/2015 15:26:44
26 January 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Paços Ferreira1-0Benfica
Referee: not available
02/04/2015 17:04:03
31 January 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-0Boavista
Referee: not available
01/31/2015 22:21:20
8 February 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Sporting1-1Benfica
Referee: not available
02/09/2015 09:08:22
15 February 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica3-0Setúbal
Referee: not available
02/15/2015 21:24:01
21 February 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Moreirense1-3Benfica
Referee: not available
02/21/2015 23:05:20
28 February 2015 - Portuguese First Division
Benfica6-0Estoril
Referee: not available
02/28/2015 22:44:43
Arouca1-3Benfica
Referee: not available
03/09/2015 17:27:18
Benfica2-0Braga
Referee: not available
03/14/2015 23:07:30
Rio Ave2-1Benfica
Referee: not available
03/21/2015 23:31:58
Benfica3-1Nacional
Referee: not available
04/05/2015 00:04:30
Benfica5-1Académica
Referee: not available
04/11/2015 22:55:41
Belenenses0-2Benfica
Referee: not available
04/24/2015 13:18:52
Benfica0-0Porto
Referee: not available
04/26/2015 22:04:06
Gil Vicente0-5Benfica
Referee: not available
05/02/2015 23:09:02
Benfica4-0Penafiel
Referee: not available
05/09/2015 23:31:01
Guimarães0-0Benfica
Referee: not available
05/17/2015 21:19:26
Benfica4-1Marítimo
Referee: Nuno Almeida

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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