2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
10-1-1, 3rd in Portuguese Liga
Match abandoned after COVID-hit team fields 9 players, 2 keepers (1:29)
23h
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1dReuters

'Dark chapter': Portugal Liga descends into farce

Benfica's Liga match was abandoned amid extraordinary scenes after COVID-hit Belenenses had to name a team of nine players, including two keepers.

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27dReuters

Lewa scores three as Bayern reach UCL knockouts

Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trickand missed a penalty in his 100th Champions League appearance as Bayern Munich crushed Benfica 5-2.

Should Bayern be favourites to win the Champions League? (1:12)
39d
Is this the 'new normal' for Barcelona? (1:14)
61d
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97dReuters

Benfica deny PSV to reach UCL group stage

Ten-man Benfica held on for 0-0 draw at PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday to reach the lucrative Champions League group stage with a 2-1 aggregate win.

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136dReuters

Benfica president resigns after tax fraud arrest

Benfica president Luis Filipe Vieira has resigned after being detained as part of an investigation into alleged tax fraud and money laundering.

Why the Europa League is vital for Arsenal (1:45)
276d
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293dRob Dawson

COVID-19 chaos: Man Utd, Arsenal ties moved

Manchester United's Europa League match against Real Sociedad has been switched to Juventus' stadium while Arsenal will play Benfica in Rome.

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363dAdriana Garcia

Otamendi apologises to fans for several blunders

Nicolas Otamendi has apologised to Benfica fans for mistakes he has made on the pitch since his arrival in the summer from Manchester City.

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1ySam Marsden Moises Llorens

Sources: Barca target Nunez in future plans

Barcelona's interest in Benfica striker Darwin Nunez has intensified, in their search for a replacement for Luis Suarez, sources have told ESPN.

RankingsPortuguese Liga

Goal Difference202nd
Goals Scored272nd
Assists271st
Goals Conceded72nd