Sport Lisboa Benfica

Benfica Stuns Sporting with Last-Minute Comeback in Thrilling 2-1 Derby Victory
Football, Portugal, Sport Lisboa Benfica, Sporting Clube Portugal

Benfica Stuns Sporting with Last-Minute Comeback in Thrilling 2-1 Derby Victory

Benfica defeated Sporting 2-1, scoring two goals in stoppage time, in the 11th round of the I Liga football. With this victory, the Reds equalize with the Lions at the top of the standings. The game started with a slight advantage for Benfica, and Rafa, twice, came close to opening the scoring. In the 9th minute, in the heart of the Sporting area, the red forward shot, but the ball went just past the left post of Adán's goal. In the 12th minute, again Rafa with an excellent arched shot hit the crossbar of Sporting's goal with a bang. João Mário came close to scoring in the 24th minute. The chip went slightly wide of Adán's goal. Sporting only responded close to half an hour into the game. Following a corner kicked by Pote, Diomande headed the ball into the heart of the area, and Trub...
Di María’s Lone Goal Propels Benfica to Victory Over FC Porto in Classic Clash
Sport Lisboa Benfica, FC Porto

Di María’s Lone Goal Propels Benfica to Victory Over FC Porto in Classic Clash

By Score More A solitary strike from Ángel Di María proved decisive as Benfica clinched a 1-0 victory over FC Porto, temporarily claiming the summit of the league table. Benfica entered the pitch for the second half with renewed intensity, exerting increased pressure in FC Porto's defensive third. It was at the 68th-minute mark that Di María exhibited precision in executing a finely orchestrated move, validating the Encarnados' triumph in this classic encounter. The lone goal of the match materialized in the 68th minute, courtesy of Ángel Di María, granting Benfica the triumph in the eagerly awaited Classic held at the Luz stadium. FC Porto's challenge became more daunting due to the early expulsion of Fábio Cardoso in the 19th minute. The Dragons valiantly held their ground until ...
Surprise Defeat: Benfica Falls 2-3 to Boavista in Thrilling Championship Opener
Boavista FC, Sport Lisboa Benfica

Surprise Defeat: Benfica Falls 2-3 to Boavista in Thrilling Championship Opener

By Score More What a Thrilling Match and an Unexpected Turn of Events to Conclude the Opening Round of the Championship! The reigning champions, Benfica, kicked off their title defense on a disappointing note, succumbing to a 2-3 defeat against Boavista at the Bessa Stadium. The Eagles were taken by surprise by an inspired Boavista side, who were trailing at halftime but managed to level the score twice and complete a dramatic comeback in injury time. Bozenik emerged as the hero of the night for the 'axadrezados' (chess players) with two crucial goals, the opener and the decisive winner. Bruno Lourenço also contributed by converting a penalty. On the Benfica side, who opened the scoring with Di María's goal, Rafa showcased his prowess with a goal, an assist, and even hitting the post...
Benfica win Portuguese Super Cup Team beat rivals Porto 2-0 in final
Football, Portugal, Sport Lisboa Benfica

Benfica win Portuguese Super Cup Team beat rivals Porto 2-0 in final

Benfica won the Portuguese Super Cup by beating Porto 2-0 in the final on Wednesday. Benfica's Angel Di Maria drew first blood in the 61st minute at Municipal de Aveiro Stadium. Petar Musa made it 2-0 in the 68th minute. Porto defender Pepe was sent off with a red card in the 90th minute. Benfica defeated the reigning champions to clinch their ninth title. Porto is the most successful team in the Portuguese Super Cup, which was founded in 1979, with 23 titles.