Tag Archive: Benfica

Champions League 2015/16 profiles: Benfica

| 05.09.2015

Benfica are 11/4 to win Champions League Group C and will be hoping they have a better run of things than last season when they couldn’t progress through to the second round from a pool containing Zenit St Petersburg, Monaco and Bayer Leverkusen. Domestic League: Portuguese Primeira Liga How they... View Article

Jorge Jesus’ Lisbon loyalties switch in dramatic Primeira Liga plot

| 05.06.2015

Successful Benfica coach Jorge Jesus recently guided the Portuguese club to their second consecutive Primeira League title triumph, but in a dramatic switch in Lisbon loyalties, the experienced boss is set for a move crosstown to join bitter rivals Sporting. In what will be a sensational managerial move in Portugal’s... View Article

Swansea close to Franck Tabanou and Ola John captures

| 29.05.2015

Swansea City, 28/1 chances with Coral to win the Capital One Cup again next term, are reportedly close to freshening up their left-hand side with deals for French full back Franck Tabanou from St-Etienne and Benfica’s Liberian-born Dutch winger Ola John on the table. Garry Monk lost Wales defender Ben... View Article

Bright future for brilliant Benfica after back-to-back title triumphs

| 19.05.2015

Porto did not take too kindly to settling for second billing behind ‘big three’ Portuguese rivals Benfica last term but, try as they might, the Dragons did not wrestle top domestic honours back from the Eagles this season. Jorge Jesus is basking in Stadium of Light glory, with Lisbon giants... View Article

Sevilla, Fiorentina, Benfica a fab 4/1 European treble on Sunday

| 26.04.2015

Europa League semi-finalists Sevilla and Fiorentina feature, alongside Benfica, in an enhanced 4/1 teatime treble with Coral this Sunday. The Bathtubs battle Rayo Vallecano, while Vincenzo Montella’s Viola clash with Cagliari and the Eagles encounter Porto. All three featured teams are at home and either odds-on or short-price favourites to... View Article

Benfica battle wounded Dragons and can do double to punish Porto

| 26.04.2015

The Stadium of Light, in Lisbon not Sunderland, hosts an O Classico encounter live on ESPN that could effectively ensure Benfica retain their Portuguese Primeira Liga title against Porto. Jorge Jesus’ Eagles, 13/10 favourites with Coral for victory, have beaten the Dragons 2-0 (11/1 for that result) in two of... View Article