24 June 2022, 20h36
Roger Schmidt with his coaching staff at Benfica Campus
Let's get to work! Coach Roger Schmidt and his coaching staff are already working together at the Benfica Campus, fine-tuning all the details of the professional football team's pre-season. The preparation of the athletes for the new season begins th...
Thank you, Little Genius!
One of the most talented, bewildering, and exciting football players in the history of Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Fernando Chalana wore the Sacred Mantle for a total of 13 seasons (1974/75-1983/84 and 1987/88-1989/90). The Little Genius, who made his official debut for the first team on March 7, 1976, aged only 17 years and 25 days (at that time, no one so young had ever played in the Portuguese 1st Division), was six times National Champion with an eagle on his chest and also won two Portuguese Cups, two Super Cups, and three Honor Cups. Before his 18th birthday, Chalana, who would become one of the legends of the National Team, made his first international appearance for Portugal on November 17, 1976, at Estádio da Luz.
The images of the Midtjylland-Benfica match
Benfica qualified for the Champions League play-off this Tuesday , August 9, after beating Midtjylland by 1-3 in the 2nd leg of the 3rd qualifying round, at the Randers Stadium. Enzo (23'), Henrique Araújo (56') and Diogo Gonçalves (88') scored the goals of the triumph which, added to the 4-1 result in the first leg at Estádio da Luz, seals the passport!
Ready for the match in Denmark
With the match of the 2nd leg of the Champions League 3rd qualifying round against Midtjylland, in Denmark, in mind, SL Benfica's professional football squad trained this Monday, August 8, at the Benfica Campus. Neres, under treatment, does not participate in this work session, as well as Lucas Veríssimo and João Victor. The first 15 minutes of the training session were open to the Press, see here the best images...
The images from the triumph in the Lagoa Summer Cup
Benfica's women's football team beat Betis by 4-0 this Saturday, August 6, at Estádio Municipal da Bela Vista, in Lagoa, Algarve. After the nil-nil at half-time, Cloé Lacasse (2), Bibocas and Inês Simas scored the goals that allowed the Inspiradoras to win the 1st edition of the Lagoa Summer Cup. See here the best images...
Total Football: 31 touches in a play with 82 seconds... goal!
Benfica's 4-0 play against Arouca in the opening match of the Liga Bwin 2022/23 is a sample of the capacity and quality shown by Roger Schmidt's team on Friday night, August 5, in front of almost 54 thousand fans at Estádio da Luz. With 31 touches (passes) over a minute and 22 seconds was built the play that culminated in the Rafa's brace at 86'.
The images of the Benfica-Arouca match
Kick-off night of the Liga Bwin 2022/23, with Benfica hosting and beating Arouca, by 4-0, before 53 617 fans in the stands of Estádio da Luz. Good display, with Gilberto, Rafa (2) and Enzo scoring the goals of the Glorioso's triumph. Here are the best images!