28 September 2022, 22h05
Benfica players celebrating
| Pablo Álvarez 26'
Pablo Álvarez 33'
Nil Roca 34'
Nil Roca 42'
Lucas Ordoñez 48'
|Toni Pérez 22'|
|Benfica Starting V|
|Pedro Henriques, Edu Lamas, Nil Roca, Pablo Álvarez and Roberto Di Benedetto|
|Bernardo Mendes, Diogo Rafael, Gonçalo Pinto, Carlos Nicolía and Lucas Ordoñez|
|Sporting Starting V|
|Ângelo Girão, Gonzalo Romero, Toni Pérez, Verona and Matías Platero|
|Zé Diogo, João Almeida, Ferran Font, Henrique Magalhães and João Souto|
|Benfica: Pablo Álvarez (26' and 33'), Nil Roca (34' and 42') and Lucas Ordoñez (48'); Sporting: Toni Pérez (22')|
League Cup: record attendance for Estádio da Luz in the group stage
The Benfica-Penafiel match (2-0), from gameweek 2 of group C, welcomed 43 263 spectators, a record attendance in the group stage of the League Cup at Estádio da Luz and the second best record ever in the competition's matches at the Cathedral. The biggest crowd was in 2010/11, in the semifinal against Sporting, where there were more than 49 thousand spectators in the stands.
The images of the Benfica-Penafiel match
Benfica hosted and beat Penafiel by 2-0 At Estádio da Luz, on matchday 2 of group C of the League Cup. Gilberto and Neres scored the goals. See the 50 best photos from this important triumph.
Benfica-Penafiel: match highlights (2-0)
Benfica-Penafiel, game of matchday 2 of group C of the League Cup, at Estádio da Luz. The reds won by 2-0, with the goals being scored by Gilberto and Neres.
SL Benfica-FC Penafiel: 57' goal from Neres (2-0)
2-0. GOAL! BENFICA! NERES! Musa breaks away with the ball between four defenders, but it is Rafa who takes the shot. Caio Secco saves, but Neres is the quickest to attack the ball to make the rebound and shoot with his left foot to the back of the net.
SL Benfica-FC Penafiel: 55' goal from Gilberto (1-0)
1-0. GOAL! BENFICA! GILBERTO! Grimaldo moves forward with the ball on the left, breaks through, enters the box, gains a few more meters, but can't get the shot. The ball goes to Musa, who shoots but Caio Secco saves. On the rebound, Gilberto shoots with his right foot in the box and scores!
Training the Benfica way in Japan
Benfica continues to nurture talent around the world. The Club takes the brand, the training methodology, and the experience that has been so successful internationally to various places on the planet, transmitting its values to young people who love football and want to succeed in the sport. Tokyo and Osaka, in Japan, are no exceptions, with the existence of Camp Benfica, which has dozens of athletes, who are under the tutelage of coaches Mário Patrício and Davide Gomes.