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Champions League: Jose Mourinho explains Romelu Lukaku penalty snub

Champions League: Jose Mourinho explains Romelu Lukaku penalty snub

Without a goal in the previous five games, Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku was quick to grab the ball when his team were awarded a penalty in the 78th minute of their Champions League game

Nov 01, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Jose Mourinho's pragmatism reaping rewards for Manchester United

Jose Mourinho's pragmatism reaping rewards for Manchester United

Still unbeaten in either the Champions League or in domestic competitions, United, who are two points behind local rivals City in the Premier League, are in a position to challenge for their first league title since 2013.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Goalkeeping gaffe hands Manchester United win at Benfica

Goalkeeping gaffe hands Manchester United win at Benfica

Svilar, who became the youngest goalkeeper to start a Champions League game aged just 18 years and 52 days, caught the ball but in doing so stepped back over his line to gift United the lead.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

Barcelona agree to sign Benfica full back Nelson Semedo

Semedo broke into Benfica`s first team in 2015 and made 46 appearances last season as they won a league and cup double.

Jul 14, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

Manchester United complete signing of Benfica defender Victor Lindelof for £31 million

"I am thrilled to be joining Manchester United," said the 22-year-old after penning a four-year deal.

Jun 15, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

Manchester United agree to sign Swedish defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica

"Manchester United is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Benfica for the transfer of Victor Lindelof, subject to a medical examination, international clearance and personal terms," United said in a statement.

Jun 11, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Zlatan Ibrahimovic backs Sweden's Victor Lindelof, tells he's ready to play for world's top clubs

Zlatan Ibrahimovic backs Sweden's Victor Lindelof, tells he's ready to play for world's top clubs

United have opened talks with Benfica president Luis Filipe Vieira over a 38 million pounds ($47.01 million) move for Lindelof.

Dec 21, 2016, 16:09 PM IST
FC Barcelona recover to beat Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich edge resolute Benfica

FC Barcelona recover to beat Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich edge resolute Benfica

"We are still alive in the tie," Atletico coach Simeone said.

Apr 06, 2016, 05:22 AM IST
UEFA Champions League: PSG knock-out Chelsea again, Benfica enter quarters

UEFA Champions League: PSG knock-out Chelsea again, Benfica enter quarters

PSG are through to the last-eight with an aggregate score of 4-2.

Mar 10, 2016, 08:14 AM IST
Champions League: PSG, Juve, Atletico, Benfica in last 16

Champions League: PSG, Juve, Atletico, Benfica in last 16

Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Benfica have qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League.

Nov 26, 2015, 18:03 PM IST
Benfica seeks compensation of $15.9 m from former coach

Benfica seeks compensation of $15.9 m from former coach

Portuguese football side Benfica has started legal proceedings against its former coach Jorge Jesus demanding a compensation of 14 million euros ($15.9 million) over accusations of a unilateral termination of his contract.

Oct 16, 2015, 13:47 PM IST
UEFA collects more info on Atletico Madrid-Benfica tie before sanctions

UEFA collects more info on Atletico Madrid-Benfica tie before sanctions

The Union of European Football Assocations (UEFA) is collecting more information on the incidents at the match in the second round of the Champions League between Atletico Madrid and Benfica, which saw a fire started and the throwing of fireworks onto the pitch here, before opening disciplinary procedures.

Oct 03, 2015, 14:32 PM IST
Champions League: Tempers flared as Benfica end Atletico unbeaten home run

Champions League: Tempers flared as Benfica end Atletico unbeaten home run

Benfica inflicted Atletico Madrid's first home defeat in the Champions League since 2009 as they came from behind to move top of Group C with a 2-1 win.

Oct 01, 2015, 11:18 AM IST

Atletico Madrid's Angel Correa set for the top, says Diego Godin

Atletico Madrid striker Angel Correa will be one of the top players in Europe sooner rather than later, says defender Diego Godin, as he pushes for a first start against Benfica in their Champions

Sep 30, 2015, 06:40 AM IST
Kazakhstan`s FC Astana brace for historic Champions League debut

Kazakhstan`s FC Astana brace for historic Champions League debut

 When Benfica won their second European Champions cup in 1962, spearheaded by legendary Portuguese striker Eusebio, Kazakhstan`s capital Astana was a rural Soviet outpost called Tselinograd without a football team to call its own. 

Sep 10, 2015, 07:11 AM IST
Liverpool confirm Lazar Markovic`s Fenerbahce loan

Liverpool confirm Lazar Markovic`s Fenerbahce loan

Liverpool confirmed on Sunday that Serbia winger Lazar Markovic has joined Turkish club Fenerbahce on a season-long loan deal.

Aug 30, 2015, 19:09 PM IST
Liverpool confirm Markovic`s Fenerbahce loan

Liverpool confirm Markovic`s Fenerbahce loan

Liverpool confirmed on Sunday that Serbia winger Lazar Markovic has joined Turkish club Fenerbahce on a season-long loan deal.

Aug 30, 2015, 19:08 PM IST
Real Madrid, Monaco agree Fabio Coentrao loan deal

Real Madrid, Monaco agree Fabio Coentrao loan deal

Real Madrid and Monaco have agreed a deal under which Real`s Portugal left back Fabio Coentrao will go on loan to the Ligue 1 side for the 2015-16 season, the two clubs said on Wednesday.

Aug 26, 2015, 23:06 PM IST
Benfica demand ex-coach Jorge Jesus pay EUR7.5m

Benfica demand ex-coach Jorge Jesus pay EUR7.5m

Portuguese giants Benfica are demanding EUR7.5 million ($8.3m) compensation from former coach Jorge Jesus who joined bitter rivals Sporting Lisbon last June, a club official told Portguese daily Expresso on Monday.

Aug 18, 2015, 09:10 AM IST
Zlatan Ibrahimovic suggests to Angel Di Maria to move to PSG

Zlatan Ibrahimovic suggests to Angel Di Maria to move to PSG

Swedish football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has urged Argentine international Angel Di Maria to complete his 46 million pounds move to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and insisted that signing the Manchester United winger is a demonstration of the magnitude of the French club.

Jul 26, 2015, 20:37 PM IST