Fabregas set to play first 2011-12 game for Arsena

Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas is fit again and will finally play for the club in the friendly against Benfica on Saturday.

Zaragoza sign Roberto from Benfica

Spanish goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez Gago signed for Primera Liga side Real Zaragoza from Portuguese giants Benfica for 8.6 million euros the selling club announced on Monday.

Portugese trio reach Europa semi-finals

Portuguese trio Porto, Benfica and Braga reached the Europa League semi-finals in contrasting styles as Europe`s second-string club competition produced another goal feast on Thursday.

Hapoel end Benfica`s hopes of last 16 place

Benfica`s hopes of qualifying for the last 16 were ended by Hapoel Tel Aviv who secured their first ever Champions League win with a 3-0 victory over the Portuguese side.

Benfica beat 10-man Liverpool, Wolfsburg lose

Benfica’s Paraguay forward Oscar Cardozo converted two second-half penalties to help them come from behind and beat 10-man Liverpool 2-1 as the Europa League dished up more drama in the quarter-finals on Thursday.

Benfica thump Everton, Shakhtar cruise in Europa League

Javier Saviola and Oscar Cardozo scored two goals apiece and defender Luisao was also on target as Benfica thumped Everton 5-0 in the Europa League.