Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches leaves Bayern Munich to join Lille

Sanches, who joined Bayern as an 18-year-old in 2016 from Benfica, was largely confined to a minor substitute role in Munich amid strong competition for a starting spot.

Aug 24, 2019, 11:37 AM IST

Benfica teenager Joao Felix nets treble in 4-2 Eintracht Frankfurt win

The Bundesliga side, who played with 10 men for almost an hour, were in danger of being blown away when Benfica went 4-1 up just after halftime but a second goal by substitute Goncalo Paciencia left the tie more finely balanced for the return.

Apr 12, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

EPL: Wolves sign striker Raul Jimenez on four-year contract

Wolves did not reveal the transfer fee but British media reported it was about 30 million pounds ($39 million), a club record which surpassed the 18 million pounds paid for winger Adama Traore last year.

Apr 04, 2019, 18:38 PM IST

Arsenal lose against BATE as Chelsea, Napoli win in Europa League

Spanish sides Sevilla, Valencia and Villarreal also tasted victory on the road, while Benfica, Club Brugge and Plzen have the upper hand heading into next week`s second legs of the Europa League. 

Feb 15, 2019, 06:58 AM IST

Benfica name Bruno Lage as coach on full-time basis

Bruno Lage, who did not play football professionally and has never previously coached a top-flight side in Europe, was initially appointed as a stop-gap after Rui Vitoria left the club by mutual consent on January 3.

Jan 15, 2019, 00:12 AM IST

Benfica to start new coach search next week after Rui Vitoria leaves

Vitoria`s departure on Thursday came one day after a shock 2-0 defeat to Portimonense which saw Benfica drop to fourth in the league, seven points behind leaders and arch-rivals Porto.

Jan 04, 2019, 20:44 PM IST

Champions League: Bayern hammer Benfica 5-1 to reach knockouts

Niko Kovac is likely to cling on to his job for at least a few more days after Bayern secured victory over Benfica with their best performance so far this season.

Nov 28, 2018, 07:36 AM IST

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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