2017 Schedule

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2017 Schedule
10-3-1, 3rd in Portuguese Liga
Benfica 0-2 Basel: Basel seal second in Group A (1:26)
CSKA Moscow 2-0 Benfica: Schennikov ousts Benfica (1:16)
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20dESPN staff

Benfica avoid United fireworks punishment

UEFA has announced it has closed disciplinary proceedings against Benfica after fans set off fireworks during their clash with Manchester United.

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31dAndy Mitten

Exclusive: Julio Cesar on Brazil, Mourinho

"Neymar is the best player in the world today. Messi? I said the world; Messi is from another planet!" Ex-Brazil keeper Julio Cesar talks to ESPN FC.

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41dESPN staff

Benfica charged over fireworks at Old Trafford

UEFA has charged Benfica after their supporters set off fireworks during their 2-0 defeat against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

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42dNick Ames

Man United seize on Benfica's bad luck

Man United weren't great, but thanks to Benfica's bad luck, they completed a 2-0 win and edged one step closer to the Champions League last-16.

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42dMichael Yokhin

Meet Svilar, Benfica's rookie goalkeeper

The 18-year-old made a glaring mistake in his Champions debut against Manchester United, but Benfica have high hopes for their young goalkeeper.

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55dRob Dawson

Matic: Mou ordered Man Utd to target Svilar

Nemanja Matic has revealed Jose Mourinho ordered his players to target Mile Svilar before the teenager's error gifted Man United victory over Benfica.

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56dPA Sport

Vitoria backs Lindelof to shine at United

Victor Lindelof has endured a stuttering start at Manchester United but Benfica manager Rui Vitoria has no doubt he will flourish under Jose Mourinho.

76dESPN staff

Oberlin stars on birthday as Basel cruise

Basel's Dimitri Oberlin celebrated his 20th birthday in style with two goals and an assist to lead a 5-0 rout of Benfica in the Champions League.

91dAssociated Press

Zhamaletdinov rallies CSKA past Benfica

CSKA Moscow forward Timur Zhamaletdinov made a memorable Champions League debut on Tuesday by scoring the winner in a 2-1 comeback victory at Benfica.

103dSam Marsden

Barca loan Douglas to Benfica for season

Douglas has completed a season-long loan move to Portuguese champions Benfica as Barcelona continue to reduce the size of their squad.

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110dNick Ames

Group A: Benfica, Man United, Basel, CSKA

The draw was kind to Manchester United, but a trip to Russia and a rematch of the 1968 European Cup final await improved United, writes Nick Ames.

RankingsPortuguese Liga

Goal Difference232nd
Goals Scored322nd
Goals Conceded9Tied-2nd