O domínio do Benfica foi intenso durante toda a primeira parte, com quase todos os jogadores envolvidos na manobra atacante, quer através de jogo interior quer através de jogo exterior, especialmente pela ala direita.

Benfica has rivalries with Sporting CP and FC Porto, with whom it forms the "Big Three": Portugal's most successful clubs. None of them have been relegated from the Portuguese league since its establishment in 1934.[146][147]

During the 1950s, Benfica won three Primeira Liga (1949–50, 1954–55, 1956–57 – they were champions in 1955 but Sporting played the 1955–56 European Cup instead) and six Taça de Portugal (1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959), achieving the second double in 1955 and the third one in 1957. In addition to these successes, Benfica was able to end the decade with the basic foundations in place, enabling its team to enter the 1960s as one of the best in European football.

O Benfica continuou pressionante e desperdiçou mais ocasiões até ao intervalo, nomeadamente por Nelson Semedo (27), hoje mais desinibido do que no jogo com os setubalenses, e Gonçalo Guedes (42 e 44).

In the 2015-16 season Futebol Benfica made its Champions League debut.[3] Despite winning two out of its three games, Futebol Benfica was eliminated in the qualifying round.

UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League• Biggest home win5-0: Benfica v Everton FC22/10/09, group stage

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Encore buteur, Mitroglou a ouvert le score lors de la victoire du Benfica Lisbonne, leader invaincu du Championnat, sur le terrain de Chaves (2-0).

Benfica a dominé Braga 3-1 et pris la tête du Championnat du Portugal à l'issue de la 5e journée.

On 27 January 2004, the club retired the squad number 29 in memory of Miklós Fehér, who died while playing a Benfica match on 25 January 2004.[37][235][236]

The Derby de Lisboa is the most important football derby in Portugal,[137] and is played between the Lisbon-based teams of Benfica and Sporting, for over a century. It is followed in Europe, Africa and the Americas.[148]

The Museu Benfica – Cosme Damião, located near the stadium, was inaugurated on 26 July 2013 and opened to the public on 29 July.[126] It was considered the Best Portuguese Museum of 2014 by the Portuguese Association of Museology.[127]

O Benfica, V. Setúbal e os ingleses do Derby County vão participar na Algarve Football Cup que se disputará no Estádio do Algarve entre os dias 14, 15 e 16 de julho.

• Biggest away win0-8: CS Stade Dudelange v Benfica30/09/65, European Champion Clubs' Cup preliminary round first leg

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During the 1950s, Benfica won three Primeira Liga (1949–50, 1954–55, 1956–57 – they were champions in 1955 but Sporting played the 1955–56 European Cup instead) and six Taça de Portugal (1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959), achieving the second double in 1955 and the third one in 1957. In addition to these successes, Benfica was able to end the decade with the basic foundations in place, enabling its team to enter the 1960s as one of the best in European football.

Their pitch is Estádio Francisco Lázaro, on Rua Olivério Serpa, in the parish of Benfica in Lisbon. It is named in honor of the Portuguese athlete, Francisco Lázaro, who died while running in the marathon at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm.[5]

Futebol Benfica is an independent club without any affiliation or connection with the better-known Sport Lisboa e Benfica, a neighboring club of much larger dimensions.[4]

Le défenseur brésilien Marçal est prêté une saison à Guingamp par Benfica.

Clube de Futebol Benfica Feminino is a Portuguese women's football team from Lisbon. It is the women's section of CF Benfica.

On 9 November 2006, Benfica set the Guinness World Record for "the most widely supported football club" with 160,398 paid-up members.[141] In 2014, according to a study by Movimento por um Futebol Melhor, Benfica had 270,000 members and was the biggest club in the world in membership terms.[142][143] On 31 March 2015, Benfica reported to have 246,401 members.[144] In August 2015, after a scheduled renumbering by the club, the number decreased to 156,916.[145]

In the 2011–12 season, Futebol Benfica men's football team was promoted to the Second Division of the Portuguese football after winning the E series of the Third Division, having achieved one of the best results in recent years.[7]

Sport Lisboa e Benfica (Portuguese pronunciation: [spɔɾ liʒˈboɐ i bɐ̃ȷ̃ˈfikɐ]), commonly known as Benfica, is a Portuguese sports club based in Lisbon, Portugal. It is best known for the professional football team playing in the Primeira Liga, the top flight of Portuguese football. Benfica are the current Portuguese champions, having won three consecutive league titles.

Favoris du groupe B, le Benfica et Naples ont souffert mardi soir. Les Portugais ont été accrochés sur le fil par le Besiktas (1-1) tandis que les Italiens ont renversé une situation mal engagée sur le terrain du Dynamo Kiev (2-1).

Vainqueur 2-1 à Arouca, le Benfica Lisbonne est toujours invaincu. Et provisoirement seul en tête.

The existence stretches back to around 1895, as the sports division of a philharmonic society in the parish of Benfica in Lisbon, adopting the name "Foot-Ball de Bemfica" in 1911. It was reorganized as an autonomous club on 23 March 1933. Futebol Benfica has won several national titles, principally in roller hockey and field hockey.

Benfica holds the European record for the most consecutive wins in domestic league (29), between 1971–72 and 1972–73,[192] as well as the record for the longest unbeaten run in domestic league (56 matches), from 24 October 1976 to 1 September 1978.[193][194]

UEFA Champions League (group stage to final only)• Biggest home win3-0: Benfica v Celtic FC01/11/06, group stage

Benfica, le champion en titre du Portugal, a été tenu en échec, ce dimanche, par Vitoria Setubal (1-1).

Clube Futebol Benfica (Portuguese pronunciation: [bɐ̃ȷ̃ˈfikɐ]), commonly known as Futebol Benfica, or simply as Fófó, is a Portuguese sports club based in the Benfica neighborhood of Lisbon. The club was founded on 23 March 1933; however, the origins of the club can be traced back to 1895.[1] Futebol Benfica is mostly known for its men's football, women's football, field hockey and roller hockey teams.

In the 2014–15 season, Futebol Benfica's women's football team won both the Portuguese national women's football league and the Portuguese women's football cup, and went on to also take the first women's supercup. It won both the national championship and cup again in 2015–16.

Benfica

The club has 3,500 members and approximately 1150 athletes distributed through various sports, including football, women's football, athletics, field hockey, indoor hockey, gymnastics and swimming.[6]

In the 1965–66 European Cup, Benfica scored 18 goals against Stade Dudelange and achieved the highest goal margin on aggregate in European Cup[195] and their biggest win in UEFA competitions.[30] In the UEFA Europa League, Benfica was the first club to reach two finals consecutively, the latter without defeat.[77] As of the 2015–16 season, Benfica have 35 appearances in UEFA Champions League and 19 appearances in UEFA Europa League.[30]

A UEFA category four stadium,[118][119] the current Estádio da Luz hosted several matches of the UEFA Euro 2004, including the final. On 20 March 2012, the stadium was designated the venue for the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final, which was played on 24 May.[120] The stadium was built with a full seating capacity of 65,647[121][122] but it currently has 64,642 seats.[123]

The Museu Benfica – Cosme Damião, located near the stadium, was inaugurated on 26 July 2013 and opened to the public on 29 July.[126] It was considered the Best Portuguese Museum of 2014 by the Portuguese Association of Museology.[127]

A UEFA category four stadium,[118][119] the current Estádio da Luz hosted several matches of the UEFA Euro 2004, including the final. On 20 March 2012, the stadium was designated the venue for the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final, which was played on 24 May.[120] The stadium was built with a full seating capacity of 65,647[121][122] but it currently has 64,642 seats.[123]

Foi exatamente através desse flanco que surgiu o primeiro golo dos 'encarnados', aos 16 minutos, com uma bola que sobrou para Nelson Semedo, à entrada da área, assinar um remate imparável para o guardião inglês.

The Derby de Lisboa is the most important football derby in Portugal,[137] and is played between the Lisbon-based teams of Benfica and Sporting, for over a century. It is followed in Europe, Africa and the Americas.[148]

RecordsUEFA club competition• Biggest home win10-0: Benfica v CS Stade Dudelange05/10/65, European Champion Clubs' Cup preliminary round second leg

In 2015, Benfica was ranked by Deloitte as the twenty-sixth richest football club, with an annual revenue of €126 million,[179] and by Brand Finance as the fortieth most valuable football brand, valued at €85 million.[180] In 2016, Benfica reported total assets of €416 million, an increase of 14.2%, and total liabilities of €495 million, an increase of 6.1%.[181]