LISBON, Portugal - Forward Jesus Corona scored in the 7th minute to help FC Porto beat Braga 1-0 and remain perfect in the Portuguese league.Porto has won all four matches to start the league.The only other team to have won ...
Aug 28, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - Benfica started the defense of its Portuguese league title by easing to a 3-1 win at home to Braga on Wednesday.Switzerland striker Haris Seferovic netted his second goal in as many matches since joining Benfica on a five- ...
Aug 10, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - Benfica routed Vitoria Guimaraes, 5-0, to win a club-record fourth straight Portuguese league title on Saturday.Benfica lifted the trophy with one round to go by opening an eight-point lead over FC Porto, which hosts Pacos Ferreira ...
May 14, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - Benfica stayed on course to defend its Portuguese league title after beating Estoril, 2-1, Saturday to keep its three-point lead over FC Porto with three rounds left.Brazilian forward Jonas scored two goals for Benfica with the opener ...
Apr 30, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - Borussia Dortmund squandered chance after chance, including a second-half penalty, before slumping to a 1-0 defeat at Benfica in their first leg match of the Champions League's Round of 16 on Tuesday.Kostas Mitroglou scored shortly ...
Feb 15, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - FC Porto scored two late goals to win at Estoril 2-1 and move closer to leader Benfica in the Portuguese league on Saturday.Andre Silva scored in the 83rd and Jesus Corona added in stoppage time to move Porto ...
Jan 29, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - Midfielder Pizzi scored a goal in each half as defending champion Benfica routed Tondela, 4-0, to maintain its four-point lead over rival FC Porto in the Portuguese league on Sunday.Pizzi struck in the 59th and 76th minutes ...
Jan 23, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - FC Porto defeated Moreirense 3-0 to move within four points of Portuguese league leader Benfica on Sunday.Oliver Torres scored in the 30th, Andre Silva added a second in the 42nd and Ivan Marcano closed the scoring in the ...
Jan 16, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - Striker Jonas scored in his return from a long injury layoff to help Benfica defeat Vitoria Guimaraes, 2-0, and extend its Portuguese league lead on Saturday.Jonas and Konstantinos Mitroglou scored in the first half to give the defending ...
Jan 8, 2017
LISBON, Portugal- Dutch striker Bas Dost scored in the 90th minute as Sporting Lisbon defeated Belenenses 1-0 Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to avoid losing ground to the leaders in the Portuguese league.The away victory left Sporting in fourth place with ...
Dec 23, 2016
LISBON, Portugal - Napoli won 2-1 at Benfica but both teams qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday after Besiktas fell to a surprise 6-0 thrashing at Dynamo Kiev.Dries Mertens, who scored two goals in a ...
Dec 7, 2016
PORTO, Portugal - Argentine defender Lisandro Lopez scored an equalizer two minutes into second-half injury time to give Benfica a 1-1 draw against rival FC Porto on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).The point kept defending champion Benfica unbeaten and comfortably ahead ...
Nov 7, 2016
LISBON, Portugal - Former Benfica player Talisca scored from a free kick in injury time to give Besiktas a 1-1 draw against his previous club in Group B of the Champions League on Tuesday.Talisca, playing on loan after two seasons with ...
Sep 14, 2016
LISBON, Portugal - Benfica made a winning start to defense of the Portuguese league title by beating Tondela, 2-0, on Saturday.Substitute Lisandro Lopez put the visitors in front by scoring with a headed goal in the 39th minute after replacing the ...
Aug 14, 2016
LISBON, Portugal - Benfica defeated Maritimo, 2-0, on Sunday to move a step closer to winning the Portuguese league title.Konstantinos Mitroglou scored in the 48th minute and Anderson Talisca in the 83rd at the Madeira Islands to keep Benfica two points ...
May 9, 2016
LISBON, Portugal - Bayern Munich advanced to the semifinals of the Champions League despite being held to a 2-2 draw at Benfica on Wednesday.The draw in the return leg of their quarterfinal meant Bayern went through 3-2 on aggregate after ...
Apr 14, 2016
LISBON, Portugal - Jonas scored in added time to give Benfica a dramatic 1-0 win over 10-man Zenit St. Petersburg in the Champions League on Tuesday, heading home a free kick awarded after Domenico Criscito was shown a red card for ...
Feb 17, 2016
LISBON, Portugal - Konstantinos Mitroglou scored a hat-trick by and strike partner Jonas added a double as Benfica provisionally rose to the top of the standings after beating Belenenses, 5-0, in the Portuguese league on Friday.Luis Afonso provided the assist ...
Feb 6, 2016
LISBON, Portugal - Central defender Luisao scored in the 67th minute to give Benfica a 2-1 win over Galatasaray in the Champions League on Tuesday and put the Portuguese club two points clear at the top of Group C with two games ...
Nov 4, 2015
MADRID - Benfica came from behind to surprise Atletico Madrid with a 2-1 win on Wednesday, taking the lead in Group C of the Champions League.Angel Correa put the hosts ahead from inside the area in the 23rd after a neat ...
Oct 1, 2015
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