The draw for the semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League have been made
Benfica vs Juventus
Sevilla vs Valencia
The first leg will be played on April 24, while the second leg will be played on May 1st. The draw puts together two Spanish teams, facing each other, which guarantees that one La Liga team will make it to the final, while the favorites to win the Europa League, Juventus, will play a tough match against Portuguese legends Benfica.
Valencia's incredible comeback was the most dramatic game of the last night's Europa League quarter-final action. 3-0 down against handy Swiss side Basel from the first leg, the once great La Liga club fought back to win 5-0 in extra-time, with Basel seeing two men sent off. What drama!
Benfica AZ Video Highlights 2-0 Rodrigo Goals Europa League 2014 is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Benfica AZ Video Highlights 2-0 Rodrigo Goals Europa League 2014 is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Benfica vs AZ Alkmaar 2014 (Benfica-AZ VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Benfica vs AZ 2-0 (Rodrigo*2) Stadium of Light, Lisbon- 10 April, 2014- Europa League quarterfinal Rodrigo's double sees Benfica stroll into the [.
Team v Benfica Friedel; Naughton, Fryers, Sandro, Rose; Lennon, Bentaleb, Chadli, Sigurdsson, Townsend; Soldado. #COYS Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) March 20, 2014 Tottenham have named their starting line-up for this evening's Europa League clash at Benfica. Tim Sherwood's makeshift defence includes Zeki Fryers and Sandro at centre-back.
Spurs have travelled to Portugal for tomorrow's Europa League clash with Benfica. Unlike you and I, Gylfi Sigurdsson starts his journey by donning a blazer and eating a bowl of cereal while standing up in a fancy airport lounge. Just like you and I, Aaron Lennon and the rest of the squad have to hang [.
Tottenham vs Benfica 2014 Europa League Highlights 1-3 Eriksen Rodrigo Luisao Goals Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Tottenham vs Benfica 2014 Europa League Highlights 1-3 Eriksen Rodrigo Luisao Goals Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Tottenham vs Benfica 2014 (Spurs SL Benfica VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Tottenham vs Benfica 1-3 (Eriksen/ Rodrigo, Luisao*2) White Hart Lane, London- 13 March, 2014- 13/3/14- Thursday- Europa League [.
Video- Nicolas Gaitan free kick Panenka vs PAOK Benfica goal Europa League 2014 is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Video- Nicolas Gaitan free kick Panenka vs PAOK Benfica goal Europa League 2014 is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter This Nicolas Gaitan free kick (VIDEO BELOW) saw the Benfica forward score a cheeky, clever goal in his side's 3-0 second leg win over Greek side PAOK in the Europa League [.
Manchester United Transfer: €110m worth of players scouted by Moyes - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United manager David Moyes has been on a scouting mission again. He has been to Italy and Germany before, and now reports emerging that he was in Portugal last night to watch Benfica beat Porto 3-1 in the semi-finals ofthe Taca de Portugal.
Real Madrid Handover Transfer Boost to Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Real Madrid have given a big transfer boost to Manchester United. Reports have emerged today that Los Blancos already have a deal in place for Benfica left back Guilherme Siqueira which means United can step up their pursuit of Madrid's second choice left back Fabio Coentrao.
Europa League's Round of 16 kicks off today to determine who will advance to the quarter-final stages with several intriguing 2nd leg ties scheduled today.
For soccer fans in the US, here's today's Europa League TV/Internet schedule:
Anzhi vs AZ Alkmaar (0-1 on aggregate), 1pm,FOX Soccer 2Go Benfica vs Tottenham (3-1 on aggregate), 2pm, FOX Sports 1 andFOX Soccer 2Go Fiorentina vs Juventus (1-1 on aggregate), 2pm, FOX Soccer PlusandFOX Soccer 2Go Valencia vs Ludogorets (3-0 on aggregate), 2pm,FOX Soccer 2Go Plzen vs Lyon (1-4 on aggregate), 2pm,FOX Soccer 2Go Napoli vs Porto (0-1 on aggregate), 4pm, FOX Sports 1andFOX Soccer 2Go Real Betis vs Sevilla (2-0 on aggregate), 4pm, FOX Sports 2andFOX Soccer 2Go Salzburg vs Basel (0-0 on aggregate), 4pm, FOX Soccer PlusandFOX Soccer 2Go
Liverpool plot move for Â£25m Arsenal target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are plotting a move for Benfica striker Rodrigo, who is also a reported target of Arsenal.
Rodrigo found the net 10 times this season and also scored against Tottenham in the 3-1 victory for Benfica at the White Hart Lane last week, and according to The Mirror, the Reds are ready to launch aÂ£25m offer in the hope to bring the player at Anfield next summer.
Liverpool join Chelsea in the race for Serbian attacking star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are set to battle Chelsea for the signature of Benfica's Lazar Markovic, having sent their chief scout to watch the attacker last week.
Markovic, 20, has been making waves recently for Benfica in the Portuguese top flight, and according to the Daily Mail, Liverpool sent chief scout Barry Hunter to Ireland last Wednesday to watch Serbia's 2-1 win over Republic of Ireland, in which Markovic played 75 minutes.
Liverpool poised to snatch Â£16million Manchester United target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Seemingly flushed with their success of playing pacey front men, as the like of Suarez and Sturridge tear up defences throughout the Premier League, Liverpool are reported to be keen on adding more firepower of a similar type by pursuing Argentine wide man Nicolas Gaitan from Benfica,
Manchester United are also noted to be keen on the player, but at 26 years old and priced at around Â£16million he hardly looks a snip.
Benfica wrapped up their 33rd Portuguese league title with a 2-0 win over Olhanense last night and two games left to play, with the celebrations spilling out on to the streets after the game where Benfica coach Jorge Jesus, draped in red and cavorting around the crowd, found himself very nearly carted off by the police.
Moyes plots move for €30m Argentine midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United manager David Moyes was on a scouting trip in Portugal to watchBenficabeatPorto3-1 in the semi-finals ofthe Taca de Portugal.
That the Red Devils need a central midfielder in the summer is known to all and they've been linked with several players from Portuguese league in the last 12 months, so naturally with the presence of Moyes in the stands, Portugal press are speculating whom Moyes must have scouted.
Benfica vs Sporting Lisbon 2-0 Highlights 2014 Gaitan Perez Goals Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Benfica vs Sporting Lisbon 2-0 Highlights 2014 Gaitan Perez Goals Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Benfica vs Sporting Lisbon 2014 ( SL Benfica Sporting CP VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Benfica vs Sporting 2-0 ( Gaitan, Perez) Stadium of Light, Benfica- 11 February, 2014- Portuguese Liga- 11/2/14 [.
14 Coppe dei Campioni/Champions in due, grandi campioni capaci di cambiare il volto delle sfide in pochi minuti ed emozioni e spettacolo che sicuramente non mancheranno in Bayern Monaco-Real Madrid, classica del calcio internazionale ed una delle due semifinali sorteggiate poche ore fa a Nyon. I tedeschi, campioni in carica, sfidano la corazzata spagnola di [.
Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic says he wants to be known as 'the Beast'. The former Benfica man, signed by Jose Mourinho in the January transfer window, says he has seen Blues fans referred to him by that name following his stunning performance against Manchester City last month. The 25-year-old is now hoping it sticks as [.
Video AZ Benfica 2014 Highlights 0-1 Goal Salvio is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Video AZ Benfica 2014 Highlights 0-1 Goal Salvio is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter AZ Alkmaar vs Benfica 2014 (AZ Benfica VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- AZ vs Benfica 0-1 (Salvio) AFAS Stadium, Alkmaar- 3 April, 2014- Europa League QF First Leg- 3/4/14 Eduardo Salvio's goal helps Benfica beat [.
Benfica vs Tottenham 2014 Europa League Highlights 2-2 Garay Chadli Goals Lima penalty Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter
Benfica vs Tottenham 2014 Europa League Highlights 2-2 Garay Chadli Goals Lima penalty Video is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Benfica vs Tottenham 2014 (SL Benfica Spurs VIDEO BELOW) Final score and result:- Benfica vs Tottenham 2-2 (Garay, Lima pen/ Chadli*2) Stadium of Light, Lisbon- 20 March, 2014- Thursday- Europa [.
You probably will not have heard of him, but Goncalo Guedes could be playing for Arsenal next season, although Arsene Wenger will not have it all his own way in this transfer pursuit. The 17-year old is very highly rated at his current club Benfica in Portugal and has begun to attract the attention of [.
Y esta vez sí. Con un doblete de Lima, Benfica venció (2-0) a Olhanense en el (estadio) Da Luz y se consagró campeón portugués dos fechas antes del final del torneo. Rompiendo con la inercia de Porto (campeón de las últimas tres ligas), Benfica suma su estrella número 33 y allí se termina la discusión.
There are reports that Newcastle are interested in Benfica's Oscar Cardozo in the summer, as it is expected the 49 times capped Paraguayan International striker will leave Portuguese club Benfica for a new challenge. Oscar Cordoza 31 years old in May But Cordoza turns 31 in May, and only yesterday Lee Charnley, the new [.
Benfica coach Jorge Jesus has rejected suggestions that he mocked Spurs counterpart Tim Sherwood by gesturing the scoreline towards him. The Portuguese boss said his three-fingered salute was actually a tribute to the shirt number of goalscorer Luisao. He said: "I was saying 'number three, Luisao. Number three.