Benfica Confirm Signing Of Facundo Ferreyra

Portuguese giants Benfica have completed the signing of 27-year old Argentinean striker Facundo Ferreyra from Shakhtar Donetsk on a four-year contract worth €26m, including add-ons. Ferreyra, whose contract with the Ukrainian Premier League Champions was due to expire in July, arrived in the Portuguese capital on Monday and underwent a medical before today signing a… Read More Benfica Confirm Signing Of Facundo Ferreyra

Derby De Lisboa Ends Goalless As Porto Clinch League Title

Liga NOS May 5th Estádio José Alvalade, Lisboa, Portugal   0-0    Porto were crowned Liga NOS Champions after rivals Sporting and Benfica played-out a goalless draw at the Estádio José Alvalade. Both sides created good chances, with the Águias hitting the woodwork twice, but couldn’t make a decisive breakthrough and leaders Porto profited, clinching the title… Read More Derby De Lisboa Ends Goalless As Porto Clinch League Title

Jonas Scores Brace As Benfica Come From Behind To Defeat Paços

Liga NOS February 24th Estádio da Capital do Móvel, Paços de Ferreira, Portugal  1-3  9′ Phellype 71′ Jonas 88′ Jonas 90’+1′ Martins Sent off 90’+5′ Rafa Silva Benfica temporarily closed the gap on Liga NOS leaders Porto to two points after coming from a goal behind to defeat Paços de Ferreira 3-1 at the Estádio da Capital… Read More Jonas Scores Brace As Benfica Come From Behind To Defeat Paços

Jonas Scores Controversial Late Freekick As Benfica Salvage Point Against Belenenses

Liga NOS January 29th Estádio do Restelo, Lisboa, Portugal  1-1  72′ Jonas penalty saved 87′ Nathan 90’+7′ Jonas Benfica spurned the chance to temporarily move to the top of Liga NOS after a 1-1 draw away to Lisbon rivals Belenenses away at the Estádio do Restelo. Chelsea-loanee Nathan’s debut strike, three minutes from the ninety, looked… Read More Jonas Scores Controversial Late Freekick As Benfica Salvage Point Against Belenenses