Episode 215 - First Place: “Because I Like It”

21Sep

In this week's podcast...
As usual we recap the Braga game where Benfica took advantage of a Sporting loss to take sole possession of first place. We discuss Goncalo Guedes' emergence, and the triumphant return of our Greek God of Goal Mitroglou. With Benfica revealing their financial results for the 2015/16 season, we briefly divulge some numbers on a record profit year for Benfica.
Next up, we discuss the 10 year anniversary of the Caixa Futebol Campus, and close up the pod by looking ahead to the Chaves clash, and answering your twitter questions.

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Episode 214 - A Control issue

14Sep

In this week's episode...

We get things underway by recapping Benfica's game against Arouca, where Benfica built an early lead, but had difficulties towards the later stages of the game. We discuss injuries, Rafa's debut, and the need for Benfica to control games after we are leading.
Next up, Champions League Matchday 1, where Benfica faced Besitkas, and once again failed to put the game on Ice. We discuss the team's performance and Talisca's behavior at the end of the game.
Lastly we look ahead to the Braga game, and answer your twitter questions.

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Episode 213 - Waking up in September

31Aug

In this week's podcast...

We start off by looking at Benfica's game against Nacional in Madeira. We talk about the changes Rui Vitoria made, the return of Jonas, and Jimenez.

After the recap, we discuss Benfica's Champions League draw, and fixtures. With the summer transfer closing a few hours earlier, we  discuss Benfica's activity in the market, and Benfica's last day signing Rafa.

Lastly we answer your twitter questions

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Episode 212 - Setubal Stutter

23Aug

In this week's podcast...

We start the podcast by recapping Benfica's game vs Vitoria de Setubal, where Benfica couldn't find solutions to get past a Setubal team, whose best player was Varela, a recently released Benfica goalie. We discuss strategy, and shortcomings. After the recap we look at the eminent transfer by Rafa, who we feel will add a lot to this Benfica team, discuss some other exits, and Taraabts interview to France Footbal.
Iin closing, we look ahead to this weekend's game against Nacional in the Madeira island, as well as your twitter questions.

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Episode 211 - The Fruits of our Horta

16Aug

In this week's podcast...

Cristiano's back, as we discuss Benfica's game against Tondela. We offers our thoughts, and Cristiano shares his first person account from the stands. Next, we discuss Benfica's home opener against Setubal. To close off, we talk about Luisao's possible exit, discuss rumours, as well as your twitter questions.

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Episode 210 - Super Start

9Aug

In this week's podcast.

We start off by looking at Benfica's match against Braga for the Super Cup. We talk, tactics and break down the game. In the second half of the podcast we look ahead to Benfica's inaugural league game against Tondela.

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Episode 209 - Pre-Season Wrap Up

2Aug

In this week's podcast...

After playing the last two games of the pre-season, Benfica now turns their attention to the Super Cup. We offer our opinions of the pre-season, players that stood out and who has earned a spot on the starting 11.

In the second half of the podcast, we look ahead to the Super Cup, and answer your twitter questions

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Episode 208 - 3 Tugas in the House

26Jul

In this week's episode...

We enlist the help of 2/3s of the 3 tugas podcast team, to discuss Benfica's pre-season. We discuss the position battles, and just overall stand outs from the pre-season.

After our friend Pedgey tells us a bit more about the link between Torino and Benfica, ahead of the Eusebio Cup game that brings Torino to Lisbon, we discuss some news, and rumors.

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Episode 207 - Initial Impressions

19Jul

in this week's episode...

We start off the podcast by looking at Benfica's games in the Algarve Cup, where we got to watch all the new signings play. We offer our opinions on the new signings and talk about players that stood out.

In the second half of the podcast, we look at Benfica's fixture list for the 16/17 season

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Episode 206 - Champions, that familiar feeling

12Jul

On this week's episode..

We would be re-missed if we didn't mention Portugal's European title. We talk about what the title means for Portuguese football, and how this title can inspire future generations much like 1984, and the golden generations years did.

Getting back to Benfica, we discuss news, exits, and rumors. We close out the pod by answering your questions.

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