Episode 219 - What the Pizzi is this?


In this week's podcast...

We look back at Benfica's CL game against Dynamo Kiev in the Ukraine. We discuss the the team's performance, changes in the middle and Benfica's pragmatic, yet effective game. Following the Champions League match Benfica was back in action domestically against Belenenses where Benfica beat the 43 year old record of consecutive wins away from home. We discuss the team's decision to spend an extra day in the Ukraine and what Pizzi has brought to Rui Vitoria's game ideas.

To close up, we look ahead to P. Ferreira, and Benfica's match day 4 against Dynamo Kiev, this time at the Luz, and we answer your twitter questions,

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Episode 218 - The Captain never abandons ship


In this week's podcast..

We open the podcast by looking back at Benfica's inaugural game of the Portuguese Cup against 1o de Dezembro. We talk about Vitoria's choice of line up, Carrillo's inability to take advantage of the chances he has been given and the Captain that continues to be an important part of this team despite his critics.

In the second half, we look ahead to Benfica's matchday 3 match against Dinamo Kiev, and Benfica's next game for the championship against Belenenses this weekend.

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Episode 217 - From Naples Nightmare to Lisbon Matinee


In this week's podcast...

We open up the pod by remembering long time club servant Mario Wilson. We then get into Benfica's matchday 2 against Napoli, where Benfica was on the wrong side of a a heavy result in Italy. We offer our take on Rui Vitoria's tactical changes, and our opinion on the game in general.

Up next, Benfica's home match against Feirense. We discuss Rui Vitoria's starting 11 changes, Carrillos chances, and the little left back that could.

Lastly we look ahead to Benfica's October fixtures, which include the Portuguese cup season debut, a trip to the Ukraine, and a chance to break a 43 year old record in Belem.

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Episode 216 - A Master Key named Grimaldo


In this Week's podcast....

We open up this week's podcast by recapping Benfica's win against Chaves. We discuss the struggles, the luck and the opening up of Chaves by Grimaldo.

Next up, we enlist the help of Podcast friend Patrick Kendrick to help us preview Benfica's match in Naples for the Champions League. With Patrick now being in in Italy, he offers us a very good look at Napoli.

Lastly we look ahead to Benfica's weekend game against Feirense.

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


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


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


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


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


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


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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