Episode 148 2/25/15 - Red Cards and Insults.

25Feb

In this episode...

We start things off by looking at Benfica's game at Moreirense, where Benfica struggled for 45 minutes, but was able to turn the tables and win by the scoreline of 3-1. We discuss redcards, penalties that were corners, that were goal kicks.

In the second half of the pod we discuss Benfica's upcoming game against Estoril, and Jonathan Rodriguez's B team debut.

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Episode 147 2/17/15 - Setubal Double Dose

17Feb

On this Episode....

We look back at the 2 games against Setubal. One for the League Cup, one for the league.. Different games same result. We look back at some of the less used players, and Pizzi's adaptation.
Lastly, we look ahead to Moreirense. Benfica will travel up north to play Moreirense in a very tricky game.

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Episode 146 2/10/15 - Derby Aftermath

10Feb

On this weeks episode....

It's all about the Derby. We discuss line up, tactics, game plan, approach, and even offer our individual player ratings.
Lastly we look ahead to the double fixture against Setubal for the League Cup and the League respectively,

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Episode 145 2/3/15 - Derby Preview

4Feb

In this week's episode....

We open up the pod by looking back at Benfica's home game against Boavista. After suffering a loss against P. Ferreira, we were looking for the team's response against Boavista.

With the winter transfer window come and gone, we look back at all the ins and outs at Benfica.

Lastly, We  take a look at this weekends Derby, and the importance of a positive result.

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Episode 144 1/27/15 - Failed Opportunities

27Jan

On this week's podcast...

We review Benfica's League Cup game against Moreirense where Benfica only needed a tie to book a place in the Quarter finals. We look at the performance of some of the less used players, and what they add to this team.

In the middle segment, we look at the take a look at Benfica's game against Pacos de Ferreira where Benfica failed to take advantage on the slip up up by porto that could have gotten us a 9 point lead. We talk coaching decisions, team attitude, and an overall bad night.

Lastly, we look ahead to this upcoming weekend's game against Boavista where Benfica will be trying to answer many questions left in the Pacos game.

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Episode 143 1/20/15

20Jan

In this weeks podcast.....

We open up the podcast in a quite somber note after finding out Benfica has sold Bernardo Silva. After getting off some frustration and anger off our chests, we look back at Benfica's League Cup game against Arouca. Continuing with the game recaps, we run through Benfica's Madeira trip and recap a game who we thought was  going to be a lot harder than a 4-0 banging.

Lastly, we look ahead to this weekend's fixture against P Ferreira as well and the mid-week game against Moreirense for the League Cup.

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Episode 142 1/13/15

13Jan

In this week's podcast....

We open up the podcasts discussing this past weekends game against Guimaraes. What was theoretically a very difficult game for Benfica was made easy by one of the best performances of the season so far. we discuss key players, key goals and a deserved, unquestionable win against a decent Guimaraes team.

Next up, we turn our attention to the mid-week clash against Arouca for the league cup. JJ has announced he will be rotating the squad, we look at possible line up changes.

We also talk Mukhtar, who has signed for Benfica and will join the B team. We talk about Benfica's current "B" generation and talk about B team players who sometimes suffer with these type of acquisitions.

On the tail end of the podcast we look ahead to Benfica's trip to Madeira to face Maritimo, in a match that always prove to be a tricky fixture.

Lastly, we spend a little time on the B team, ahving recently beaten both Sporting B and Porto B.

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Episode 141 1/6/15

6Jan

In this week's episode...

We look back at Benfica's first game of 2015, where Benfica traveled up north to play a gritty Penafiel. We discuss line up changes, Cristante, Jonas, Ola John, Goncalo Guedes and JJ's coaching work.

In the middle segment, we talk about some of the moves Benfica B team players have been making. We get into the importance of a good loan, the conflict of interest when both teams play each other, and Benfica's supposed new signing - Germany's Mukhtar.

Finally, we look ahead to Benfica's critical game against Guimaraes at the Luz this weekend. Benfica faces a big challenge against Rui VItorias men, who have been having a stellar first half of the season and find themselves in 3rd place.

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Episode 140 12/30/14

31Dec

In this Episode....

We get things going by looking at Benfica's league cup game against Nacional at Estadio da Luz.
Next we look back at the most memorable moments of the 2014 year.
This week's pod wouldn't be complete without talking about Enzo's transfer.
Lastly we preview Penafiel, and Pedgey runs down on the success of Benfica's other sports.

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Episode 139 12/23/14

24Dec

In this episode....

We start off this special xmas episode by looking back at Benfica's Portuguese Cup defeat against Braga. Among other things we discuss, Braga's mental edge over us, Enzo's substitution at the half, some of the less used players, and what will become of Benfica's midfield after Enzo leaves.

In the mid segment of the show we look at Benfica's last game of the year for the league against Gil Vicente. we discuss Talisca at the 8 position and theorize on what will be JJ choice to make up for Enzo's eminent exit.

Lastly we look ahead to Benfica's first game of the League Cup and what JJ's approach will be with the players he will choose.

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