Episode 312 - 10 candles for Chalana

13Feb

On this week's podcast... We look back at Benfica's first leg of the Portuguse Cup against Sporting, the 10-0 beatdown of Nacional, and we look ahead to the first leg of the Europa League inaugural game of the knock out round against Galatasaray, and Desportivo das Aves for the Liga Nos

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Episode 311 - Joao “Super Wings” Felix

5Feb

On this week's podcast... We look back at the dominating Derby win by Benfica at the Alvalade, we look ahead to the second match at Estadio Da Luz, preview the Nacional Game, and recap the winter transfer window.

 

 

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Episode 310 - SilVAR Lining

30Jan

On this week's podcast... we recap Benfica's semifinal game against porto. Trust us there's a silver lining for the VAR defeat from this game, we'll explain. Next we recap Benfica's path to normalcy with the expected thumping of Boavista. Lastly we preview the Lisbon Derby this weekend, talk winter transfer rumors and official moves, and look ahead to the month of February, where Benfica will play 7 games.

thanks for listening

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Episode 309 - Kings of the Castle

21Jan

On this week's podcast... Timo joins us do breakdown the second match against Guimaraes, offer us his thoughts on Lage, and the current state of the team, and we close it off by looking ahead to the League Cup final 4 where Benfica will clash with Porto for a ticket to the final.

 

 

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Episode 308 - Lage for the season

16Jan

On this week's podcast... We look back at Benfica's wins against Santa Clara for the league, and Guimaraes for the Portuguese Cup. We discuss the team's progress under Bruno Lage, discuss his appointment as coach for the rest of the season, and look ahead to the second clash with Guimaraes, this time for the league.

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Episode 307 - Good things come in twos

8Jan

On this week's episode... It's a new day, as Rui Vitoria is finally sacked and Bruno Lage takes over as caretaker. We wipe the slate clean and scrap the Aves and Portimonense poor performances recaps, and recap the new face Benfica which came out in a 4-4-2 with Lage at the helm. A come behind victory with two goals a piece by our two forward, imagine that. We then preview the Santa Clara match with a special rant to Proenca and the league for their ongoing scheduling snafus. Lastly we talk winter transfer window, and possible moves and close off looking to Benfica's match against Guimaraes for the Portuguese cup.

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Special Episode - 302 Edited Replay

3Jan

On this special episode, and in light of the recent Rui Vitoria sacking, we thought it would be interesting to replay the episode we recorded back on November 28th, where everything was set for Vitoria to be sacked, but a magical light appeared to Luis Felipe Vieira in the middle of the night, and made him change his mind. The episode was recorded in anticipation of an official announcement in the coming morning, which would never come. For as ridiculous as we felt the following morning, listening back to it now, brings a certain element of redemption. Enjoy

 

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Episode 306 - Christmas is Red and White

26Dec

On this week's podcast... we look back at the lackluster performance up north against third tier Montalegre, for the Portuguese Cup, contrasted by one of the best team performances under Vitoria by Benfica against Braga. We discuss the possible turning point this win can be, and how this type of performance should be the norm. Lastly we look ahead to the last game of the League Cup group stages against Aves, and the first game of 2019 down in Algarve against Portimonense.

Happy New Year!

 

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Episode 305 - Naughty or Nice?

18Dec

On this week's episode.... Alex Seixeiro drops in to talk Benfica. He helps us recap the AEK, and Maritimo games, discusses the poor form of the team, and helps us breakdown the crucial game against Braga this weekend, with serious undertones of future fortunes for both teams.

thanks for listening, and a Merry Christmas to everyone.

 

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Episode 304 - Foul Play

11Dec

On this week's episode... We recap both the P.Ferreira, and Setubal games, for the League Cup, and Liga Nos competitions, we also discuss Rui Vitoria's interview on Conversas a Benfica, and we preview the AEK game and the Maritimo games.

 

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