Tag Archives: Estadio da Luz

5 Things We Learnt From the Draw at Benfica

By Sam Hill 1. Anders Lindegaard Anders Lindegaard is the ideal backup, not since Raimond van der Gouw have I seen a more capable understudy. He dealt with everything superbly and I was even surprised he managed to get his fingers to Cardozo’s snapshot. Everything that came towards him, he held. This isn’t just a [...]

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SL Benfica vs. Manchester United: Match Preview

By Mark Young Introduction It has almost been four months since Manchester United were taken apart, bit by bit by Barcelona in the Champions League final at Wembley. This week the race to Munich starts and United are aiming to go one step further this time around. The destination is Portugal and United kick off [...]

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