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Portuguese champions Benfica signed striker Raul de Tomas from Real Madrid on Wednesday for a fee of 20 million euros ($22.56 million), the two clubs announced.
A pair of Benfica fans, eager to see Thursday's Europa League quarter-final second leg away to Eintracht Frankfurt, ended up in the wrong city.
Benfica president Luis Filipe Vieira says the club would be interested in bringing on board former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Noussair Mazraoui scored an injury-time winner on Tuesday as Ajax Amsterdam beat Benfica 1-0 to remain unbeaten in Champions League Group E.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho defended his decision not to allow misfiring striker Romelu Lukaku to take a penalty against Benfica.
Manchester United took a huge stride towards the Champions League knockout stages seeing off an uninspired Benfica in the Champions League.
Young forward Timur Zhamaletdinov has made a memorable Champions League debut as his goal gave CSKA Moscow a win over Benfica.
Borussia Dortmund players André Schürrle and Julian Weigl thought they were hard done by in Tuesday's Champions League clash with Benfica.
Manchester United centre-back Eric Bailly has welcomed reports linking Benfica's Victor Lindelof with a move to Old Trafford.
Former Manchester United and Sweden winger Jesper Blomqvist feels Victor Lindelof would be the perfect signing for his former club.
Benfica president Luis Filipe Vieira says they will not hold on to Joao Felix against his will with the Portuguese starlet linked to Manchester City.
Benfica routed Nacional Madeira 10-0 in the Portuguese first division on Sunday to move just one point behind leaders Porto.
Dusan Tadic scored a second-half equalizer as Ajax held Benfica to a 1-1 draw in a Champions League clash.
Alfa Semedo scored a winning goal on his Champions League debut as 10-man Benfica overcame AEK Athens in Group E.
Manchester United closed to the brink of the Champions League knockout phase after a victory over Benfica at Old Trafford.
Young forward Dimitri Oberlin was the inspiration for Basel's stunning win over Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday.
A hat-trick by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired Borussia Dortmund into the Champions League quarter-finals with thrashing of Benfica.
Benfica pulled off a classic smash and grab job as they beat Borussia Dortmund 1-0 in their Champions League last 16 first leg.
Manchester United's pursuit for Benfica defender Victor Lindelof has moved one step closer after their head coach, Rui Vitoria, admitted he'd be open to any offers.
Jose Callejon and Dries Mertens sent Napoli into the last 16 of the Champions League with a 2-1 win at Benfica.
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