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Juventus 0-0 Benfica…The end of the road.

May 2, 2014

   A disappointing european journey which began with a costly 1-1 draw in Copenhagen reached its conclusion last night in Turin, as Benfica refused to cave in under the pressure of our home advantage and partisan support to progress to the final of the Europa League. Whilst the quality of the opposition is of great […]

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Benfica 2 – 1 Juventus EUROPA League Semi-final 1st Leg

April 25, 2014

Before a ball had been kicked it was clear to us all that we were set to face a very stern and interesting test against Benfica. Our own sluggish form of these last three months was reason for concern. Add to this the recent championship victory of our opponents as well as their determination to […]

Lyon are banished and Benfica beckons…

April 11, 2014

Whilst we continued our poor and worrying form, we got through without any major hassle. We could say that about so many games since late January. We certainly have the telling trademark of a great team, as in, we keep winning when we play below full steam. More on that shortly… For now, let’s peek […]