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What does Benfica stand for?

Founded on 28 February 1904 as Sport Lisboa, Benfica is one of the Big Three clubs in Portugal that have never been relegated from Primeira Liga, along with rivals Sporting CP and FC Porto. Benfica are nicknamed As Águias (The Eagles), for the symbol atop the clubs crest, and Os Encarnados (The Reds), for the shirt colour.

What is Benficas history in Portugal?

Founded on 28 February 1904 as Sport Lisboa, Benfica is one of the Big Three clubs in Portugal that have never been relegated from the Primeira Liga, along with rivals Sporting CP and FC Porto.

What happened to Sport Lisboa and Sport Benfica?

On 13 September 1908, Sport Lisboa acquired Grupo Sport Benfica by mutual agreement and changed its name to Sport Lisboa e Benfica. Despite the merger, they continued their respective club operations. For Sport Lisboa, they maintained the football team, the shirt colours, the eagle symbol and the motto.

How many times has Benfica won the Primeira Liga?

Benfica was the first club to win the Primeira Liga and Taça da Liga double, moreover, a record four times. Benfica is the only club in Portugal to have successfully defended every major domestic title (Campeonato de Portugal, Primeira Liga, Taça de Portugal, Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira and Taça da Liga).

What is the motto of Benfica?

E pluribus unum is the club motto; Águia Vitória, the mascot. Benfica is honoured with the Portuguese Orders of Christ, of Prince Henry, and of Merit. Competitively, with 83 major trophies won – 84 when including the Latin Cup – Benfica is the most decorated club in Portugal.

What are Benficas nicknames?

Benfica are nicknamed As Águias (The Eagles), for the symbol atop the clubs crest, and Os Encarnados (The Reds), for the shirt colour. Since 2003, their home ground has been the Estádio da Luz, which replaced the larger, original one, built in 1954.

Is Benfica a good brand?

In May 2019, Benfica was ranked by Brand Finance as the 40th most valuable football brand. In May 2020, the Portuguese Securities Market Commission denied Benficas takeover bid of 28.06% of Benfica SAD for €5 a share because the funding source was the SAD itself.

What is Benfica’s coefficient?

Currently, Benfica is ranked 21st in the UEFA club coefficient rankings and has the second most participations in the European Cup/UEFA Champions League (38). In this tournament, they hold the overall record for the biggest aggregate win, achieved in 1965–66.

What is Benficas history in Portugal?

Founded on 28 February 1904 as Sport Lisboa, Benfica is one of the Big Three clubs in Portugal that have never been relegated from the Primeira Liga, along with rivals Sporting CP and FC Porto.

Can Sporting Lisbon come away with all three points against Benfica?

While Benfica are perfectly capable of coming away with all three points, Sporting Lisbon head into the game in especially good form of late and we predict they will cancel out the efforts of the visitors and come out victorious. Our expert tipster partners at Sporita.com are predicting under 3.5 goals in this match.

What is the rivalry between Sporting Portugal and Benfica?

It is a rivalry that dates back more than a century, with the sides who would become officially known as Sporting Clube de Portugal and Sport Lisboa e Benfica first meeting in 1907 at a time when there was a huge class divide between them.

What is the difference between Sport Lisboa and Grupo Sport Benfica?

For Sport Lisboa, they maintained the football team, the shirt colours, the eagle symbol and the motto. For Grupo Sport Benfica, they maintained the field Campo da Feiteira, the main directors and the clubs house.

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