Football  /  Published 07.04.22

Diaz haunts familiar foes

It just had to be Luis Diaz. The Colombia winger was the last player Benfica supporters inside the atmospheric Estadio da Luz wanted to see race onto a through ball and produce an emphatic finish to ...
By Reuters in Lisbon

Sports  /  Published 01.10.21

Koeman admits future not in his hands

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel said he felt his side had lost their mental sharpness even before the defending champions stepped on the pitch ahead of their 1-0 loss at Juventus. Federico Chiesa’s...
By Reuters in Lisbon

Sports  /  Published 01.05.20

Crown & ‘curse’: Benfica’s jinx after Eusebio magic

Ever heard of Béla Guttmann’s curse? Guttmann, a Hungarian football coach known for his futuristic out-of-the-box thinking that often left opponents playing catch-up, was in charge of the Benfica s...
By TT Bureau


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