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UEFA Champions League: Benfica's David Neres ends Dynamo Kyiv's hopes
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UEFA Champions League: Benfica's David Neres ends Dynamo Kyiv's hopes

The two-time European champions from Portugal will be in the draw on Thursday while Dynamo will be in the Europa League.

Benfica take control of Dynamo Kyiv tie in Champions League play-off
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Benfica take control of Dynamo Kyiv tie in Champions League play-off

Gilberto and Goncalo Ramos scored first-half goals for twice former European champions Benfica in the Polish city of Lodz.

Former Portugal and Benfica midfielder Fernando Chalana dies aged 63
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Former Portugal and Benfica midfielder Fernando Chalana dies aged 63

Chalana, came through their academy before playing 27 times for his country, which included reaching the Euro 1984 semi-finals, losing to eventual winners France.

Champions League: Liverpool survive late collapse against Benfica at Anfield to keep quadruple hopes alive
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Champions League: Liverpool survive late collapse against Benfica at Anfield to keep quadruple hopes alive

Liverpool were on cruise control for long spells in the second leg at Anfield, but had to hold their nerve before advancing 6-4 on aggregate after an uncharacteristic meltdown in the closing stages.

Champions League: Liverpool have semi-finals in sight after putting three past Benfica
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Champions League: Liverpool have semi-finals in sight after putting three past Benfica

Liverpool will be confident of finishing the job at Anfield next week, with Klopp comfortable enough to take off Mohamed Salah, Mane and Thiago Alcantara after an hour.

Champions League: Benfica target another European scalp against Liverpool
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Champions League: Benfica target another European scalp against Liverpool

The last time Benfica made the semis, they went on to reach the final, in 1990, when a team coached by Sven-Goran Eriksson lost 1-0 to AC Milan and missed out on lifting their third European Cup.

Champions League: Season-defining days for Liverpool, Manchester City's history bids
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Champions League: Season-defining days for Liverpool, Manchester City's history bids

Liverpool on paper have the better draw in the last eight as they take on Benfica, while City face a gruelling two legs against Spanish champions Atletico Madrid.

Champions League: Benfica stun Ajax with Darwin Nunez goal to make tournament last eight
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Champions League: Benfica stun Ajax with Darwin Nunez goal to make tournament last eight

Having sent Barcelona packing in the group stage, Benfica will now appear in the last eight for the first time since 2016.

Champions League: Prolific Sebastian Haller scores at both ends as Ajax draw with Benfica
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Champions League: Prolific Sebastian Haller scores at both ends as Ajax draw with Benfica

It was not enough for Erik ten Hag's side to win the game, as Ukraine international Roman Yaremchuk came off the bench in the second half to earn Benfica a deserved draw.

Champions League: Ajax star Sebastian Haller out to extend European scoring streak
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Champions League: Ajax star Sebastian Haller out to extend European scoring streak

Ajax take on Benfica at the Estadio da Luz as they return to Lisbon, where Haller scored four times on his Champions League debut

Champions League: Barcelona crash out as Benfica, Lille and Salzburg reach last 16
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Champions League: Barcelona crash out as Benfica, Lille and Salzburg reach last 16

Barcelona crashed out of the Champions League in the group stage for the first time in over 20 years with a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich on Wednesday

Champions League: Benfica to give Barcelona early test of convictions under Xavi
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Champions League: Benfica to give Barcelona early test of convictions under Xavi

Xavi’s rescue mission encounters its first major test on Tuesday as Barcelona face Benfica in a game that could decide the scrap in Group E to qualify for the Champions League last 16.

Champions League: Time is now for Barcelona as bid for European recovery begins
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Champions League: Time is now for Barcelona as bid for European recovery begins

The last time Barcelona failed to reach the knock-out stage of the Champions League was in 2003.

Champions League: Lucas Hernandez to play for Bayern Munich at Benfica despite court appearance
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Champions League: Lucas Hernandez to play for Bayern Munich at Benfica despite court appearance

The 25-year-old, who won the 2018 World Cup with France, appeared in a Madrid court on Monday - a day earlier than planned - with a six-months prison sentence hanging over him.

Champions League: Barcelona 'have to win' against Dynamo to reach knockouts, says Ronald Koeman
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Champions League: Barcelona 'have to win' against Dynamo to reach knockouts, says Ronald Koeman

After losing 3-0 to both Bayern Munich and Benfica, Barca sit bottom of Group E with two games against Kiev up next, the first at Camp Nou on Wednesday.

Champions League: Benfica loss leaves Ronald Koeman on the brink at Barcelona
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Champions League: Benfica loss leaves Ronald Koeman on the brink at Barcelona

Club president Joan Laporta will hold a meeting on Thursday morning, according to reports in the Catalan press, in which it will be decided whether Koeman should remain in charge for Saturday’s crunch LaLiga game against Atletico Madrid.

Champions League: Barcelona thumped, Chelsea beaten as Ronaldo rescues Man Utd
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Champions League: Barcelona thumped, Chelsea beaten as Ronaldo rescues Man Utd

Ronald Koeman's Barcelona side already look at real risk of an early exit from this season's Champions League after suffering a second 3-0 defeat in as many games in Group E and finishing the match in Lisbon with 10 men.

Champions League: Barcelona, Manchester United under pressure; Chelsea visit Juventus
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Champions League: Barcelona, Manchester United under pressure; Chelsea visit Juventus

Here's all you need to know about the Matchday 2 of UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.

Champions League: Benfica, Malmo, Young Boys advance to group stage
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Champions League: Benfica, Malmo, Young Boys advance to group stage

Benfica defender Lucas Verissimo was sent off in the 32nd minute and the two-time European champion held out with a veteran back-line pairing of captain Nicolas Otamendi and Jan Vertonghen.

Champions League: Benfica beat Spartak Moscow 2-0 in first leg of qualifiers to move closer to play-offs
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Champions League: Benfica beat Spartak Moscow 2-0 in first leg of qualifiers to move closer to play-offs

Dynamo Zagreb conceded an 82nd minute equaliser at home to Legia Warsaw in a 1-1 draw to hand the initiative to the Poles in next week's return leg.