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Primera Division

Lopez signed by Boca

Lopez returns to Argentina with Boca Juniors after a series of unsuccessful loans in Serie A.

Portuguese Primeira Liga

Benfica announce Bruno Lage as new permanent boss

After they failed in a bid to hire Jose Mourinho as their next coach, Benfica have given the job to Bruno Lage on a full-time basis.

Portuguese Primeira Liga

Mourinho takes TV pundit job

The same day the former Manchester United boss denied he is to take charge at Benfica, Jose Mourinho has been confirmed as a TV pundit.

Serie A

Mourinho rebuffs Benfica links

He has been linked with the job after head coach Rui Vitoria was sacked, but Jose Mourinho says he will not be taking charge of Benfica.

Portuguese Primeira Liga

'Money no issue in Mourinho pursuit'

After axing head coach Rui Vitoria last week, Luis Filipe Vieira is dreaming of bringing Jose Mourinho to Benfica.

Portuguese Primeira Liga

Mourinho 'rejects' Benfica job

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly turned down an offer to take charge of Portuguese giants Benfica as he continues to search for a route back into management.

Portuguese Primeira Liga

Benfica sack title winning coach Rui Vitoria

Benfica fired their coach Rui Vitoria on Thursday after a series of poor results for the team he led to back-to-back Portuguese titles in 2016 and 2017.


Motivation no issue for Benfica, claims Vitoria

Rui Vitoria said Benfica deserved all three points after Alejandro Grimaldo's free-kick earned them a 1-0 win over AEK Athens.


Champions League Round-up: Lyon progress as Bayern win group

Lyon clinched the final Champions League last-16 place as Nabil Fekir's second-half strike grabbed a 1-1 draw against Shakhtar Donetsk in a snowy Kiev on Wednesday, while Bayern Munich pipped Ajax to top spot in Group E.


CL in Opta numbers: Pogba's influence, Shakhtar's samba boys

Manchester City v Hoffenheim is arguably the biggest game on Wednesday's Champions League schedule, which we have assessed in Opta numbers.


Lewandowski leading CL goals chart

Poland international Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich), who notched a double against Benfica, is currently at the top of the goal scoring chart for this season's Champions League, with six goals. He has a strong chance of remaining there after the five matches that are due to be played on Wednesday evening.


Kovac: 'Ribery deserved goal'

Niko Kovac said "everything was on song" in Bayern Munich's 5-1 win over Benfica and he singled out veteran winger Franck Ribery for praise.


Bayern back to ruthless best against Benfica

Bayern Munich romped to an emphatic 5-1 home win against Benfica on Tuesday to qualify for the Champions League last 16 and ease the pressure on coach Niko Kovac.


Champions League in Opta numbers

Robert Lewandowski is closing on a milestone, but Manchester City are the Champions League's top scorers as we bring you the Opta numbers.


Ajax 'keeper admits to error-strewn performance

Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana made a calamitous error in the draw with Benfica, but made some fine saves to preserve a point late on.

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