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PAOK Dump Benfica Out of Champions League Qualifying

PAOK eliminated Benfica to reach the Champions League playoffs with a 2-1 triumph in Thessaloniki on Tuesday. Benfica missed a string of chances against PAOK in a one-sided first half as they enjoyed 72% of possession. They were punished after the...

AEK Succumbs to Benfica in Thrilling Encounter (video)

AEK's astonishing comeback in the second half was not enough to prevent a home defeat 3-2 by Benfica on Tuesday evening in the Champions League. In a thrilling encounter, early goals from Haris Seferovic and Grimaldo which caught AEK napping...

PAOK Keeps Champions League Hopes Alive with Draw at Benfica (video)

PAOK continued its unbeaten run in Champions League qualifying by snatching an 1-1 draw against Portuguese giants Benfica in Lisbon on Tuesday. The draw hands PAOK a slight advantage going into the second leg of the play-off billed for August...

Best Defensive Teams in Europe: AEL Kalloni Tops the List!

Bayern Munich, Juventus and Barcelona come close, but nonetheless still lose the battle to AEL Kalloni for Europe's best defensive team so far this season. It sounds like a hoax, but it's far from that, as the club from the...

Andreas Samaris signs for S.L. Benfica

Andreas Samaris has just signed a contract with Portuguese side Benfica, with a reported transfer fee of €10m and a release fee of €45m. What a year for the 25-year-old central midfielder! Last summer he signed from Panionios to Olympiacos, then managed to...

PAOK Handed Benfica's Difficult Challenge in Europa League's draw

PAOK have been drawn against Benfica in the last-32 stage of the Europa League. Following the announcement of the 2013/14 Champions League round of 16 fixtures, Monday afternoon brought the turn of the Europa League to take centre stage....

Olympiacos Beats Benfica 1-0 in Champions League (Video)

Greek soccer team Olympiacos boosted its chances of reaching the Champions League knockout stages with a 1-0 win at home to Benfica. The Greek champions’ home record in the competition had included seven wins from their previous 10 games, but...