S.L. Benfica B

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Benfica B
Full nameSport Lisboa e Benfica "B"
Nickname(s)As Águias (The Eagles)
Os Encarnados (The Reds)
Founded1999
GroundBenfica Campus
Capacity2,720
PresidentLuís Filipe Vieira
Head coachRenato Paiva
LeagueLiga Portugal 2
2019–2014th
WebsiteClub website

Sport Lisboa e Benfica "B", commonly known as Benfica B, is a Portuguese football club based in Seixal. It is the reserve team of S.L. Benfica.

Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 8 October 2020[1][2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
39 FW Portugal Portugal Henrique Araújo
40 DF Portugal Portugal Pedro Ganchas
41 FW Portugal Portugal Samuel Pedro
42 FW Portugal Portugal Luís Lopes
45 GK Japan Japan Leobrian Kokubo
46 FW Portugal Portugal Gerson Sousa
47 FW Portugal Portugal Tiago Gouveia
48 FW Portugal Portugal Jair Tavares
52 DF Portugal Portugal Gonçalo Loureiro
55 MF Portugal Portugal Paulo Bernardo
57 DF Portugal Portugal Sandro Cruz
58 MF Portugal Portugal Ronaldo Camará
60 MF Portugal Portugal Henrique Jocú
62 DF Portugal Portugal Fábio Baptista
63 DF Netherlands Netherlands Godfried Frimpong
No. Pos. Nation Player
64 MF Portugal Portugal Diogo Capitão
68 MF Portugal Portugal Rafael Brito
72 DF Portugal Portugal Tomás Araújo
74 FW Hungary Hungary Kevin Csoboth
78 FW Portugal Portugal Tiago Araújo
80 FW Brazil Brazil Daniel dos Anjos
81 MF Montenegro Montenegro Ilija Vukotić
82 DF Portugal Portugal João Ferreira
83 GK United States United States CJ dos Santos
85 FW Portugal Portugal Umaro Embaló
87 MF Portugal Portugal Diogo Mendes
91 DF Brazil Brazil Morato
96 FW Portugal Portugal Diogo Almeida
98 GK Portugal Portugal Fábio Duarte (captain)

Out on loan[change | change source]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
59 DF Portugal Portugal Miguel Nóbrega (at Grasshopper until 30 June 2021)[3]
86 MF Portugal Portugal Tiago Dantas (at Bayern Munich until 30 June 2021)[4]
89 DF Portugal Portugal Pedro Álvaro (at Belenenses SAD until 30 June 2021)[5]
DF Slovenia Slovenia David Zec (at Rukh Lviv until 30 June 2021)[6]
No. Pos. Nation Player
DF Argentina Argentina Germán Conti (at Atlas until 31 December 2020)[7]
DF Nigeria Nigeria Tyronne Ebuehi (at Twente until 30 June 2021)[8]
FW Portugal Portugal Nuno Santos (at Boavista until 30 June 2021)[9]

Other players under contract[change | change source]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
20 FW Portugal Portugal José Gomes
44 MF Slovakia Slovakia Martin Chrien
No. Pos. Nation Player
75 DF Croatia Croatia Branimir Kalaica

Coaching staff[change | change source]

Position Name
Head coach Renato Paiva
Assistant coaches Pedro Valido
Marco Pimenta
Goalkeeping coach Gonçalo Simões
Analyst coaches Tiago Maia
Gonçalo Marques
Personal trainers Nuno Matias
Jan Schimpchen

Records and statistics[change | change source]

Season-to-season record[change | change source]

Season Div Pos Pld W D L GF GA Pts Top scorer Goals Refs
1999–2000 III 13th 38 14 6 18 53 49 48 Portugal Cláudio Oeiras 11 [10][11]
2000–2001 III 9th 38 14 11 13 58 57 57 Portugal Jorge Cordeiro 16 [12][13]
2001–2002 III 18th 38 11 11 16 35 42 44 Portugal Jorge Ribeiro 5 [14]
2002–2003 IV 3rd 34 14 14 6 47 25 56 [15]
2003–2004 IV 5th 34 15 8 11 63 48 53 [15]
2004–2005 IV 1st 34 21 9 4 71 29 72 [15]
2005–2006 III 11th 30 11 8 11 40 40 41 Portugal Vasco Firmino 5 [16][17]
2012–2013 II 7th 42 15 17 10 71 54 62 Portugal Miguel Rosa 17 [18][19]
2013–2014 II 5th 42 20 10 12 77 56 70 Argentina Funes Mori 13 [20][21]
2014–2015 II 6th 46 22 11 13 81 60 77 Portugal Rui Fonte 17 [22][23]
2015–2016 II 19th 46 15 10 21 59 64 55 Portugal Sancidino Silva 6 [24][25]
2016–2017 II 4th 42 18 9 15 56 58 63 Portugal Heriberto Tavares 11 [26][27]
2017–2018 II 13th 38 14 7 17 54 60 49 Portugal Heriberto Tavares 14 [28]
2018–2019 II 4th 34 15 7 12 47 42 52 England Chris Willock 11 [29]
2019–2020 II 14th 24 7 7 10 31 35 28 Brazil Daniel dos Anjos 8 [30]
Champions Relegated

Managerial statistics[change | change source]

As of match played 24 October 2020. Only competitive matches are counted, including those in the Premier League International Cup.

Name Nat From To P W D L GF GA Win % Honours Refs
Alan Murray England 1999 November 1999 9 4 0 5 13 12 044.44 [31][32]
José Morais Portugal November 1999 2001 67 24 17 26 98 94 035.82 [33][34]
António Veloso Portugal 9 June 2001 2002 38 11 11 16 35 42 028.95 [35][36]
Carlos Gomes Portugal 2002 July 2004 68 28 24 16 107 72 041.18 [37][38]
João Santos Portugal 2004 2006 64 32 17 15 111 69 050.00 2004–05 Terceira Divisão [39][40]
Luís Norton de Matos Portugal 4 May 2012 30 May 2013 42 15 17 10 71 54 035.71 [41][42]
Hélder Cristóvão Portugal 3 July 2013[43] 12 May 2018 224 93 49 82 340 309 041.52 [44][45]
Bruno Lage Portugal 1 July 2018[46] 3 January 2019 15 8 3 4 15 11 053.33 [47][48]
Nélson Veríssimo (caretaker) Portugal 3 January 2019 15 January 2019 3 0 1 2 5 7 000.00 [49][50]
Renato Paiva Portugal 15 January 2019 Present 53 19 11 23 77 77 035.85 [51]

Honours[change | change source]

Winners: 2004–05

References[change | change source]

  1. "Equipa B" [B team]. S.L. Benfica (in Portuguese). 22 August 2017. Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  2. "Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Futebol, SAD B". Liga Portugal. Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  3. Miguel Nóbrega emprestado ao Grasshoppers
  4. Tiago Dantas loaned out
  5. Pedro Álvaro loaned out
  6. Ukrainian Premier League - Rukh Lviv players on loan
  7. Germán Conti oficializado no Atlas
  8. Tyronne Ebuehi loaned out
  9. Nuno Santos at Moreirense
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  28. Melhores Marcadores Liga Portugal (in Portuguese)
  29. Melhores Marcadores Liga Portugal (in Portuguese)
  30. Melhores Marcadores Liga Portugal (in Portuguese)
  31. "Alan Murray". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
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  33. "José Morais". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  34. "José Morais". thefinalball. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  35. "António Veloso". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  36. "António Veloso". thefinalball. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  37. "Carlos Gomes". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  38. "Carlos Gomes". thefinalball. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  39. "João Santos". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  40. "João Santos". thefinalball. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  41. "Norton de Matos". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  42. "Luís Norton de Matos". thefinalball. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  43. "Equipa entra hoje em cena" [Team gets going today]. Record (in Portuguese). 3 July 2013. Archived from the original on 30 June 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  44. "Hélder Cristóvão". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  45. "Hélder Cristóvão". thefinalball. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  46. "Bruno Lage is the new coach of Benfica B". S.L. Benfica. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  47. "Bruno Lage". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  48. "Bruno Lage". thefinalball. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  49. "Nélson Veríssimo". ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  50. "Nélson Veríssimo". thefinalball. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  51. "Renato Paiva". thefinalball. Retrieved 17 January 2019.

Other websites[change | change source]