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
Ground 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. Position Player
39 Portugal FW Henrique Araújo
40 Portugal DF Pedro Ganchas
41 Portugal FW Samuel Pedro
42 Portugal FW Luís Lopes
45 Japan GK Leobrian Kokubo
46 Portugal FW Gerson Sousa
47 Portugal FW Tiago Gouveia
48 Portugal FW Jair Tavares
52 Portugal DF Gonçalo Loureiro
55 Portugal MF Paulo Bernardo
57 Portugal DF Sandro Cruz
58 Portugal MF Ronaldo Camará
60 Portugal MF Henrique Jocú
62 Portugal DF Fábio Baptista
63 Netherlands DF Godfried Frimpong
No. Position Player
64 Portugal MF Diogo Capitão
68 Portugal MF Rafael Brito
72 Portugal DF Tomás Araújo
74 Hungary FW Kevin Csoboth
78 Portugal FW Tiago Araújo
80 Brazil FW Daniel dos Anjos
81 Montenegro MF Ilija Vukotić
82 Portugal DF João Ferreira
83 United States GK CJ dos Santos
85 Portugal FW Umaro Embaló
87 Portugal MF Diogo Mendes
91 Brazil DF Morato
96 Portugal FW Diogo Almeida
98 Portugal GK 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. Position Player
59 Portugal DF Miguel Nóbrega (at Grasshopper until 30 June 2021)[3]
86 Portugal MF Tiago Dantas (at Bayern Munich until 30 June 2021)[4]
89 Portugal DF Pedro Álvaro (at Belenenses SAD until 30 June 2021)[5]
Slovenia DF David Zec (at Rukh Lviv until 30 June 2021)[6]
No. Position Player
Argentina DF Germán Conti (at Atlas until 31 December 2020)[7]
Nigeria DF Tyronne Ebuehi (at Twente until 30 June 2021)[8]
Portugal FW 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. Position Player
20 Portugal FW José Gomes
44 Slovakia MF Martin Chrien
No. Position Player
75 Croatia DF 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 44.44 [31][32]
José Morais Portugal November 1999 2001 67 24 17 26 98 94 35.82 [33][34]
António Veloso Portugal 9 June 2001 2002 38 11 11 16 35 42 28.95 [35][36]
Carlos Gomes Portugal 2002 July 2004 68 28 24 16 107 72 41.18 [37][38]
João Santos Portugal 2004 2006 64 32 17 15 111 69 50.00 2004–05 Terceira Divisão [39][40]
Luís Norton de Matos Portugal 4 May 2012 30 May 2013 42 15 17 10 71 54 35.71 [41][42]
Hélder Cristóvão Portugal 3 July 2013[43] 12 May 2018 224 93 49 82 340 309 41.52 [44][45]
Bruno Lage Portugal 1 July 2018[46] 3 January 2019 15 8 3 4 15 11 53.33 [47][48]
Nélson Veríssimo (caretaker) Portugal 3 January 2019 15 January 2019 3 0 1 2 5 7 &00.00 [49][50]
Renato Paiva Portugal 15 January 2019 Present 53 19 11 23 77 77 35.85 [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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  29. Melhores Marcadores Liga Portugal (in Portuguese)
  30. Melhores Marcadores Liga Portugal (in Portuguese)
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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]