United go a goal up during the Champions League group game between Benfica and Manchester United on October 18, 2017
Manchester United extend their lead at the top of Group A courtesy of a 1-0 win at Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
Next Game: Manchester United vs. Benfica - Tuesday, October 31 at 7.45pm in Champions League
A general view of Estadio da Luz, home of Benfica on May 2, 2013
Report: Manchester United tracking Benfica teen Umaro Embalo
Benfica youth-team product Umaro Embalo is reportedly wanted by Manchester United after being watched up close during an Under-19s game earlier this week.
10:45
Mile Svilar looks upset during the Champions League group game between Benfica and Manchester United on October 18, 2017
Mile Svilar: 'Romelu Lukaku offered encouragement'
Benfica goalkeeper Mile Svilar reveals that Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku told him "it will be okay" after the teenager's howler on Wednesday night.
Oct 19, 10:33
United go a goal up during the Champions League group game between Benfica and Manchester United on October 18, 2017
Result: Manchester United move onto nine points in Group A
Manchester United extend their lead at the top of Group A courtesy of a 1-0 win at Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
Oct 18, 21:40
Romelu Lukaku has a shot during the Champions League group game between Benfica and Manchester United on October 18, 2017
Live Commentary: Benfica 0-1 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Champions League group match between Benfica and Manchester United, which ended in a 1-0 away win.
Oct 18, 19:05
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the EFL Cup game between Manchester United and Burton Albion on September 20, 2017
Team News: Marcus Rashford, Juan Mata start for Manchester United
Marcus Rashford and Juan Mata start for Manchester United in their trip to Benfica.
Oct 18, 18:36
Victor Lindelof in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Rui Vitoria backs Victor Lindelof to flourish at Manchester United
Benfica manager Rui Vitoria is convinced that Victor Lindelof will flourish under Jose Mourinho despite a stuttering start to his Manchester United career.
Oct 17, 21:53
Jose Mourinho winks during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'A draw would be positive'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that a draw against Benfica in the Champions League would be "a positive result".
Oct 17, 15:54
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Juan Mata vows not to underestimate Benfica despite "good memories"
Juan Mata says that he will not be complacent when Manchester United take on Benfica in Portugal on Wednesday in the Champions League.
Oct 16, 20:25
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during his side's EFL Cup final with Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Preview: Benfica vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Wednesday evening's Champions League group-stage tie between Benfica and Manchester United at the Estadio da Luz.
Oct 16, 15:24
CSKA Moscow's midfielder from Serbia Zoran Tosic (R) vies with Sporting's midfielder Andre Carrillo (L) during the UEFA Champions League play-offs, second leg football match between CSKA Moscow and Sporting CP, at the Khimki Arena outside Moscow on August
Andre Carrillo: 'I will return to Benfica'
Andre Carrillo reveals that he plans to return to parent club Benfica next summer following a loan spell at Watford.
Oct 10, 17:13
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Arsenal, Benfica show interest in Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson?
Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson - currently on loan at Shrewsbury Town - reportedly emerges as a transfer target for both Arsenal and Benfica.
Oct 7, 11:13
CSKA Moscow's midfielder from Serbia Zoran Tosic (R) vies with Sporting's midfielder Andre Carrillo (L) during the UEFA Champions League play-offs, second leg football match between CSKA Moscow and Sporting CP, at the Khimki Arena outside Moscow on August
Benfica winger Andre Carrillo keen to remain at Watford?
Watford loanee Andre Carrillo is reportedly keen on making the permanent switch to Vicarage Road at the end of the season.
Oct 7, 10:30
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Benfica are Manchester United's main opponents in Europe'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho claims that he still rates Benfica as the club's main rivals in their Champions League group.
Oct 6, 17:11
Gareth Bale after Real Madrid's Champions League final victory over Juventus on June 6, 2017
Can Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo be stopped in Champions League?
The group stages of the Champions League start on Tuesday, but which clubs and players can stop Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo and co winning three trophies in a row?
Sep 26, 11:40
A maniacal Jose Mourinho tries to figure out how many matches his side have drawn at Old Trafford this season during the Premier League clash with Arsenal on May 7, 2017
Manchester United fans caught up in RyanAir chaos
Manchester United fans react angrily after RyanAir cancel flights to Lisbon ahead of their Champions League clash with Benfica.
Sep 19, 12:38
Partizan's Serbian striker Andrija Zivkovic (R) scores the first goal during the UEFA Europa League first-leg Group L football match FC Augsburg v FK Partizan in Augsburg, southern Germany on October 1, 2015
Report: Manchester United scouts monitoring Benfica winger Andrija Zivkovic
Manchester United's scouts are reported to be keeping a close eye on Benfica youngster Andrija Zivkovic under the instructions of Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho.
Sep 16, 12:49
Manchester City's Bacary Sagna during the FA Cup fifth-round match against Huddersfield Town on February 18, 2017
Bacary Sagna close to deciding on new club?
Defender Bacary Sagna is reportedly close to making a final decision on a new club after being released by Manchester City at the end of last season.
Sep 4, 10:40
Raul Jimenez for Atletico Madrid on September 20, 2014
Report: Everton made late attempt to sign Benfica striker Raul Jimenez on loan
Everton reportedly made a last-ditch attempt to sign Benfica striker Raul Jimenez on loan before the closure of the summer transfer window.
Sep 3, 11:05
New signing Douglas is unveiled at Barcelona on August 29, 2014
Barcelona's Douglas joins Benfica on loan
Barcelona's out-of-favour defender Douglas joins Portuguese giants Benfica on a season-long loan.
Aug 31, 20:23
Portugal's Renato Sanches vies with Estonia's Ilja Antonov during the international friendly on June 8, 2016
Report: Swansea City to pay Bayern Munich £6.5m for Renato Sanches
A report claims that Juventus and Benfica wanted to take Renato Sanches on loan from Bayern Munich, but he chose Swansea City as part of a £6.5m package.
Aug 31, 15:38



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Porto87101931622
2Sporting Lisbon86201641220
3Benfica85211661017
4Maritimo851296316
5Braga8503159615
6Rio AveRio Ave842296314
7BoavistaBoavista9414108213
8BelenensesBelenenses84131011-113
9Vitoria de GuimaraesGuimaraes8314714-710
10Pacos de FerreiraPacos de Ferreira8233911-29
11Feirense8224912-38
12ChavesChaves8224911-28
13Vitoria de SetubalSetubal814378-17
14PortimonensePortimonense82151117-67
15TondelaTondela81341012-26
16Estoril PraiaEstoril9207823-156
17MoreirenseMoreirense8134614-86
18Desportivo das AvesAves8134712-56