Benfica tops in Portuguese Primeira Liga at mid season.

Benfica fans celebrating the team and its accomplishments.

Benfica win at rival Sporting in the Lisbon Derby to push their lead to seven points at the half way point of the season.

Benfica in Liga NOS 2019/20  = 17 Games

1st Place
16 – Victories
1 – Loss
42 – Goals scored
6 – Goals against

The Liga NOS defending champions are trying to become Champions of Portugal for the 38th time in their history and in the process are breaking records.

Benfica recently set 2 new records with the latest victory versus Sporting
– Most consecutive away wins in Primeira Liga history
– Most points accrued after the 17th matchday in Primeira Liga history

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The team under coach Bruno Lage also became the fastest coach in history to earn 100 points in the Primeira Liga.
He accomplished this record in 35 games.

SL Benfica became the first club in Portugal – and one of the first in the world – to launch a digital video platform featuring exclusive content produced daily for its fans with Benfica Play.

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