Oh Benfica’s win away to Juventus, in the Champions League group stage, took the Eagles’ twelfth win since the begin of the season, and revealed a hitherto unknown side to Roger Schmidt’s side. .
In the duels towards Paços de Ferreira, Vizela and the closing towards Juventus, the Lisbon staff was tough 3 times, however at all times managed to return so as to add three factors in the finish. And all this occurred in the final 5 video games performed.
If at the starting of this profitable journey, the Reds misplaced a few targets, the fact is that in the final 5 video games Benfica have misplaced 4 targets and so they have confronted issues the place they misplaced towards the opponent, some of them at the starting of the sport. in the fourth leg in Turin.
Milik’s first objective on the discipline of Juventus appears to manage the eagles at the finish of this unstoppable victory, however the fact is that, with a few modifications, Roger Schmidt saved the staff and the gamers did properly and to come back again towards Vecchia. Signora and a nice victory on Italian soil, the likes of which haven’t been seen for a very long time.
⌚️Final whistle: JUV 1-2 SLB
It’s the third comeback for 🦅Benfica in 2022/23, all in the final 5 video games performed:
[C] Paços Ferreira, 🇵🇹Liga
[C] FC Vizela, 🇵🇹Liga
[F] 🇮🇹Juventus, ⭐️Champions League pic.twitter.com/ZfrTEO7ykF
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Two wins in a row has not been seen for a very long time
The victory in Turin not solely marked one other step in the direction of the historical past of Sven-Goran Eriksson, which we’ll talk about, but in addition the fact about the latest historical past of the Eagles in the Champions League group, a drama that has not at all times been there. Good for the individuals of Lisbon.
This was the second time that Benfica had received the first two teams of the Champions League. The final time it happened in 2015/16, at the moment below the steerage of Rui Vitória, a specialist from Ribatejo who is related to different information of eagles in the millionaire competitors.
Since the 2016/17 season, the Eagles haven’t received two consecutive Champions League video games. At that point, the staff led by Rui Vitória, which had names like Pizzi, Salvio or Ederson, defeated Dinamo Kyiv twice, one thing that Roger Schmidt repeated this season with the victory in the first spherical towards Maccabi Haifa and now Juventus.
Eriksson’s file is three wins
There are solely three victories left for Roger Schmidt to put in writing one other golden web page in his time at Benfica’s helm. In his first season in Portugal, the German is getting nearer than Sven-Goran Eriksson in the listing of coaches with the most consecutive wins in the profession of the da Luz membership.
It was the 1982/83 season when the Swedish coach, now 74 years previous, led the Eagles to fifteen straight victories, between August and November 1982, a streak that was interrupted by a draw at residence to the Swiss of Zurich, in the UEFA Cup closing.
Now, Roger Schmidt solely must win in the reception in Marítimo, in the journey to Vitória SC and in the assembly towards Paris Saint-Germain, on October 5, to match Eriksson’s file. A brand new victory at the reception of Rio Ave, after three days, will separate the German coach at the high of the champions with the most victories in a row for the individuals of Lisbon.
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