Posted on November 18, 2017 by david_pritchett
32 nations from five confederations will participate in next summer's World Cup. This week, the final spots were decided as World Cup qualification drew to a close around the globe. Three Benfica players appeared in all-or-nothing play-off encounters, while a number of others were involved in friendlies and youth internationals. Read on to find out how they performed.
Posted on November 9, 2017 by Lane Dias
With Benfica eager to extend their seven-game unbeaten run in domestic competition, their momentum has been halted by the return of another international break. An array of Águias have been called up to represent their respective national teams, and will be hoping to return home injury-free ahead of Benfica's Taça de Portugal clash with Vitória de Setúbal on November 18th.
Posted on October 14, 2017 by david_pritchett
The race to qualify for Russia 2018 reached a climax this week as the majority of nations played their final group games. As usual, there was a host of Benfica stars in action around the globe. We take a look at how each of them fared.
Posted on October 6, 2017 by Lane Dias
Benfica’s miserable start to their title defence takes a backseat this week as attention turns to the latest international break. Nations from Europe, North and South America will all play their final group games as they attempt to qualify for next summer's World Cup. Read on to find out who still has a chance of making it to Russia 2018.
Posted on September 8, 2017 by david_pritchett
Despite a number of injury-enforced withdrawals, there were plenty of Benfica stars in international action this week, and no fewer than six got themselves on the scoresheet. Read on to find out how each player fared while representing their country.
Posted on August 31, 2017 by Lane Dias
Domestic football pauses for another international break this week, and as usual, a raft of Benfica stars have been called up to represent their respective national teams. However, three senior players have already been ruled out due to injury. Read on to find out who will be travelling and who will be staying in Lisbon.
Posted on March 30, 2017 by david_pritchett
The international break brought no fewer than eight goals for Benfica’s international contingent, but it was not all good news; three players returned to Seixal nursing injuries. Read on to discover who found the net, and who joined the Eagles’ walking wounded.
Posted on March 22, 2017 by david_pritchett
Ten first-team regulars have joined up with their respective national teams ahead of another round of World Cup qualifiers. Benfica fans will be hoping that all ten avoid injury ahead of the crucial Clássico on April 1st. Read on for a rundown of who is playing when.
Posted on November 18, 2016 by david_pritchett
There were mixed fortunes for Benfica's international contingent this week. André Carrillo pulled on a Peru shirt for the first time in over a year, while André Horta suffered another injury setback with Portugal under-21s. Read on to find out more.
Posted on November 12, 2016 by david_pritchett
A host of Benfica players have joined up with their national teams for this week's international break. Read on to find out who is playing when.