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Benfica won 33rd Portuguese league Football title after four years

Apr 23, 2014 17:07 IST

Benfica on 21 April 2014 won the 33rd Portuguese Football league title after four years. Benfica won the tittle by defeating the Olhanense by 2-0. Benfica won its first domestic title in 2009-10.

Benfica secured the title by winning 11 straight games in the league. Benfica's 11th successive league win gave them an unassailable seven-point lead over second-placed Sporting with two games to play.

imageBenfica also reached the final of the Portuguese Cup, and the semifinals of the Europa League and Portuguese League Cup.

Benfica and Porto have monopolized the league title since Sporting Lisbon last won it in 2001-02.

About Benfica

Benfica is a Portuguese multi-sport club based in Lisbon, Portugal. The club is mostly known for its professional football team. The club was founded on 28 February 1904.

It is the most supported club in Portugal and has one of the largest fan-base in the world. Benfica is the world's twenty-sixth richest football club in terms of revenue.

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