Benfica on the verge of equaling a record against Cercle Brugge
Already on track to become Portuguese champion (he has an eight-point lead over Porto, second), Benfica hopes to reach the quarter-finals of the C1 for the second year in a row, which has not happened to them since the end of the 1960s, when he had one of the biggest teams on the continent and the main event was called the European Champion Clubs’ Cup.
Roger Schmidt’s team took a significant advantage in the first leg against Club Brugge (2-0). Asked about the possibility of winning the Champions League, the German coach smiled at a press conference on Monday: “Yes, of course we can win it, all the teams that are still qualified can do it. But not with the same probabilities, that’s obvious. The clubs with the biggest budgets have much bigger chances. »