Jorge Jesus

  • Benfica hold Juventus to reach Europa League final May 2, 2014

    Benfica kept alive their dream of a first European trophy in 52 years after a goalless draw with Juventus in Turin on Thursday helped the newly-crowned Portuguese champions win their Europa League semi-final 2-1 on aggregate. Jorge Jesus's side will return to Turin on May 14 to take on Sevilla in...
  • Heartbroken coach Jorge Jesus hints he could quit Benfica May 16, 2013

    Amsterdam: Benfica coach Jorge Jesus hinted he may leave the club following the heartbreak of their 2-1 injury-time defeat by Chelsea in the Europa League final on Wednesday. The 58-year-old, who has been in charge for four years, said the Lisbon team were the better side for most of the...
  • Shirokov scores late as Zenit beat Benfica 3-2 February 16, 2012

    St. Petersburg: Roman Shirokov scored his second goal of the game in the 89th minute as Zenit St. Petersburg beat Benfica 3-2 in the first leg of their round-of-16 match-up in the Champions League on Wednesday. Maxi Pereira put Benfica ahead in the 20th, tapping the ball in after second-choice goalkeeper...