Benfica 1-2 CelticBenfica 1-2 Celtic

Tuesday, 20 November 2012
UEFA Champions League
View all Fixtures

VideoCelts · Nov 20, 2012

Celtic’s nightmare Champions League scenario

Champions League Group G could be heading for a three way tie for second place. Celtic go into matchday 5 sitting in second place knowing that a win away to Benfica would take Neil Lennon’s side into the knock-out phase. A score draw coupled with a Ba...

VideoCelts · Nov 20, 2012
Who Ate all the Pies · Nov 20, 2012

Snapshot: Brave Celtic Fan Shows His True Colours In Lisbon, Either That Or He Got Lost

By Alan Duffy He may have watched his beloved Bhoys fail to build on that famous win against Barcelona, as Celtic went down 2-1 away at Benfica, but for one brave and proud Celtic fan, he wasn’t going to be put off by a few thousand locals. Well, either...

Who Ate all the Pies · Nov 20, 2012
VideoCelts · Nov 22, 2012

Lennon gives Scott Brown injury update

Neil Lennon has revealed that no decision has yet been made over whether Scott Brown will undergo surgery for his degenerative hip injury. The Celtic skipper was substituted after 64 minutes of the 2-1 defeat from Benfica with Lennon admitting after the...

VideoCelts · Nov 22, 2012
ETims · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica v Celtic CL Match Preview

Lisbon. Oh Lisbon. If ever there was a city linked to Celtic, it you...

ETims · Nov 20, 2012
VideoCelts · Nov 25, 2012

Brown: operation will be my decision

Scott Brown has spoken out to explain his injury situation. The Celtic captain has been in and out of Neil Lennon’s side all season as he prepares for surgery on his degenerative hip injury. After being substituted during the 2-1 defeat from Benfica L...

VideoCelts · Nov 25, 2012
TalkCeltic · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica VS Celtic Preview

Benfica Vs Celtic Official TC Preview Lennon looking to secure last 16 qualification Benfica VS Celtic Uefa Champions League Estadio Da Luz Tuesday 20th November, 2012 19.45 (GMT) Well its coming down to the crunch now, qualification for European fo...

TalkCeltic · Nov 20, 2012
VideoCelts · Nov 20, 2012

Brown, Ledley and Hooper start v Benfica

Scott Brown, Gary Hooper and Joe Ledley are all in the Celtic team to face Benfica tonight. The triple boost means that Neil Lennon is close to his strongest side for the crunch Champions League tie with only Emilio Izaguirre and James Forrest likely con...

VideoCelts · Nov 20, 2012
VAVEL.com · Nov 20, 2012

La insistencia tiene premio en Lisboa

El Benfica vence con justicia al Celtic por 2-1. Ola John y Garay marcaron por los portugueses, Samaras había empatado en el 30’ para los escoceses...

VAVEL.com · Nov 20, 2012
Hail Hail Media · Nov 23, 2012

Paradise Report #19 – Aberdeen and Benfica

Celtic travelled north east to face Aberdeen in the SPL before flying out to the city of their greatest triumph – Lisbon – to take on Benfica in the Champions League...

Hail Hail Media · Nov 23, 2012
Goal.com · Nov 20, 2012

Ambrose: Celtic will aim for a win against Benfica

The Nigeria international has charged his club mates to record maximum points in Portugal as they close in on a place in the next round of the Champions League...

Goal.com · Nov 20, 2012
Daily Express · Nov 21, 2012

Benfica 2 – Celtic 1: Celtic look to Barcelona as Ezequiel Garay pounces

CELTIC’S European campaign has been all about beating Barcelona and now they must rely on the Spanish giants to help save their Champions League dream...

Daily Express · Nov 21, 2012
ETims · Nov 20, 2012

Let Down By The Board?

Its a massive night for Celtic. Avoid defeat in Benfica ( and a result for Barca) and we will have qualified for the knockout stages...

ETims · Nov 20, 2012
VideoCelts · Nov 22, 2012

Xavi makes Benfica pledge

Barcelona midfielder Xavi has vowed not to go easy on Benfica. The midfielder was in top form against Spartak Moscow on Tuesday as the Catalans powered through to the last 16 of the Champions League with a match to spare. With top spot assured from Grou...

VideoCelts · Nov 22, 2012
Hail Hail Media · Nov 20, 2012

HomeBhoys #70 – Tuesday’s in Lisboa

This week on HomeBhoys we are without Harper while Jason calls in briefly from Lisbon with a large pint of Super Bock. The Parrot stands in as an able bodied panelist while Joe and Paul take their regular places. We try to talk about Aberdeen, Benfica an...

Hail Hail Media · Nov 20, 2012
ARCSC · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica 2 Celtic 1

This was a painful game, but sober reflection half an hour after the final whistle perhaps makes one think that life is not necessarily too bad after all...

ARCSC · Nov 20, 2012
VideoCelts · Nov 21, 2012

Lennon expects stronger bhoys to face Spartak

Neil Lennon is hoping to have a stronger squad available for the Champions League clash with Spartak Moscow. Last night’s defeat away to Benfica came at a price with Scott Brown likely to be out for a few months, Victor Wanyama suspended for the Sparta...

VideoCelts · Nov 21, 2012
ETims · Nov 21, 2012

CL Match report: Benfica v Celtic

Benfica 2: 1 Celtic A goal in either half last night was enough for Benfica to leapfrog Celtic in the CL group stages last night...

ETims · Nov 21, 2012
STV Sport · Nov 21, 2012

How the Portuguese media are reporting Celtic’s defeat away to Benfica

Jorge Jesus welcomes Celtic’s lack of luck but all eyes now turn to Barcelona showdown...

STV Sport · Nov 21, 2012
BBC · Nov 21, 2012

Celtic: Jorge Jesus has faith in Benfica for Nou Camp challenge

Benfica coach Jorge Jesus thinks his side can win in the Nou Camp to pip Celtic for Champions League progress...

BBC · Nov 21, 2012
Not Celtic Class · Nov 22, 2012

Benfica 2-1 Celtic: no todos los días son domingo

No todos los días salen las cosas bien. El Celtic volvió a emplear una táctica conservadora para frenar el ímpetu de un Benfica que se jugaba la vida en el partido y en esta ocasión Garay, a falta de 20 minutos, destrozó el sueño de acceder a los o...

Not Celtic Class · Nov 22, 2012
Joanne Lennie · Nov 20, 2012

Lion Hearted

Celtic are tantalisingly close to the last 16 of Champions League football.

Joanne Lennie · Nov 20, 2012
The Guardian · Nov 20, 2012

Champions League: matchday five – in pictures

All the best images from Tuesday night’s action including Galatasaray welcoming Manchester United, Chelsea’s trip to Turin to face Juventus and Celtic’s visit to BenficaSteven Bloor...

The Guardian · Nov 20, 2012
Celtic Quick News · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica v Celtic, Live updates

Continue reading “Benfica v Celtic, Live updates” on Celtic Quick News.

Celtic Quick News · Nov 20, 2012
The Guardian · Nov 24, 2012

Celtic 0-1 Inverness Caledonian Thistle

Billy McKay’s second-half goal gave Inverness a shock win over lacklustre Celtic in their Premier League clash with Inverness at Parkhead.Following their 2-1 Champions League defeat by Benfica in Lisbon in midweek Celtic manager Neil Lennon had claimed f...

The Guardian · Nov 24, 2012
The Guardian · Nov 19, 2012

Neil Lennon invokes history for Celtic’s tie against Benfica in Lisbon

• Manager to inspire team with spirit of the 1967 Lisbon Lions• Celtic to train at scene of their European Cup final victoryNeil Lennon will invoke the spirit of the Lisbon Lions as he attempts to guide Celtic through to the knockout stages of the Cha...

The Guardian · Nov 19, 2012
Sporting Preview · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica v Celtic: Team News

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has a doubt over one of his big players for tonight’s Champions League Group G clash with Benfica at the Stadium Of Light...

Sporting Preview · Nov 20, 2012
The Guardian · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica 2-1 Celtic

Celtic’s attempt to win through to the knockout stages of the Champions League will go to their last group fixture following the defeat by Benfica.Ola John gave the Lisbon side the lead before Georgios Samaras headed home from a Charlie Mulgrew corner...

The Guardian · Nov 20, 2012
The Telegraph · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica v Celtic: live

Follow minute-by-minute commentary as Celtic need a score draw or better in Portugal to qualify for the Champions League knock-out stages...

The Telegraph · Nov 20, 2012
TicTacTic · Nov 21, 2012

Benfica 2-1 Celtic: Glimpse of required scoring draw dashed by superior Benfica

Celtic’s chance of Champions League progression has been taken out of their hands after Benfica’s worthy win in Lisbon...

TicTacTic · Nov 21, 2012
Celtic Quick News · Nov 20, 2012

God help Benfica if Celtic are inspired by Estadio Nacional

Years before Celtic Quick News I was at an event with ten of the Lisbon Lions in attendance, before playing football later that evening.

Celtic Quick News · Nov 20, 2012
Hail Hail Media · Nov 23, 2012

Paradise Report #19

Celtic travelled north east to face Aberdeen in the SPL before flying out to the city of their greatest triumph – Lisbon – to take on Benfica in the Champions League...

Hail Hail Media · Nov 23, 2012
TalkCeltic · Nov 21, 2012

Benfica VS Celtic Report

Celts Humbled in Lisbon Official TC Report Benfica 2 – 1 Celtic Uefa Champions League Estadia da Luz, Lisbon Tuesday 20th November, 2012 Scott Brown faces a major decision on his footballing future Before Celtic went into the game against Benfica,...

TalkCeltic · Nov 21, 2012
Irish Times · Nov 20, 2012

Celtic step into the lions’ den

Group G: Benfica v Celtic:Celtic’s 2-1 win over Barcelona earlier this month was described as the second greatest occasion for the club and by a quirk of the fixture list they go back to the city where the greatest took place tonight – Lisbon...

Irish Times · Nov 20, 2012
Sky Sports · Nov 19, 2012

Benfica boss rallies the fans

Benfica coach Jorge Jesus has warned Celtic to expect a display of Portuguese passion during Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League clash at the Stadium of Light...

Sky Sports · Nov 19, 2012
Sporting Preview · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica v Celtic: Omens With The Bhoys

Celtic travel to Benfica with the knowledge that victory will see them qualify...

Sporting Preview · Nov 20, 2012
The Telegraph · Nov 21, 2012

Benfica v Celtic Scott Brown blow but Neil Lennon’s dream of place in last 16 still alive

Lennon reveals that Celtic captain could be out for 10 weeks following their defeat by Benfica at the Stadium of Light...

The Telegraph · Nov 21, 2012
Sports Mole · Nov 20, 2012

Live Commentary: Benfica vs. Celtic

Sports Mole brings you live text commentary of Celtic’s clash with Benfica in the Champions League...

Sports Mole · Nov 20, 2012
UEFA · Nov 20, 2012

Salvio says Benfica belong with the best

Eduardo Salvio said SL Benfica have a “final ahead” after victory against Celtic FC set up a thrilling matchday six trip to FC Barcelona with qualification in the balance...

UEFA · Nov 20, 2012
Sporting Preview · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica v Celtic: Interesting OPTA Stats

If Celtic beat Benfica or manage a score draw, the Scottish champions will progress to the Last 16...

Sporting Preview · Nov 20, 2012
CelticMad · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica edge Celtic to deny Scots

Celtic missed out on a chance to progress to the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday with a game to spare after suffering a 2-1 defeat at Benfica...

CelticMad · Nov 20, 2012
UEFA · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica grateful for Garay winner

SL Benfica 2-1 Celtic FCEzequiel Garay’s 71st-minute volley kept the home side in Group G contention after Giorgos Samaras had cancelled out Ola John’s early opener...

UEFA · Nov 20, 2012
The Star · Nov 21, 2012

Benfica’s hopes revived with 2-1 win over Celtic

LISBON (Reuters) – Benfica’s Ola John and Ezequiel Garay secured a 2-1 win over Celtic on Tuesday that threw the race for the second qualifying spot in Champions League Group G wide open with one round of matches remaining...

The Star · Nov 21, 2012
Sky Sports · Nov 20, 2012

Benfica keep Celtic waiting

Celtic missed the opportunity to book their place in the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League after suffering a 2-1 defeat to Benfica...

Sky Sports · Nov 20, 2012
STV Sport · Nov 20, 2012

Live: Benfica v Celtic, Champions League updates as it happens

Follow minute-by-minute coverage as Neil Lennon’s side play for a place in the last 16...

STV Sport · Nov 20, 2012
Hail Hail Media · Nov 23, 2012

LostBhoys Podcast 148 – Sex Team

Podcast 148 Sex Team The regular crew of the Three Amigos are back in business this week with a look back to the Benfica game and a look forward to, well, all the other stuff...

Hail Hail Media · Nov 23, 2012
Load More That's all Folks!
View the latest Celtic news

View fixtures League table

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 2 2 0 0 12 2 10 6
2 “Rangers” 2 2 0 0 8 2 6 6
3 Livingston 3 1 2 0 6 3 3 5
4 Ross County 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4
5 Aberdeen 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
6 Motherwell 3 1 1 1 5 6 -1 4
7 Hibernian 3 1 1 1 4 8 -4 4
8 St Mirren 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 3
9 Hamilton Academical 3 1 0 2 3 6 -3 3
10 St Johnstone 3 0 2 1 4 11 -7 2
11 Hearts 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1
12 Kilmarnock 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3 1

Last match

Celtic 2-0 AIK Celtic FC Celtic 2-0 AIK at Celtic Park in Glasgow in the UEFA Europa League. 2019-08-22T19:45:00+00:00 2019-08-22T21:30:00+00:00
Celtic2-0AIK Stockholm
Celtic
 
AIK

UEFA Europa League
19:45 22 August 2019

Next match

Celtic v Hearts Celtic FC Celtic v Hearts at Celtic Park in Glasgow in the Scottish Premiership. 2019-08-25T15:00:00+00:00 2019-08-25T16:45:00+00:00
CelticvHeart of Midlothian
Celtic
 
Hearts

Scottish Premiership
15:00 25 August 2019