Focus on Benfica

Stick or twist?

April 3, 2012
By Andy Brassell
As Bruno Cesar's precise strike curled into the far corner of Quim's net in the second minute of stoppage-time to secure a victory over title rivals Braga on Saturday night, it was met with an almost white noise from the stands of the Estadio da Luz. It was relief and renewal, the goal that promises to breathe new life into Benfica's season. If they don't believe now, ahead of a titanic task in the Champions League quarter-final second leg at Chelsea, they never will.

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