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Jesus: Benfica on brink of history

May 3, 2013
By ESPN staff
Benfica coach Jorge Jesus believes his side deserve to make history by claiming a first European trophy in over 50 years after they progressed to the Europa League final with a 3-1 semi-final second leg win over Fenerbahce.

The Portuguese side last tasted continental glory in the 1962 European Cup final, but stand on the brink of success as they prepare to face Chelsea - who defeated FC Basel in the other semi-final on Thursday - in Amsterdam.

Jesus insists that, despite losing ...

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