Champions League Echoes of George Best as Manchester United and Benfica collide Benfica, famously, were the team United defeated at Wembley in 1968 to become the first English side to win the European Cup.

View Table of Contents Manchester United’s Champions League encounter with Benfica on Wednesday represents a resumption of hostilities with foes who have provided a yardstick for their European standing for over half a century.Rooney, Ronaldo rise again Manchester United’s Champions League encounter with Benfica on Wednesday represents a resumption of hostilities with foes who have … Continue reading Champions League Echoes of George Best as Manchester United and Benfica collide Benfica, famously, were the team United defeated at Wembley in 1968 to become the first English side to win the European Cup.