Are Boavista struggling for survival?
Boavista are struggling for form at the moment and could soon find themselves battling for survival. They played out a 1-1 draw against Portimonense in a highly tense affair last time out, marking their sixth draw in their last seven league games. The home side sit 12th in the league table with just 21 points from 22 games.
How many times have Benfica and Boavista played against each other?
Benfica and Boavista have played 31 games against each other so far. The Eagles hold the bragging rights with 16 wins, while Boavista have prevailed on five occasions. Ten matches have ended in draws. The last meeting between the two Portuguese sides ended in a 2-0 home win for Benfica.
What is the record between Boavista and the Eagles?
The Eagles hold the bragging rights with 16 wins, while Boavista have prevailed on five occasions. Ten matches have ended in draws. The last meeting between the two Portuguese sides ended in a 2-0 home win for Benfica.
What is Boavista known for?
Boavista spent 39 consecutive seasons in the Primeira Liga (50 in total) and, together with Belenenses, is the only team outside the Big Three to have won the Portuguese Championship, in the 2000–01 season. Boavista has a rivalry with fellow city club Porto; the matches between the clubs are sometimes called O Derby da Invicta .
How many trophies has Boavista won in total?
With 9 major domestic trophies won (1 Championship, 5 Portuguese Cups and 3 domestic Super Cups), Boavista is the most decorated Portuguese football club after the Big Three ( Benfica, Porto and Sporting CP ).
Why did Boavista get relegated?
In June 2008, Boavista was sentenced to relegation for its part in the Apito Dourado (Golden Whistle) matchfixing scandal, for three games in the 2003–04 season. A year later the club was relegated again: originally saved by promoted club F.C. Vizela being sanctioned for corruption, the team withdrew from the second division for financial reasons.
When did Boavista win the Taça de Portugal?
In their first year, Boavista achieved their best classification of fourth in the 1974-1975 championship, and won the Taça de Portugal for the first time after defeating Benfica 2–1 in the final.