At the opening of the Portuguese League, Benfica hosted Arouca at home.

    Benfica won the match played at Luz Stadium with a score of 4-0 and started the season with a different win.

    Benfica, who took the lead with Gilberto’s goal in the 8th minute of the match, doubled the lead with Rafa Silva in the 42nd minute. Quaresma was left out of the game with a red card in 45+2 in Arouca, while Fernandes scored at 45+6 and Benfica finished the first half 3-0 ahead.

    Although Arouca started the second half with 3 substitutions, Benfica did not allow their opponent to increase their effectiveness. When the minutes were 86, Rafa Silva put the last point and Benfica left the field with a 4-0 victory.

    After this result, Benfica started the season with 3 points.