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Buoyant Benfica set for Juventus showdown

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Having shaken off the hangover from their title celebrations on Sunday, Portuguese champions Benfica host Juventus in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday. 

Fresh from their league victory Benfica (pictured) now take on Juventus in the Europa League semi-final

The Eagles have been driven this season by the bitter memory of 12 months ago, when they found themselves on the verge of winning a treble of Portuguese league and Cup and Europa League, only to miss out on all three trophies in an agonising two weeks.

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