Monday, October 22, 2018, 20h02

Adaptation to the pitch and to the low temperatures


In contrast to Lisbon, Amsterdam has been experiencing temperatures of around 10 degrees Celsius. The Benfica players have got acquainted with the pitch of the Johan Cruijff Arena and the cold weather of the Dutch city.

The Benfica squad carried out the adaptation training session at Johan Cruijff Arena, where they will face Ajax at 8 pm on Tuesday.


After the preview press conference, where André Almeida and Rui Vitória answered to the questions posed by the journalists, the players entered the pitch for the training session open to the Press in the first 15 minutes. From the 22 players named, only Fejsa, with complaints in his left foot, remained in the gym.

Treino Benfica Johan Cruijff Arena

André Almeida and Rui Vitória appeared to be optimistic in the match preview and highlighted that the Reds will play to clinch another three points in Group E from this Champions League edition. For that, Benfica will count with the presence of at«round 3000 supporters in the stadium's stands.

Text: Marco Rebelo

Pics: João Paulo Trindade / SL Benfica

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