At a time when the first half of the Liga NOS has ended, the Official Website has elaborated the top 5 of players with greater direct influence on Benfica's goals in the competition.
In the list presented may surprise the presence of some names, but certainly, no one is astonished to see that the ranking is led by the Brazilian forward, Jonas.
Direct participation in goals means players who score or assist for goals. Here, the number 10 jersey is unbeatable in Liga NOS and consequently in Benfica. So far, he has participated in 25 (20 goals and five assists) of the 40 strikes of the Eagles in the Championship.
The Brazilian is followed by Salvio. The Argentinian is one of the most used players by Rui Vitória, with 1120 minutes just in the Portuguese League, and already had direct influence on nine goals, the result of six strikes and three passes for his teammates to score.
The top 5 is closed by Pizzi, Seferovic e André Almeida. The Portuguese midfielder took a while to score a goal – he scored his first against Tondela on December 17 – but already has three goals scored and five assists; Seferovic directly participated in five goals, the same as André Almeida.
TOP 5 WITH DIRECT INFLUENCE ON BENFICA'S GOALS IN LIGA NOS:
|Name||Goals||Assists||Direct influence on goals|
Text: Marco Rebelo
Pics: Archive / SL Benfica