12 December 2017, 17h00

Rui Vitória, the Benfica coach, has called up 20 players for the match against para Rio Ave, corresponding to the 8th Finals of the Portuguese Cup.

The kick-off is scheduled for Wednesday at 9:00 pm, at Rio Ave's Stadium.

Squad list

Goalkeepers: Svilar and Bruno Varela;

Defensas: Lisandro, Grimaldo, Luisão, Jardel and André Almeida;

Centrocampistas: Fejsa, Filipe Augusto, Samaris, Zivkovic, Salvio, Krovinovic, Pizzi, Cervi, Diogo Gonçalves and João Carvalho;

Delanteros: Raúl, Jonas and Seferovic.


Last update: Tuesday, December 12, 2017



Last training session before the trip to Leiria

Benfica, under Nélson Veríssimo, held on the morning of Monday, at Benfica Campus, the last training session before the departure to Leiria, where it will play the semi-final of the League Cup, against Boavista, scheduled for this Tuesday, January 25, at 7:45 pm. Henrique Araújo, the Benfica B forward, was called up to work with the first team. Absent were Otamendi and Darwin, called up for the national teams of Argentina and Uruguay, respectively, as well as the injured Lucas Veríssimo, Rodrigo Pinho and Seferovic.

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