12 February 2019, 22h58

Benfica's delegation, led by the Chairman Luís Filipe Vieira, left Lisbon after 3:00 pm on Tuesday, on a charter flight, to Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey, where they arrived early in the evening.

The next mission on Benfica's calendar is the 1st leg of the Round of 32 of the Europa League, away at Galatasaray. For this match, the coach Bruno Lage called up 20 players.

The match will be played at the Ali Sami Yen Sport Kompleksi Stadium, at 5:55 on Thursday.


February 13,Wednesday


  • 6:00 pm* |  Training session at the Ali Sami Yen Sport Kompleksi Stadium, with the first 15 minutes open to the Press.
  • 6:30 pm* | Press Conference of the coach Bruno Lage and one player.

February 14, Thursday

  • 8:55 pm* | Galatasaray – SL Benfica match

February 15, Friday

  • 1:30 pm* | Departure from Istanbul, on a charter flight to Lisbon.

*Local time, minus three hours in mainland Portugal

Last update: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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