27 April 2019, 17h31
The kick-off will take place at 5:30 pm on Sunday at the Estádio Municipal de Braga.
Goalkeepers: Mile Svilar and Odysseas;
Defenders: André Almeida, Ferro, Rúben Dias, Jardel and Grimaldo;
Midfielders: Pizzi, Franco Cervi, Gedson Fernandes, Florentino, Taarabt, Salvio, Samaris and Rafa;
Forwards: Seferovic, João Félix, Jonas and Jota.
Pics: SL Benfica
The 26-year-old left-back Mihailo Ristic has joined Sport Lisboa e Benfica. In the presence of President Rui Costa, the Serbian international footballer signed on Thursday, May 26, a contract valid for the next four seasons (until 2026).
Roger Schmidt: the future has already begun
"It's top, top, top!" These are Roger Schmidt's words, captured by BTV's report, and summarize the coach's first impressions about the quality of the resources and facilities available at Benfica Campus, where the team for 2022/23 will start to take shape as of June 27. "We will have to work very hard in pre-season to prepare ourselves for a long season", specified the Benfica coach, who confessed to be "very interested in the young players, in their development". "It's always great when clubs have players from the academy in the first team, it always gives them some new energy, some identification with the team", revealed Roger Schmidt.
The details of the Benfica Campus recognition made by the coach Roger Schmidt are in this video. Area by area, the new leader of the reds professional squad registered impressions and started to build knowledge from the spot where the 2022/22 Benfica will rise...
Passion and connections as bridges to success!
He arrived in Lisbon, penned his contract, was at Estádio da Luz and got to know the Benfica Campus. Roger Schmidt, to BTV, showed himself "excited" to start working and "eager to be part" of Benfica's history, a club with "great tradition" and where, definitely, "there is something special". As for the method, there it is: "Football is not only what happens on the pitch, it is also what happens in people's heads and how connected and passionate they are". And this is the only way to "show the best football and fight for trophies".