It was with a triumph over Borussia Dortmund on penalties (3-4), after a 2-all draw in the 90 minutes that SL Benfica made its debut in the 2018 edition of the International Champions Cup.
With no time to lose, the delegation traveled to New Jersey immediately after the match, where it is now accommodated and prepares the second match of the competition, in which the opponent will be the Italian side of Juventus.
In this Thursday morning the team trained at the Sports Complex of the Rutgers, home of the City’s college team. The played with the most minutes played carried out work at the gym, while on the pitch there were athletes under Rui Vitória.
Now, Benfica prepares the clash with the Vecchia Signora, a match in which it is expected a strong support from the Portuguese emigrant community in the region.
The match against Juventus takes places Saturday, at 6:05 pm in Mainland Portugal, at the Red Bull Arena.
Pics: João Paulo Trindade / SL Benfica