27 September 2018, 23h19
João Capela, the referee of AF Lisboa, was appointed by the Refereeing Committee of the Portuguese Football Federation to whistle the Chaves-Benfica, from matchweek 6 of the 2018/19 Liga NOS, at 8:15 pm this Thursday at the Estádio Municipal Eng.º Manuel Branco Teixeira..
"It is not the dimension of the club, of the player and of the budgets that always win the games. This is all relative because we can also have our problems but regardless of the players, we will be ready"
Goalkeepers: Svilar, B. Varela and Odysseas;
Defenders: Conti, Grimaldo, Rúben Dias, Corchia, Jardel and André Almeida;
Midfielders: Fejsa, Gabriel, Cervi, Alfa Semedo, Zivkovic, Pizzi, Samaris, Rafa and Gedson;
Forwards: Jonas, Seferovic and Castillo.
Benfica visits Chaves for the 16th time for the National Championship. In the 15 previous encounters, the eagles racked up 11 victories, 1 draw and lost in the occasions. With regard to goals, the reds scored 21 and conceded only seven.