Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 22h51

The Cathedral dressed up for the return of the Champion


After the start of the pre-season work on July 1 and the fans first contact with the team in training on July 6, Benfica presented itself to the Members in a match against Anderlecht.

July 10, 2019, will always be special. In front of more than 50 thousand fans, Benfica presented itself to the Members against Anderlecht, with the result of 1-2 for the Belgians, with goals from Chiquinho for the home team and from Vlap and Thelin for the squad from Brussels; Jonas said goodbye to the Reds and their supporters after five years at the Club, and end his career as a professional player.


Benfica's preparation will continue flat out, with the team coached by Bruno Lage facing Académica on July 13 before heading to the United States of America, where they will participate in the International Champions Cup.

Text: Marco Rebelo

Pics: Isabel Cutileiro, João Paulo Trindade, Francisca Caria and Cátia Luís / SL Benfica

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