17 December 2020, 00h01
|Benfica's starting XI||Dani Neuhaus, Matilde Fidalgo, Ana Seiça, Sílvia Rebelo (c), Carole Costa, Ana Vitória, Pauleta, Beatriz Cameirão, Catarina Amado (20' Francisca Nazareth), Cloé Lacasse and Nycole (69' Jolina Amani)|
|Substitutes||Carolina Vilão, Mariana Alberto, Maria Malta, Amélia Silva and Carlota Cristo|
Photos: UEFA and SL Benfica
English firepower decisive for the outcome of the 1st leg
There is no lack of incentives!
SL Benfica and Chelsea FC play the 1st leg of the Last 32 of the 2020/21 Women's Champions League at 3:00 pm on Wednesday. This morning's training session was marked by very special incentives. Luís Filipe Vieira and Jorge Jesus were present at Benfica Campus, an important moment... | Photos: João Paulo Trindade / SL Benfica
All with women's football!
The President of Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Luís Filipe Vieira, and the coach of the men's football team, Jorge Jesus, were present in the women's football training session before the match against Chelsea, in the last 32 of the Champions League, and showed their support to the team coached by Luís Andrade. The Club's chairman spoke about " unprecedented fact" and left a guarantee: "If you have the same determination, will and drive, surely you can make more surprises." The coach praised what Benfica has done to promote women's football: "They are taking important steps to value women's football. I wish you a lot of luck and have a good game." | PHOTOS: João Paulo Trindade / SL Benfica
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