19 June 2021, 22h19
With this result, Benfica win the tie by 2-0 and secures the presence in the National Championship. And there will be a derby! The eagles, seven-time national champions, will face Sporting, who eliminated Sanjoanense, also by 2-0, in the other semi-final.
|Benfica Starting lineup|
|Maria Vieira, Beatriz Figueiredo, Flor Felamini, Marlene Sousa and Maria Sofia Silva|
|Rita Albuquerque, Maca Ramos, Inês Severino, Agustina Fernández and Catarina Pedro|
|Goals from Benfica|
|Inês Severino (14'), Marlene Sousa (15'), Maca Ramos (31') and Maria Sofia Silva (34')|
Confidence and motivation on the day before the Champions League play-off
The first 15 minutes of Benfica training session were open to press at Miejski im Wladyslawa Króla Stadium, and the striker Gonçalo Ramos was the only player out (gym work). Confidence and motivation are the keywords among the squad.
Roger Schmidt: "We must focus and believe in ourselves"
The Benfica coach recognizes the quality of Dynamo Kyiv, but outlines what the eagles must do to towards the Champions League Group Stage.
João Mário: "Ready and confident to give 110%"
Departure for Lodz
The professional football team of SL Benfica traveled, this Tuesday morning, August 16, to Lodz, in Poland, to face Dynamo Kyiv next Wednesday at 8 pm, in the 1st leg of the Champions League Play-off. Still this Tuesday there is a press conference with the coach Roger Schmidt and a player (5:15 pm), followed by a training session, also at Miejski im Wladyslawa Króla Stadium (6 pm), with the first 15 open to Press.