28 June 2022, 13h05
Pavilhão n.º 2 da Luz
The eagles, National Champions in 2021/22, are in action in the 2nd qualifying round of the competition and are still waiting for an opponent, which will come out of the opening round and the head-to-head between Strumica Strumica, from Macedonia, and Dynamo Apeldoorn, from the Netherland.
The matches of the 2nd qualifying round of the Champions League are scheduled for October 6 (1st leg) and October 13 (2nd leg).
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.