Highlights: Rio Ave 3 - 2 Benfica




Squad List: Rio Ave x Benfica

Rui Vitória has selected a largely unchanged squad for Wednesday's Portuguese Cup clash in Vila do Conde. Andrija Živković returns after serving a one-match domestic suspension, and there is also a recall for Filipe Augusto. Keaton Parks and Rafa Silva drop out.

Rúben Dias is still recovering from appendix surgery. Eliseu remains out of favour, along with Brazilian pair Douglas and Gabriel Barbosa.

Wednesday night's match at the Estádio dos Arcos kicks off at 21:00 local time.

Goalkeepers: Svilar and Bruno Varela

Defenders: Lisandro, Grimaldo, Luisão, Jardel and André Almeida

Midfielders: Fejsa, Filipe Augusto, Samaris, Živković, Salvio, Krovinović, Pizzi, Cervi, Diogo Gonçalves and João Carvalho

Forwards: Raúl, Jonas and Seferović




Highlights: Benfica 3 - 1 Estoril




Squad List: Benfica x Estoril

Rúben Dias (appendix) and Andrija Živković (suspension) are the only players unavailable to Rui Vitória for Matchweek 14 of the Liga NOS. Filip Krovinović was not registered for the Champions League, but returns for domestic action.

Álex Grimaldo, Keaton Parks and Franco Cervi replace Douglas, Eliseu and Gabriel Barbosa. Filipe Augusto is fit but has not been selected.

Saturday's match at the Estádio da Luz begins at 18:15 local time.

Goalkeepers: Svilar and Bruno Varela

Defenders: Lisandro, Grimaldo, Luisão, Jardel and André Almeida

Midfielders: Fejsa, Samaris, Salvio, Krovinović, Pizzi, Cervi, Rafa Silva, Keaton Parks, João Carvalho and Diogo Gonçalves

Forwards: Raúl, Jonas and Seferović




Match Report: Benfica 0 - 2 Basel

Diogo Gonçalves

Benfica set an unwanted record in the UEFA Champions League by becoming the first Portuguese side to finish the group stage without a point after a 2-0 defeat to FC Basel at the Estádio da Luz on Tuesday night.

The Águias, who had already been eliminated from the competition following a 2-0 away defeat to CSKA Moscow, found themselves behind early on when Mohamed Elyounoussi headed home in the fifth minute. Dimitri Oberlin's second half diving header made it two to seal the Swiss Champions' progression to the last 16 of the Champions League.




Squad List: Benfica x Basel

Rui Vitória has shuffled his pack for the visit of FC Basel, with Benfica already eliminated from the Champions League and unable to qualify for the Europa League.

Álex Grimaldo and Franco Cervi have been rested. Filipe Augusto has returned to training following his right foot injury, but is not included. Douglas returns and Gabriel Barbosa has earned a rare call-up.

Filip Krovinović is ineligible for European competition. João Carvalho comes in, while Keaton Parks drops out. Rúben Dias is still recovering after his appendix removal.

Tuesday night's match at the Estádio da Luz commences at 19:45 local time.

Goalkeepers: Svilar and Bruno Varela

Defenders: Lisandro, Luisão, Douglas, Eliseu, Jardel and André Almeida

Midfielders: Fejsa, Samaris, Živković, Salvio, Pizzi, Rafa Silva, Diogo Gonçalves and João Carvalho

Forwards: Raúl, Jonas, Gabriel Barbosa and Seferović




Highlights: Porto 0 - 0 Benfica




Squad List: Porto x Benfica

Rui Vitória has made just three changes to his Benfica squad for the trip to FC Porto this weekend. Douglas has been dropped, while Lisandro López and Rafa Silva return. Rúben Dias (appendix) and Filipe Augusto (right foot) remain unavailable for selection.

Júlio César is no longer a Benfica player after he and the club reached a mutual agreement to terminate his contract. Gabriel Barbosa remains out of favour and is expected to depart the club in January.

Friday night's game at the Estádio do Dragão kicks off at 20:30 local time.

Goalkeepers: Svilar and Bruno Varela

Defenders: Lisandro, Grimaldo, Luisão, Eliseu, Jardel and André Almeida

Midfielders: Fejsa, Samaris, Živković, Salvio, Krovinović, Pizzi, Cervi, Rafa Silva, Keaton Parks and Diogo Gonçalves

Forwards: Raúl, Jonas and Seferović




Highlights: Benfica 6 - 0 Vitória de Setúbal




Squad List: Benfica x Vitória de Setúbal

Mile Svilar has recovered from a bout of flu and replaces Fábio Duarte. Rúben Dias is still recovering after having his appendix removed, while Lisandro López has been dropped.

Filipe Augusto is sidelined with a right foot injury. Filip Krovinović and Keaton Parks return in place of Rafa Silva and João Carvalho.

Sunday's game at the Estádio da Luz commences at 20:15 local time.

Goalkeepers: Svilar and Bruno Varela

Defenders: Grimaldo, Luisão, Douglas, Eliseu, Jardel and André Almeida

Midfielders: Fejsa, Samaris, Živković, Salvio, Krovinović, Pizzi, Cervi, Keaton Parks and Diogo Gonçalves

Forwards: Raúl, Jonas and Seferović




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