Highlights: Sporting 1 - 1 Benfica




Squad List: Sporting x Benfica

Rui Vitória has a virtually full-strength squad to pick from for this weekend's Lisbon derby. Raúl Jiménez has recovered from his thigh complaint, and Lisandro López is back in favour. Jardel is still sidelined with an ankle injury, while André Horta has been overlooked. Jonas is rated as doubtful with a left calf strain.

Saturday's showdown at the Estádio José Alvalade kicks off at 20:30 local time, and will be officiated by Artur Soares Dias.

Goalkeepers: Ederson and Júlio César

Defenders: Lisandro, Grimaldo, Luisão, Lindelöf, Eliseu, André Almeida and Nélson Semedo

Midfielders: Fejsa, Filipe Augusto, Samaris, Carrillo, Živković, Salvio, Pizzi, Cervi and Rafa Silva

Forwards: Raúl, Jonas and Mitroglou




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Highlights: Benfica 3 - 0 Marítimo




Vitória lends his support to Rafa and Samaris

Benfica welcome Marítimo to the Estádio da Luz on Friday night, and should expect no favours from a side that occupy sixth place in the Liga NOS. Besides Vitória de Setúbal, the Madeiran outfit are the only team to have defeated the Eagles in a league fixture this season, and their defensive record is bettered only by Porto and Benfica.




Squad List: Benfica x Marítimo

Rui Vitória has made just one change to the squad that scraped a 1-0 victory over Moreirense on Matchweek 28. Lisandro López is not injured, but has apparently been dropped. Jardel (ankle) and Raúl Jiménez (thigh) are both still unavailable.

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

Goalkeepers: Ederson and Júlio César

Defenders: Grimaldo, Luisão, Lindelöf, Eliseu, André Almeida and Nélson Semedo

Midfielders: Fejsa, Filipe Augusto, Samaris, André Horta, Carrillo, Živković, Salvio, Pizzi, Cervi and Rafa Silva

Forwards: Jonas and Mitroglou




Highlights: Moreirense 0 - 1 Benfica




Squad List: Moreirense x Benfica

Benfica have taken 21 players to northern Portugal for their league clash with Moreirense on Sunday. Ederson, Eliseu and Kostas Mitroglou all return after being rested against Estoril in midweek, with Paulo Lopes and Luka Jović making way.

Jardel (ankle) and Raúl Jiménez (thigh) remain in the treatment room. Jonas is struggling to shake off a knock he picked up against FC Porto, so it is unclear whether the Brazilian will start.

Sunday’s game at the Parque Joaquim de Almeida Freitas gets underway at 20:15 local time.

Goalkeepers: Ederson and Júlio César

Defenders: Lisandro, Grimaldo, Luisão, Lindelöf, Eliseu, André Almeida and Nélson Semedo

Midfielders: Fejsa, Filipe Augusto, Samaris, André Horta, Carrillo, Živković, Salvio, Pizzi, Cervi and Rafa Silva

Forwards: Jonas and Mitroglou




Highlights: Benfica 3 - 3 Estoril (5:4 agg.)




Squad List: Benfica x Estoril

Rui Vitória has called up 20 players for the second leg of Benfica's Portuguese Cup semi-final with Estoril. The Eagles have a 2-1 lead to protect, and if they prevail, they will face Vitória de Guimarães in next month's final.

Benfica's coach has taken the opportunity to rest Ederson, Eliseu and Kostas Mitroglou, who are not 100% fit. Raúl Jiménez (thigh) and Jardel (ankle) remain unavailable, while Paulo Lopes and André Horta rejoin the squad. Álex Grimaldo and Ljubomir Fejsa will be looking to make their long-awaited injury comebacks, although Fejsa is unlikely to start.

Wednesday's game at the Estádio da Luz kicks off at 20:15 local time. You can catch a live HD stream of the game at OZ.com. Click here for more details.

Goalkeepers: Júlio César and Paulo Lopes

Defenders: Lisandro, Grimaldo, Luisão, Lindelöf, André Almeida and Nélson Semedo

Midfielders: Fejsa, Filipe Augusto, Samaris, André Horta, Carrillo, Živković, Salvio, Pizzi, Cervi and Rafa Silva

Forwards: Jonas and Jović




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