On Wednesday, Benfica will face Dynamo Kyiv on Matchday 3 of the Champions League group stage. Rui Vitória today announced the 21-man squad that will be heading to Kyiv for the game. Several players have returned from injury, namely Júlio César, Raúl, Jardel, Samaris and Grimaldo.
Still out injured are André Almeida (left knee sprain), Jonas (hematoma in the right foot), André Horta and Rafa (both have a strained muscle in the right thigh).
The game will be played at 19:45 Portuguese time at the NSK Olimpiyskiy stadium.
Goalkeepers: Ederson, Júlio César and Paulo Lopes
Defenders: Lisandro, Grimaldo, Luisão, Lindelöf, Eliseu, Jardel and Nélson Semedo
Midfielders: Fejsa, Samaris, Carrillo, Salvio, Pizzi, Cervi and Celis
Forwards: Raúl, Mitroglou, Gonçalo Guedes and José Gomes