Rui Vitória revealed his 20-men squad list to face FC Astana in tomorrow's Champions League proper opener.
The team hailing from Kazakhastan will be Benfica's first opponents at the Estádio da Luz, with the match due to begin at the usual 19:45 BST time.
The manager had the luxury to have all players available to choose from except for Salvio who continues his recovery process.
Carcela, Cristante and Taarabt are some of the big names that have missed out.
Goalkeepers: Júlio César, and Ederson
Defenders: Lisandro López, Luisão, Eliseu, Sílvio, Jardel, André Almeida, and Nélson Semedo
Midfielders: Fejsa, Samaris, Gaitán, Gonçalo Guedes, Pizzi, Talisca, Victor Andrade, and Nuno Santos
Forwards: Mitroglou, Raúl Jiménez, and Jonas