Highlights: Marítimo 1 - 1 Benfica




Squad List: Marítimo x Benfica

Rui Vitória has made two changes to his Benfica squad ahead of the Eagles' trip to Madeira this weekend. Brazilian right-back Douglas - on loan from Barcelona - is included for the first time, replacing Eliseu.

Andreas Samaris is unavailable due to suspension, despite earlier reports that he could continue to play until his appeal had been heard. The Greek midfielder is replaced by Filip Krovinović.

Sunday night's match at the Estádio do Marítimo kicks off at 21:30 local time.

Goalkeepers: Svilar, Júlio César and Bruno Varela

Defenders: Grimaldo, Luisão, Douglas, Jardel, André Almeida and Rúben Dias

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

Forwards: Raúl, Jonas, Gabriel Barbosa and Seferović




Match Report: Benfica 2 - 0 Paços de Ferreira

Jonas

Benfica got back to winning ways by defeating Paços de Ferreira 2-0 at the Estádio da Luz on Saturday night, to move up to third place in the Liga NOS. Franco Cervi put the Águias ahead in the first-half before Jonas' second-half strike sealed all three points for Rui Vitória's men, bringing to an end a barren spell of three consecutive matches without a victory.




Highlights: Benfica 2 - 0 Paços de Ferreira




Squad List: Benfica x Paços de Ferreira

Diogo Gonçalves has been named in Benfica's preliminary squad for Saturday's league clash with Paços de Ferreira. Eduardo Salvio remains unavailable with a sprained right ankle.

Eliseu, Lisandro López and Douglas have not been selected by Rui Vitória, despite not appearing on the official injury list. Ljubomir Fejsa and Pizzi are expected to resume their partnership in central midfield.

Saturday's match at the Estádio da Luz begins at 20:30 local time.

Goalkeepers: Júlio César and Bruno Varela

Defenders: André Almeida, Luisão, Rúben Dias, Jardel and Grimaldo

Midfielders: Fejsa, Samaris, Filipe Augusto, Pizzi, Krovinović, Diogo Gonçalves, Cervi, Živković and Rafa Silva

Forwards: Gabriel Barbosa, Raúl, Seferović and Jonas




Highlights: Boavista 2 - 1 Benfica




Squad List: Boavista x Benfica

Benfica will take 20 players to Porto for their clash with Boavista on Saturday evening. Filip Krovinović was ineligible to play in the Champions League this week, but has returned to the squad for domestic duty. Jardel (right thigh) and Ljubomir Fejsa (right leg) are still absent through injury.

João Carvalho has been dropped, and there is still no place for Brazilian right-back Douglas.

Saturday's match at the Estádio do Bessa begins at 18:15 local time.

Goalkeepers: Júlio César and Bruno Varela

Defenders: Lisandro, Grimaldo, Luisão, Eliseu, André Almeida and Rúben Dias

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

Forwards: Raúl, Jonas, Gabriel Barbosa and Seferović




Highlights: Benfica 2 - 1 Portimonense




Highlights: Rio Ave 1 - 1 Benfica




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