The Benfica squad has been boosted by the addition of new signing Gabriel Barbosa, and the return from injury of Álex Grimaldo and Eduardo Salvio. Jardel is absent due to the right thigh injury he sustained at Rio Ave; the Brazilian defender is replaced by Rúben Dias.

Ljubomir Fejsa remains sidelined by a right leg injury, while Paulo Lopes, Chris Willock, João Carvalho and Diogo Gonçalves have all been dropped. Loan signing Douglas has not been included. 

Friday night's match at the Estádio da Luz kicks off at 21:00 local time.

Goalkeepers: Bruno Varela and Júlio César

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

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

Forwards: Jonas, Gabriel Barbosa, Seferović and Raúl