News Item: SC Olhanense x SL Benfica Squad List
(Category: Cup)
Posted by UltraSLB
19 December 2012

[b]Jorge Jesus has taken 19 players to south of Portugal ahead of Benfica's first League Cup game of the season.[b]

Four-time League Cup winners begin their 2012/13 campaign in Group D away to Liga side Olhanense.

The manager has made substantial changes to the selected side that beat Marítimo 4-1 at the Estádio da Luz last weekend. Benfica B players Mika, Sidnei, João Cancelo, Carlos Ascues, Luís Martins and Fábio Cardoso have all been called.

Likes of Artur, Garay, Maxi Pereira, Melgarejo, Matic and Cardozo have been rested whilst Luisão, Carlos Martins and Pablo Aimar continue injured.

SC Olhanense x SL Benfica kicks-off today at 19:45 GMT, Estádio José Arcanjo, Olhão.

The 19 players called up are:

Goalkeepers: Paulo Lopes and Mika
Defenders: André Almeida, Sidnei, João Cancelo, Carlos Ascues, Luisinho, Jardel, Luís Martins and Fábio Cardoso
Midfielders: Enzo Pérez, Bruno César, Nico Gaitán, Salvio, André Gomes, Ola John and Nolito
Forwards: Rodrigo and Lima


This news item is from Planet Benfica
( http://www.planetbenfica.co.uk/news.php?extend.2004 )