03 December 2021, 11h03

In order to avoid queues, the holders of tickets for the Benfica-Sporting match, scheduled for 9:15 pm this Friday, should go to Estádio da Luz early and, very importantly, they can use a wristband that will facilitate the validation of the entrance to the venue.

To access the Stadium you will need to present your Red Pass or ticket and the respective COVID certificate considered valid for the event (see "access conditions" below). To make the procedure easier, you can validate your certificate in advance, and you will be given a wristband that will allow you to enter the Stadium by a fast track and that you will not need to show the certificate when entering the venue, where you will only have to validate the match ticket.

The wristband will be distributed to you upon presentation of the Red Pass or match ticket and the valid COVID certificate for entry into Estádio da Luz at the following locations:

Friday (December 3)

  • Benfica Official Store Stadium 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • Benfica Official Store Colombo 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • Benfica Official Store Jardim do Regedor 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • Benfica Official Store Strada 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • Merchandising Kiosks (Fan Zone and TV Compound) 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Fan Zone Cloakroom 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Ticket Office Centenarium  9:00 am to 8:00 pm

  • Ticket Office Colombo 9:00 am to 8:00 pm


  • In addition to the fixed points indicated above, there will be mobile elements spread throughout the Complex in the distribution of wristbands.

  • These wristbands will only be distributed until 8 pm. After that, verification will be done at the gates.

  • The entrance can be made through any access zone to the perimeter, and there is no exclusive line for wristbands.


  • The Casas do Benfica Department is, together with the Casas do Benfica, giving out wristbands on organized tours at the bus parking area 
  • Distribution of wristbands at the Casas do Benfica in the Lisbon metropolitan area
    • Casa Benfica Algueirão-Mem Martins
      • Rua Serra de Baixo n.º 26A, Algueirão
    • Casa Benfica Almada
      • Rua Ramiro Ferrão n.º 21C
    • Casa Benfica Charneca de Caparica
      • Rua Mário Casimiro, n° 4A 
    • Casa Benfica Seixal
      • Avenida Vasco da Gama, Mercado Municipal, Loja 9, Piso 1
    • Casa Benfica Quinta do Conde
      • Avenida da Cova dos Vidros, Lote 2365 


The COVID certificates considered valid for entry into the Estádio da Luz for the Benfica-Sporting derby of matchday 13 of the Liga Bwin are:

  • Certificate of laboratory test with a negative result:

    • Proof of a laboratory test (RT-PCR) for screening for SARS-CoV-2 infection, with negative results, performed within the previous 72 hours;

    • Proof of a laboratory test [Antigen (TRAg)] for screening for SARS-CoV-2 infection, with negative results, performed within the previous 48 hours;

    • self-test, performed within the last 24 hours, provided it is duly certified by a competent entity in accordance with the rules in force;


    • Recovery certificate stating that the holder has recovered from a SARS-CoV -2 infection following a positive TAAN test result more than 11 days and less than 180 days ago.

Children under the age of 12 are exempted from being tested for SARS -CoV -2The ticket holder will have to present the ID cardIt is mandatory to wear a mask inside the venue and should be preferred the purchase via contactless

Text: Editorial Staff
Photos: Archive / SL Benfica
Last update: Friday, December 3, 2021

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