13 August 2022, 21h17
After reaching the play-off of the Champions League, attention immediately turned to the match of the gameweek 2 of the Liga Bwin. 83 years later, Benfica e Casa Pia faced each other again in the National Championship, this time at the Estádio Municipal de Leiria – Dr. Magalhães Pessoa.
Roger Schmidt stuck to his tactics, with Odysseas, Gilberto, Otamendi, Morato, Grimaldo, Enzo, Florentino, Diogo Gonçalves, João Mário, Rafa and Gonçalo Ramos in the starting eleven. Only one change in comparison to the last match, with Diogo Gonçalves occupying the place given to Chiquinho in Denmark.
Next up is the trip ti Poland, where the Reds will face the Ukrainians of Dynamo Kyiv, in the first leg of the Champions League play-off at 8:00 pm (Portuguese time) on August 17 (Wednesday), at the Miejski al. Unii Lubelskiej 2-Lodz Stadium.
The eagles return to Liga Bwin matches on August 27, at 6 pm, when they travel to Boavista, on matchday 4 of the competition.
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