Benfica’s team returns to training tomorrow, after two days of rest, and at the beginning of this week it is very likely that Nelson Verissimo, the new coach, will soon be able to bring back three very important players in the team’s strategy, but they were not. Available to play in the 1-3 defeat at home to FC Porto for the championship, Day 30: Otamendi, Grimaldo and Darwin. The Argentine midfielder has been suspended, and the Spanish left-back missed the challenge due to his Covid-19 infection, but he is supposed to be able to return to training with his teammates in the coming days; Darwin, the team’s top scorer (18 goals in 22 games) who was having a great moment of form, before being trampled in the cup match against FC Porto and sustaining a deep cut to his foot, will be reassessed in his return to action, but he also shouldn’t be It takes a long time before he is ready to train, despite the ugliness of the injury, the injury was not serious.
Thus, with the imminent return of these three elements, Nelson Verissimo will be able to coach the best team for the next match, which will be Day 9, at home, against Pacos de Ferreira. Lucas Verissimo and Rodrigo Pinho are still injured, and Serbian winger Radonic is close to making a comeback after weeks of recovering from a muscle injury in his right thigh.
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