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Benfica: Jessica Silva misses the new call-up

Benfica: Jessica Silva misses the new call-up

Striker Philippa Patau is not included in Saturday's game

Jessica Silva will not return to the court this year. Benfica on Friday announced the squad for Saturday's match, at 2pm, against Braga and the 29-year-old striker's name no longer appears in Felipa Patau's options.

Philippa Patau is on a collision course with Jessica Silva

The absence with Lyon reflects the clear irritation between the coach and the striker. They met on Wednesday to calm the atmosphere and the team will return to work on Thursday

Club da Luz reported on Thursday on its official website that Jessica Silva is “undergoing treatment,” but without mentioning any type of injury. The player herself took to social media to indicate that her return would come soon, something that did not happen, which increases the strong possibility of a clash with coach Philippa Patau, which led to the striker being excluded from the last match on Tuesday against Lyon. Round of 16 of the Champions League.

Jessica Silva was absent from the Cosme Damião Awards nominees dinnerJessica Silva was absent from the Cosme Damião Awards nominees dinner

The Portuguese international, in conflict with coach Felipa Patau, is nominated for the Best Player award. Rui Costa took a photo with Kika Nazareth, Lucia Alves, Carol Costa and Lena Pauwels, the remaining candidates. The disappearance of Jessica Silva

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