Benfica has added two new cases of coronarivus to its squad this Monday. Seferovic and João Ferreira tested positive for Covid19 and amounted to five players in the Lisbon club's squad. These two new cases join Pizzi, Jardel and Gonçalo Ramos, they had tested positive last week. In addition to the five footballers, Tiago Pinto, the club's football director, and Nuno Farinha, communication advisor, have also tested positive.
Benfica will face Portimonense this Tuesday and Jorge Jesús will have seven casualties, Since in addition to the five players by Covid, he will not be able to count on the injured André Almeida and Gabriel either.
Benfica is second in the Portuguese league, five points behind Sporting de Portugal, but with one game less than Alvalade's team. This Tuesday's meeting is important so as not to lose the leader's wake and so that Porto, with two points less, snatch second position from him.