Benfica Lissabon, the opponent of RSCA in the last preliminary round of the Champions League, played a friendly game against Estoril last Saturday. The team of Trapattoni won 0-2. Zahovic and Vilela scored during the first half. The Portuguese competition starts within two weeks.
Sporting will welcome Benfica in the Constant Vanden Stock stadium Tuesday 24 August.
Benfica : Quim; Fonseca, Luisão, Simões, Fyssas; Fernandes, Everson (88' Cardoso), Aguiar, Zahovic (54' Pereira); Vilela, Karadas.