“Sport Lisboa e Benfica informs that, with the exception of David Tavares, who remains positive, all the players in the professional football squad are physically fit and available to the coach, Bruno Lage”, wrote the 'red' on the official page on Internet.
Today, the players of the Lisbon club stepped back onto the pitch at Estádio da Luz, in Lisbon, 72 two days after the interruption of competitions due to the covid-19 pandemic, for a training session.
The I League of football should resume in early June, with the 'reds' receiving Tondela, at 7:15 pm, on the 4th, in a game of the 25th round.
After 24 rounds, the ‘dragons’ lead the competition with 60 points, one more than champion Benfica.
After the declaration of a pandemic, on March 11, sports competitions of almost all modalities were played without public, postponed – Olympic Games Tokyo2020, Euro2020 and Copa America -, suspended, in the cases of national championships and international events, or even canceled .
The football championships in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Scotland were canceled, while other countries are preparing to return to the competition, with strong restrictions, as in England, Italy, Spain and Portugal, which has the restart of the I League scheduled for 03 June, after the German League resumed on May 16.
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