Salvio joins Benfica squad for PAOK visit


The Argentine Eduardo Salvio, who was in doubt for injury, is part of the squad released Monday by Benfica for the visit to the Greeks of PAOK, the second leg of the play-off of the Champions League.

For Wednesday’s game, at 20:00 (Lisbon time), Rui Vitória called the Argentinian winger, who was in doubt, while the Brazilian Jonas and the Chilean Castillo remain outside the extended call before the trip to Greece .

Salvio had already missed the first leg with the Greeks, in addition to the derby with Sporting last Saturday in two games that ended 1-1, but recovered in time for the decisive encounter of access to the group stage of the `Champions`.

According to the clinical report of the eagles, the reinforcement Castillo follows treatment to a microrrotura in the twin of the right leg, while Jonas continues to accounts with a low back pain.

The medical department of the “incarnates” still has in hand the cases of French Corchia, operated on the left knee three days after being hired by the club, as well as Ebuehi, another reinforcer, and Croatian Krovinovic.

At Toumba Stadium, Benfica are looking for a return to the tie, after a home draw to a ball that left the Greeks ahead in a match that will be whistled by German Felix Brych.

List of 22 called:

– Goalkeepers: Mile Svilar, Zlobin and Odysseas Vlachodimos.

– Defenses: Conti, Grimaldo, Rúben Dias, Yuri Ribeiro, Lema, Jardel and André Almeida.

– Medium: Fejsa, Cervi, Alfa Semedo, Zivkovic, Salvio, Pizzi, Samaris, Rafa, João Félix and Gedson.

– Advanced: Seferovic and Ferreyra.