Roger Schmidt, coach of Benfica, will not be present in the press room, on Thursday, to launch the duel with Famalicão, by decision of the eagles. Technician preventively suspended awaits the decision of the Disciplinary Board.
Unlike usual, Benfica does not hold the preview conference for the League game, in this case the one that was supposed to happen this Thursday, with a view to launching the duel with Famalicão, Friday, in Luz. A club decision, JN knows, referring to a game that will also not count on the match with Roger Schmidt on the bench.
The German, expelled in the final part of the game with Vizela, is preventively suspended, pursuant to article 41 of the Disciplinary Regulations. And now awaits the decision of the Disciplinary Board that should confirm the absence.
In that case, Jens Wissing, Deputy, should replace technical team leader.