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Volume 10 No. 23
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Poor Field Conditions Force Portuguese Side Benfica To Move Saturday's Home Game

Portuguese side Benfica will play its next game at a different stadium in Lisbon due to poor field conditions at the club's Estádio da Luz, which will host the Champions League final later this year, according to the EFE. Benfica "installed a new playing surface at its stadium in late December that is now deteriorating due to heavy rainfall and use -- four games in a 15-day period -- in recent weeks." Because of this, Benfica's contest on Saturday will be played at Restelo stadium (EFE, 1/21).