Saha struggling for Benfica battle

Louis Saha is doubtful for Everton's Europa League clash with Benfica at Goodison Park on Thursday after failing to shake off a calf strain.

Last Updated: 04/11/09 at 21:04

Saha: Unlikely to face Benfica

Saha: Unlikely to face Benfica

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The French striker picked up the injury in the Carling Cup defeat by Tottenham, and although he managed to come on against Aston Villa on Saturday, he is still troubled by it.

John Heitinga and Lucas Neill are both ineligible but Tony Hibbert could return.

He returned to training after missing the Villa game because of flu.

Toffees (from): Howard, Nash, Hibbert, Distin, Yobo, Baines, Cahill, Fellaini, Rodwell, Gosling, Coleman, Jo, Yakubu, Saha, Baxter, Wallace, Akpan, Agard, Duffy.

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