Ruben Ribeiro has officially left the club and Nuno Santos will have to replace him in the starting XI.
Gelson scored in the cup and that could earn him a spot in the starting XI here.
Cássio is still injured, so Vieira will be in goal.
After the last minute draw with Boavista, Belenenses's are now seven games without a win.
Rio Ave were knocked out of the cup quarter finals in midweek after drawing 4-4 with Aves in extra time. Coupled with the fact their standout performer has left the club, morale will have taken a hit in recent days.
Belenenses are tough to beat at home, but they are struggling to score goals at the moment. On their day, Rio Ave will be hard to beat.
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