Chelsea star David Luiz shrugged off the brutal foul on him which saw Sergio Aguero sent off late in the 3-1 win over Manchester City.
David Luiz is a beneficiary of the Premier League's first billion-pound spend, and is back just two years after he became the world's most expensive defender with a 50 million pound move to Paris Saint-Germain
Brazilian international Luiz is scheduled to return to Paris after his country's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Peru on Tuesday
David Luiz suffered a knee injury during Brazil's 2-0 defeat against Chile in World Cup qualifier on Thursday.
Paris Saint-Germain delivered an emphatic performance in front of home fans as the team defeated Barcelona F.C. 3-2 in Champions League.
Thiago Silva will miss Ligue 1 games against SC Bastia, Evian and Saint-Etienne and probably Brazil's friendlies in the United States next month against Colombia and Ecuador.
David Luiz put aside Brazil's World Cup debacle to help his new club - Paris St Germain - beat Napoli 2-1 in a friendly. His national captain Thiago Silva though trudged his way out early into the match.
David Luiz was severely criticised for not performing to potential during Brazil's failed World Cup 2014 campaign.
David Luiz, who was captaining Brazil, said that he was sorry to have let the fans down and admitted that Germany were the better team in the FIFA World Cup semi-final.
On his 42nd cap David Luiz will captain Brazil against Germany in the FIFA World Cup semis, a role many believe he is naturally more suited to than the subdued Thiago Silva.
Brazil will take on Chile in the knockout stage.
David Luiz's move is reported to be worth a world record fee for a defender of
Luiz said on Chelsea's website he accidentally clashed with teammate Thiago Silva just before half time in Wednesday's game.
Luiz, who had called on Aguero to say sorry after the game, said he accepted the Argentine's apology. Both men are expected to be in action later on Wednesday, with Chelsea visiting west London rivals Fulham in the Premier League and City hosting Wigan Athletic in a dress rehearsal for the FA Cup final.
Pressed on whether Argentine forward Aguero deserved a red card for a two-footed lunge on Luiz when the Brazilian was lying prone on the pitch, Benitez added: "See the video. I will not talk about players, for me the penalty decision was crucial." Benitez believes his players should take heart from the way they pushed City in the closing stages.
City will be a huge favorite in the final against Wigan, who beat Millwall 2-0 on Saturday. Chelsea's only hope for a trophy is now in the Europa League, where it has reached the semifinals.
Manchester City have had a much more easier route to the semis while Chelsea have had to battle hard with a flurry of fixtures coming their way.
City go into the game buoyed by their 2-1 victory at derby rivals United in the Premier League on Monday, although the leaders' advantage remains an imposing 12 points. Improbably, Sunday's game represents the first encounter between the teams in the FA Cup since 1971, when City prevailed 3-0 in a fourth-round tie at Stamford Bridge.