On September 29, the match of the 7th round of the Portuguese championship will take place at Da Luz, in which Benfica will meet with Porto. The start of the fight is scheduled for 22:15 Kyiv time.
The club had an outright disastrous start to the Champions League last week. He brought 2 penalties (including Trubin personally) and, with a minority, lost at home to Red Bull (Salzburg) 0:2. It was a good shot on the nose for the Eagles after 4 wins in the Primeira Liga in a row. However, it is worth remembering that this is not the first steering wheel performed by the grandee, who, after a confident and solid 2:0 in the country’s Super Cup, just with the dragons, Roger Schmidt’s charges lost 2:3 in a shootout on the Boavista field. There were also problems with Portimonense, but Trubin saved at the right moment and was able to draw a penalty when his new partners were leading by one goal.
Last season the team again fell back from 1st place in the national championship – this was the case in previous years. Taking victories in the Primeira Liga consistently, the grandee does not manage to win gold the next year. However, Sergio Conceicao and his players finally took the trophy in the form of a cup. Yes, after the summer holidays there was an unpleasant defeat to Benfica in the national Super Cup. But then, in Primeira, they won against all their opponents except Aruca. And on September 19, in a formal away match with Shakhtar in Hamburg, we managed to win confidently, 3:1. There, Wenderson Galeno became a hero. The Brazilian midfielder scored a double in the first quarter of an hour, after which Taremi also assisted. But after that there was a trick from Gil Vicente, and we had to work hard with it: Eustaquio scored the winning goal, at 2:1, only in the 1st added minute.
Statistics of personal meetings
In the last championship, the giants exchanged away victories. Well, the 2:0 in the Super Cup in August has already been mentioned.
Bookmakers give an advantage to the arena owners. But Benfica is not perfect, especially in defense. So here it is worth using a bet on a total of more than 2.5 goals (odds – 1.87).