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Portimonense vs Benfica Preview & Betting Tips - Can Benfica get back on track in Portugal?

Benfica have won and seen over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches against Portimonense
Portimonense vs Benfica

Portimonense vs Benfica Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Benfica travel to the Estadio Municipal de Portimão to take on Portimonense on Wednesday. The Eagles have drawn their last three matches in the Primeira Liga, can they get back to winning ways on the south coast?

Portimonense Form


Portimonense have had a poor season and currently find themselves in the relegation zone. They had lost six of their previous eight matches before the break.

Paulo Sérgio’s side returned to action with a 1-0 home win against Gil Vicente. Lucas Fernandes scored a long range screamer in a match where chances were hard to come by.

Portimonense do their best work at the Estádio Municipal de Portimão where they are undefeated in seven of their last eight matches and drawn five of their last eight. 

Their two home matches against the big guns this season have resulted in a 3-2 defeat against Porto and 4-2 defeat against Sporting CP.

Portimonense News


Central midfielders Bruno Costa and Pedro Sá are both available after returning from suspension.

Portimonense Line Up


The predicted Portimonense line up vs Benfica is Gonda, Henrique, Possignolo, Willyan, Jadson, Hackman, Tabata, Fernandes, Dener, Morte, Martínez.

Benfica Form


Benfica’s form has been poor since February, winning one of their last nine matches in all competitions. The Eagles were knocked out of the UEFA Europa League by Shakhtar Donetsk before a 1-1 home draw against Moreirense.

Bruno Lage’s side drew 1-1 at Vitoria de Setubal with Pizzi missing a penalty that would have put Benfica ahead. Benfica returned from the break with a 0-0 home draw against Tondela.

It was another dominant performance without taking all three points. Benfica had 65% possession and 26-4 shots, hitting the woodwork twice in the closing stages. 

Benfica News


Central defender Jardel and midfielder Gabriel started against Tondela and striker Haris Seferovic came off the bench. 

The team bus was attacked after the Tondela match which could have shaken the team up.

Benfica Line Up


The predicted Benfica line up vs Portimonense is Vlachodimos, Grimaldo, Dias, Ferro, Almeida, Rafa, Weigl, Pires, Pizzi, Vinicius, Taarabt.

Portimonense vs Benfica Head to Head


Benfica have a 6-1 advantage against Portimonense with two draws in nine meetings. Benfica won 4-0 at home in the first match this season.

Portimonense vs Benfica Odds


Benfica are 1.44 favourites at Ladbrokes with Portimonense priced at 7.50. A draw is listed at 4.75 at bet365.

Portimonense vs Benfica Match Up


Benfica have won 5-1 and 4-0 in their last two Primeira Liga matches against Portimonense which were both at home. Benfica’s last two trips to Portimao have been a 2-0 defeat and 3-1 win.

Portimonense vs Benfica Stats


  • Portimonense have lost 6 of their last 9 matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Portimonense are undefeated in 7 of their last 8 home matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Portimonense have drawn 5 of their last 8 home matches (Primeira Liga).
  • Benfica have won by 4 goals in their last 2 matches against Portimonense (Primeira Liga).
  • Benfica have won and seen over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 matches against Portimonense (Primeira Liga).
  • Benfica have won 1 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).
  • Benfica have drawn their last 4 matches (all competitions).

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Where is Portimonense vs Benfica being played?

Portimonense vs Benfica is being played at Estádio Municipal de Portimão in Portimão, Portugal.

When is Portimonense vs Benfica being played?

Portimonense vs Benfica is being played at 19:15 BST on Wednesday 10 June 2020.

Verdict

Benfica will welcome a trip to the south coast to escape the pressure in Lisbon. The Eagles have been costly to follow but can get back to winning ways here.

Best Bet: Benfica Win & Over 2.5 Win & Over 2.5 Goals @2.00 at bet365 - 3 Units
Value Bet: Benfica Win & Over 3.5 Win & Over 3.5 Goals @3.30 at bet365 - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Benfica Win 3-1 Correct Score @12.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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