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Benfica vs Barcelona Predictions & Tips - Barcelona set for a test in the Champions League

  • Benfica vs Barcelona predictions for Wednesday’s Champions League match
  • The Group E clash is being played at Estádio da Luz (8pm BST)
  • Benfica are undefeated in their last 12 matches
  • Can Barcelona get their first points in the group stage?
  • Preview, tips, stats & team news
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Eddy Tora 28 Sep 2021
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Benfica vs Barcelona Predictions


Benfica haven’t lost this season and should prove a stern challenge for Barcelona. I am backing a draw in UEFA Champions League.
  • Benfica vs Barcelona Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Benfica Form
  • Benfica Injuries & Team News
  • Barcelona Form
  • Barcelona Injuries & Team News
  • Benfica vs Barcelona Live Stream FAQ

  • Benfica are undefeated in their last 12 matches (all competitions).
  • Benfica have drawn their last 2 matches (Champions League).
  • Benfica have drawn 3 of their last 6 matches against Barcelona (all competitions).
  • Barcelona have lost 3 of their last 4 matches (Champions League).
  • Barcelona have drawn 3 of their last 6 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


Barcelona have a 3-1 advantage against Benfica with 3 draws in 7 matches.

They last met in the 2012/13 Champions League group stage. Barcelona win 2-0 in Lisbon before a 0-0 draw in Spain.

Benfica Form


Benfica are undefeated in 12 matches this season. The Eagles have won all eight Primeira Liga matches with 19 goals scored and 4 conceded.

Jorge Jesus’ side drew 0-0 at Dynamo Kiev in their opening Champions League group game after having 68% possession.

Benfica are coming off a 3-1 home win against Boavista and 3-1 win at Vitoria Guimaraes with Roman Yaremchuk bagging a brace and João Mário on target. 

Benfica Injuries & Team News


Diogo Gonçalves is doubtful with Mile Svilar and Haris Seferovic out injured.

Barcelona Form


Barcelona failed to win in their opening three matches in September.

Ronald Koeman’s side lost 3-0 against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, failing to register a shot on target.

Barcelona returned to La Liga with a 1-1 draw against Granada, 0-0 draw in Cadiz and 3-0 win against Levante. 

Barcelona Injuries & Team News


Barcelona’s injury list includes Jordi Alba, Pedri, Sergio Agüero, Ousmane Dembélé and Martin Braithwaite. 

Balde and Sergi Roberto are doubtful.

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Verdict

Barcelona can’t be trusted at the moment, especially at Benfica who haven’t lost this season. I am backing a draw in Champions League.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result $3.50 at Ladbrokes Australia - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score $6.50 at Neds - 1 Unit

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