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Pizzi's return to the starting side will be a boost for Benfica (Getty Images)
Eddy Tora 09 Aug 2021
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Benfica vs Spartak Moscow Predictions


Benfica beat Spartak Moscow 2-0 in Russia and can win again in Portugal. The Eagles are well placed to advance in the UEFA Champions League.
  • Benfica vs Spartak Moscow Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Benfica Form
  • Benfica Injuries & Team News
  • Spartak Moscow Form
  • Spartak Moscow Injuries & Team News
  • Benfica vs Spartak Moscow Live Stream FAQ

  • Benfica have won 3 of their last 4 home matches (Champions League).
  • Benfica have won by 2+ goals in 2 of their last 3 matches (Champions League).
  • Benfica have won 2-0 in their last 2 matches against Spartak Moscow (Champions League).
  • Spartak Moscow have lost 3 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Spartak Moscow have lost 6 of their last 7 away matches (Champions League).

Head to Head


Benfica have a 2-1 record against Spartak Moscow.

They met in the 2012-13 UEFA Champions League group stage. Spartak won 2-1 in Moscow before Benfica won 2-0 in Lisbon.

Benfica beat Spartak 2-0 in Russia last week.

Benfica Form


Benfica played five pre-season friendlies with three wins and two draws.

The Eagles won 2-0 against Spartak Moscow in the UEFA Champions League third round first leg last week. Rafa Silva and Gilberto scored in Russia.

Jorge Jesus’ side won 2-1 at Moreirense in their opening Primeira Liga match on Saturday. Goals to Lucas Veríssimo and Gian-Luca Waldschmidt established a 2-0 lead and they held on after Diogo Gonçalves’ 56th minute red card.

Benfica Injuries & Team News


Benfica are missing injured right back alongside strikers Haris Seferovic and Darwin Núñez.

Expect Julian Weigl, Rafa and Pizzi to come back into the starting side.

Spartak Moscow Form


Spartak Moscow played six pre-season friendlies, a defeat and a draw followed by four convincing victories.

Rui Vitória’s side have played three matches in the Russian Premier League. They lost 1-0 at Rubin Kazan, won 1-0 win at Krylya Sovetov Samara and lost 2-1 against Nizhny Novgorod.

Spartak lost 2-0 at home against Benfica last week. They travel to Portugal having lost six of their last seven away matches in the UEFA Champions League.

Spartak Moscow Injuries & Team News


Spartak goalkeeper Aleksandr Selikhov and centre back Pavel Maslov are injured.

Victor Moses came off in the first half against Nizhny Novgorod and could be replaced by Zelimkhan Bakaev in the starting side.

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Verdict

Benfica will bring their star players back into the starting side in Lisbon. After proving too good in the first leg in Russia, I am backing the Eagles to beat Spartak Moscow again in the Champions League.

Best Bet: Benfica Win Full Time Result @-222.22 at BetMGM - 3 Units

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