On Tuesday evening, Vitoria Guimaraes and Benfica Lisbon will face each other as part of the national cup. Benfica leads group D after two game days with 6 points, Guimaraes lurks but with 4 points and is still within reach. So the coming encounter has a certain explosiveness!
Guimaraes enjoys home rights in this top game. In the domestic league Guimaraes is still fifth at 30 points and thus on Europa League course. Coach Pedro Martins has put his team in a good condition, so there were three victories in a row before the weekend before Guimaraes beat home against table leader Benfica Lisbon on Saturday with 0-2. Benfica are now playing for the trophy and Guimares is in line with the underdog. After the 2-1 victory at Vizela and the 2-2 at home against Ferreira, Guimaraes is second in Group D with 4 points and 4-3 goals – but only the table top comes further. Can the team demand the traditional club on Tuesday evening?
Formcheck Benfica Lisbon
Benfica Lisbon is also in this year in any competition in Portugal the pot advantage. The championship lead the domestic league with 41 points clear of Porto and Sporting Lisbon and also in the group D Benfica Lisbon after the 1-0 in Ferreira and 4-0 against Vizela without giving itself the nakedness. With 6 points and 5-0 goals, the top club has a white vest and you would like to keep it. Already at the weekend, Benfica beat Lisbon with 2-0 in Guimaraes thanks to the hits of Jonas and Mitroglou. In terms of competition, Benfica won the seventh consecutive win and the team conceded only one contender. Logically, Benfica is again the favorite three days after the win in Guimaraes – this time in the trophy.