Bayern Munich – Benfica : Preview & Prediction
Bayern Múnich, leader of their group, hopes to sign a 4th win in this phase of pools to validate the qualification and consolidate a little more first place. The Bavarian club are two lengths ahead of Ajax Amsterdam and have a Portuguese team that did not weigh much in the first leg (0-2). Lewandowski’s partners beat AEK Athens twice (2-0, 2-0) and were hooked at home against Ajax (1-1). In the Bundesliga, the latest results are disappointing with 1 loss to Borussia Dortmund (3-2) and 1 draw against Fortuna Dusseldorf (3-3). The current 5th Bundesliga will have to show a completely different face against the 4th of Liga Sagrès. Especially Benfica has posted 2 successes since his draw in front of Ajax (1-1), namely 1 win at Tondela (3-1) and 1 victory in the Portuguese Cup against Arouca (2-1) last Thursday. The formation of Rui Vitoria will most certainly be donated to the Europa League after a disappointing run with 2 defeats against Bayern (0-2) and Amsterdam (1-0) and 1 draw against Ajax (1-1) at the first 4 days.
Bayern Múnich are unbeaten against Benfica: 2 wins and 1 draw.
Bayern’s win 2-0 in the first leg.
Benfica is 2 defeats in his last 3 trips in all competitions.
Bayern are undefeated at home since 3 games (2 wins and 1 draw).
The Bavarian club have lost only once in their last eight Champions League matches at the Allianz Riviera.
The Portuguese club has recorded only 2 successes on its last 9 trips in C1.
Bayern Munich, already victorious in Portugal (2-0), should sign another victory in front of Benfica.
Bayern Munich – Benfica : Betting Tips
Bayern Munich – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70