Benfica vs Portimonense: Preview & Prediction
third-placed Benfica and fourteenth-ranked Portimonense in what will be the third home game of the incarnates and the third match away from Portimão for the team of Vítor Oliveira. On the Benfica side,
Jardel and Grimaldo should continue to add Pizzi, Salvio and Fejsa as casualties for Rui Vitória, while Vítor Oliveira should not be able to count on Marcel Henrique for this meeting.
The national five-time champions enter for the fifth round in the third position of the national championship, adding three wins in four official matches in the competition,
having halted the series of three victories in the first three days after a draw at Vila do Conde against Rio Ave on the final day before the break for the team’s appointments.
The away team improved the scoreline to 2 – 1, getting a head onto a hooked ball from the right. The ball looked to have taken a deflection on the way in, but he’s claiming it! with that, the Lisbon team lost the lead train to Sporting and FC Porto.
On the side of Portimonense, I think the team has left good indications in the games they held in Liga NOS, lacking only some luck and greater ability to control their game,
as it happened before the Maritime or the Braga, for example.
Anyway, from what I saw, the team has a good idea of the game and has the capacity, with some work and dedication, to guarantee the maintenance of the top level of Portuguese football, improving this initial record of the season, which only adds one win in four games.
Prognosis Benfica vs Portimonense:
With a tough game on Tuesday after the Champions League, we will probably see a less interested Benfica in this match with Portimonense, with all respect for the Algarve, and thinking about the match with CSKA Moscow,
and Rui Vitória may even bet on either substitute in the opening XI to save the team physically for the Champions League.
Anyway and given the difference of power for Portimonense, I do not see the team of Vítor Oliveira to get much of this game, except to delay the goal and not coming out thrashing of the Stadium of Light, I think.
Thus, I believe in a leaner triumph of the incarnated and without suffering any goal, trying to win the encounter, but without exerting the team too much in physical terms (he would say 2-0).
Benfica vs Portimonense: Betting Tips
Benfica -2 AH – Odds: 2.00
Over 2,5 goals – Odds: 1.55