Dortmund vs Benfica: Preview & Prediction
Borussia Dortmund will receive Wednesday night at home visit from Benfica in a match counting for the return leg of the knockout round of the UEFA Champions League, the championship leader after Portugal has gained a limited victory, scoring 1- 0 matches played in mid-February. At the end of the article you can find my forecast for this confrontation and further a summary of the most important aspects data and statistics on the situation of bands before the decisive duel will take place on Signal Iduna Park.
Traversing a positive moment in the championship with three consecutive wins recorded against those of Wolfsburg, Freiburg and Bayer Leverkusen, along which scored 12 goals in total.
In the first leg with Benfica and created many chances to score, but missed intolerably long, including a shot from 11 meters by Aubameyang wasted in the second half.
Marco Reus will be the most important absence from camp hosts, who can rely neither on Sebastian Rode or Sven Bender.
Continue in the championship duel with FC Porto remote for a new title of champion and has five consecutive wins, four of which did not receive empty.
The result of the tour gives an important advantage, but Rui Vitoria’s men are likely aware that they will need to enroll and then return in order to qualify.
Lisandro Lopez is doubtful for this match, just like Alejandro Grimaldo and defensive midfielder Ljubomir Fejs.
Dortmund vs Benfica: Direct Matches
Round match of the knockout round is played until now the only direct duel between Borussia Dortmund and Benfica.
Dortmund vs Benfica: Betting Tips
Dortmund win – Odds: 4/11 – UK / (1.40) – European
Over 2,5 goals – Odds 3/5 – UK / (1.60) – European