Benfica has been home to some of the greatest players to have played in Portugal. Perhaps the most notable of all Benfica ex-players is Eusebio, a striker that scored 317 goals in 301 games. Ex-players also include current greats like David Luiz, Angel Di Maria, Ederson, and starlet Joao Felix. A host of signings this season included the talented centre forward, Roman Yaremchuk, after fantastic Euro performances for the Ukraine. Benfica, as always, will have eyes set on the Primeira Liga title this season battling against Sporting and Porto.
Benfica FC: Tactics & Principles
Benfica are, and always have been, a particularly flair orientated team with fantastic ball players capable of turning a game through skill and decisiveness. Benfica’s roster this season continues that tradition in the shape of Rafa Silva and Everton, only sured with the addition of multiple defensive players in the transfer window. With Benfica signing defensive minded players and the addition of formidable target man Yaremchuk, they are likely to be one of the most solid teams in Portugal. Benfica have the highest average attendance in Portugal and a fan base that expects free flowing, skilful, and goal scoring sides to represent the crest.
Benfica FC: Primiera Liga PREDICTIONS & What to Expect
The Primeira Liga is contested between three sides Benfica, Porto, and Sporting. Since 2001 only these three sides have won the league since surprise outfit Boavista in 2001, the first side outside of these three to win the league since 1983. The dominance of these three sides in the league means games against one another are the most important games of the season. Benfica will certainly finish in the top three this season, but if talented Yaremchuk can find his feet early, he could be the goalscoring difference for Benfica to win their first title in 3 seasons (Click to read our latest Primeira Liga betting tips and predictions for today and tomorrow).
Benfica are favourites to win the league at Bet365 with odds of 2.50
Benfica FC: UEFA Champions League PREDICTIONS & What to Expect
The Champions League stage has not favoured Benfica as Champions since 1962, yet Benfica remain Portugal’s most successful team in Europe having one this tournament two times in 61’ & 62’. Portuguese football, generally, struggles to replicate the competitiveness of the Champions League week to week. Benfica, however, you can expect to be a side that will compete in the group stages, and a successful journey would take them to the next round. It is extremely unlikely Benfica will compete in the final, or even semi-final, given the sheer magnitude of teams in this competition (Click to read our latest UEFA Champions League betting tips and predictions for this week).
Benfica are heavy outsiders at Betway to win the Champions League at 251.00
Benfica FC: Copa De Portugal PREDICTIONS & What to Expect
Benfica last won this competition in 2017, and with the strength in depth they have this season should be considered serious contenders. With domestic cup competitions like the Copa De Portugal, schedules should be considered as important factors to calculate bets. Coincidental matches in the same week as Champions League games or derbies against Sporting and Porto, players may well be rested for more important games.
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