Bayern v benfica prediction

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What to expect from Bayern Munchen vs Benfica on Tuesday?

Bayern Munchen will look to build on a 5-2 win over Union Berlin when they host Benfica to their Allianz Arena on Tuesday evening. The Bundesliga giants rolled over the Lisbon Eagles 4-0 at Estadio da Luz, and they are likely to stick to their attacking style of play.

What is Bayern Munich’s record against Benfica in the Champions League?

Bayern Munich are unbeaten in the 11 previous Champions League head-to-head meetings with Benfica. And this is a 100% win record at home in 5 games, winning by a -2.5 Asian handicap on 4 occasions.

Can Benfica spoil Bayern Munchen’s party at Allianz Arena?

Benfica, on the other hand, aim to retain their spot in top two, but spoiling Bayern Munchen’s party at Allianz Arena is easier said than done. Julian Nagelsmann’s troops rolled over Union Berlin 5-2 at the weekend, and they are surely capable of beating the Primeira Liga outfit in front of home fans.

What is Bayern Munich’s predicted XI for the Champions League?

Bayern Munich Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Manuel Neuer, Josip Stanisic, Dayot Upamecano, Niklas Sule, Lucas Hernandez, Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka, Serge Gnabry, Thomas Muller, Leroy Sane, Robert Lewandowski Benfica have assembled a good squad, and made waves after comprehensively beating Barcelona recently in the Champions League.

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Match Preview

Leroy Sane inspired a memorable 4-0 win for Bayern when they travelled to Portugal on matchday 3. All four goals came after the 70th minute, but both teams had several chances to break the deadlock before that.


Bayern Munich vs Benfica Head-to-head

Bayern Munich are unbeaten in the 11 previous Champions League head-to-head meetings with Benfica.


Bayern Munich vs Benfica Prediction

These days goals are a guarantee whenever Bayern plays and they have become a lethal machine under Hansi Flick. The Bavarians are topping the Bundesliga charts with 38 goals, while they are in the same position in Champions League with 12.


Benfica vs Bayern Munich Head-to-Head

In eight head-to-head encounters between the two sides, Bayern Munich hold the clear advantage, having won five games and drawn three.


Benfica vs Bayern Munich Team News

Benfica are likely to be without Swiss striker Haris Seferovic, while there are doubts over the availability of Austrian midfielder Valentino Lazaro. Other than that there are no known issues and manager Jorge Jesus is expected to have a fully fit squad at his disposal.


Benfica vs Bayern Munich Predicted XI

Benfica Predicted XI (3-4-3): Odysseas Vlachodimos, Lucas Verissimo, Nicolas Otamendi, Jan Vertonghen, Andre Almeida, Joao Mario, Julian Weigl, Alex Grimaldo, Everton Cebolinha, Roman Yaremchuk, Darwin Nunez


Benfica vs Bayern Munich Prediction

Benfica have assembled a good squad, and made waves after comprehensively beating Barcelona recently in the Champions League. They are second in the group, and given Barcelona’s start, have a good chance of qualifying for the next round.


Our prediction for this Champions League match

Bayern Munchen will look to build on a 5-2 win over Union Berlin when they host Benfica to their Allianz Arena on Tuesday evening. The Bundesliga giants rolled over the Lisbon Eagles 4-0 at Estadio da Luz, and they are likely to stick to their attacking style of play.


Highlighted Player (Robert Lewandowski)

After scoring 36 goals in 59 league games for Znicz Pruskow, Robert Lewandowski joined Lech Poznan in June, 2008. The 184-cm-tall attacker scored 18 goals in 28 appearances for the club in the 2009/2010 Ekstraklasa campaign and during the season he was on Borussia Dortmund’s radar.


Highlighted Team (Benfica)

Member of the ‘Big Three’ clubs in Portugal alongside FC Porto and CP Sporting, Sport Lisboa e Benfica are the football club that has never been relegated from the Primeira Liga. The club is nicknamed Aguias because of the Eagle symbol atop the club’s crest.


Match preview

While a historic 5-0 DFB-Pokal humbling at the hands of Borussia Monchengladbach proved that Bayern Munich are humans just like the rest of us, Nagelsmann’s side have produced a spate of characteristically dominant showings in the Champions League so far.


Team News

Leon Goretzka ‘s bruised heel kept him out of the win over Union and he remains doubtful for this clash alongside Alphonso Davies (muscle), and Lucas Hernandez is in the same boat after taking a blow to the knee in league action, although he has been training.


We say: Bayern Munich 3-1 Benfica

Even without two mainstays of the side in Hernandez and Goretzka, Bayern’s irrepressible attacking forces should have no problem propelling their side to victory here.


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Bayern Munich vs. Benfica Head to Head

Both sides have five games against each other, with Bayern Munich taking four wins and one draw. Here is a look at their previous encounters:


Bayern Munich Team News

Leon Goretzka’s bruised heel kept him out of the win over Union, and he remains doubtful for this clash. However, Lucas Hernandez suffered a blow to his knee in league action and is questionable.


Benfica Team News

Andre Almeida sustained a muscle problem in the first match with Bayern and will remain sidelined, along with fellow full-backs Gil Dias and Valentino Lazaro.


Prediction and Odds

Benfica was surely the better side again, and you can again expect them to make it to the next round, but we don’t see Bayern throwing another game.


Benfica Doing Big Things on European Stage

This Benfica team is really good and probably the second-best team outside the major five leagues in Europe behind Ajax. Last season, the Eagles led the Portuguese top flight with a +35.3 expected-goals differential in only 34 matches. This season, they have a +14.3 xGDiff in only eight matches on the domestic front.


Bayern Munich Consistently Dominating Competition

It’s hard to find a lot of negatives with Bayern Munich at the moment. In their first eight Bundesliga matches, the Bavarians are averaging 2.89 NPxG per match and have already created 32 big scoring chances. Now, that’s a little bit inflated given the fact that they have a 7-0 victory over Bochum and a 5-0 win against Hertha Berlin.


Betting Analysis & Pick

Based on UEFA coefficients, the gap between Portugal and Germany isn’t that far because the latter is the fourth-most difficult league in Europe, while Portugal is sixth. In fact, based on the ranking points, the gap between Germany and Portugal is actually closer than the one between the Premier League and Bundesliga.

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