Benfica vs Barcelona Team News & Preview


Barcelona will be looking to bounce back from their loss to Bayern Munich with a Champions League win over Benfica this week.

The two sides meet Wednesday evening at 8:00 p.m. BST.

The Spanish giants have had a poor start to the season and have only earned one victory in their last four matches in all competitions.

Meanwhile, Benfica come into this game after two consecutive league wins and they will look to seize their chances against a vulnerable Barcelona side.

Benfica vs Barcelona team news

Benfica will be without Haris Seferovic and Mile Svilar due to injuries.

Barcelona are without Pedri, Martin Braithwaite, Sergio Aguero, Ousmane Dembele and Jordy Alba due to injuries.

Benfica: Vlachodimos; Verissimo, Otamendi, Vertonghen; Pizzi, Weigl, Mario, Grimaldo; Silva, Yaremchuk, Nunez

Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Mingueza, Piqué, Araujo, Dest; F. de Jong, Busquets, Pedri; Coutinho, L. de Jong, Depay

Benfica vs Barcelona form guide

Barcelona are undefeated in their last four games against Benfica but are currently in poor form.

The Spanish side have only scored four goals in their last four games in all competitions and they will lack form and confidence heading into this game.

Benfica have scored eleven goals in their last four games in all competitions and they have the quality to cause problems for the Spanish team.

Benfica vs Barcelona betting odds

Here are the latest betting odds for Benfica vs Barcelona from Betfred:

Match winner:

• Benfica – 2/1
• Draw – 12/5
• Barcelona – 7/5

Total objectives:

• Over 2.5 – 10/11
• Less than – 10/11

Prediction Benfica vs Barcelona

Barcelona are the best team on paper but they lack form. Both teams will be desperate for a win here and it should be an open game with some chances.

Neither team is particularly strong at the back and a high-scoring game could be considered here.

Prediction: Over 2.5 goals.

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