UEFA Champions League 2018-19 – Benfica vs Bayern Munich Preview

AT A GLANCE

When does Benfica vs Bayern Munich kick off? Wednesday 19th September, 20:00 (UK)

Where is Benfica vs Bayern Munich being played? Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica

What television channel is Benfica vs Bayern Munich on? BT Sport EXTRA

Where can I stream Benfica vs Bayern Munich? BT Sport subscribers can stream the match online via the BT Sport website

Are tickets still available for Benfica vs Bayern Munich?

Benfica – https://www.slbenfica.pt/pt-pt/loja/bilhetes/jogos

Bayern Munich – https://tickets.fcbayern.com/internetverkauf/EventList.aspx

HEAD-TO-HEAD
All-time meetings: Bayern Munich W5, D3

THE TEAM NEWS

BENFICA

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Vlachodimos; Andre Almeida, Jardel, Ruben Dias, Alex Grimaldo; Gedson Fernandes, Fejsa, Pizzi; Salvio, Ferreyra, Cervi

Unavailable: Ebuehi (Injured), Krovinovic (Injured), Corchia (Injured)

Doubtful: Jonas (Injured), Fejsa (Injured)

BAYERN MUNICH

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Neuer; Kimmich, Hummels, Boateng, Alaba; Javi Martinez, Thiago Alcantara; Robben, Muller, Ribery; Lewandowski

Unavailable: Coman (Injured), Rafinha (Injured), Tolisso (Injured)

Doubtful: Hummels (Injured), Goretzka (Injured), Ribery (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Bayern's goalscoring record in the Champions League is superb and their matches are extremely open. 15 of their last 16 matches in the Champions League have seen over 2.5 goals and Benfica will play their part in ensuring this one follows suit in what should be an entertaining affair.