2019-20 Primeira Liga – Benfica vs Porto Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Benfica vs Porto kick off? Saturday 24th August, 2019 – 19:00 (UK)

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

What is the weather forecast for Benfica vs Porto? Clear, 21c

What television channel is Benfica vs Porto on? FreeSports have the rights to Primeira Liga matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream Benfica vs Porto? If the match is televised on FreeSports, then Premier Sports subscribers will be able to stream the match live via Premier Player

Where can I get tickets for Benfica vs Porto?

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

Porto – https://www.fcporto.pt/en/store/tickets

What was the score when the teams last met? Porto 1-2 Benfica

THE TEAM NEWS

BENFICA

Predicted line-up (4-4-2): Vlachodimos; Nuno Tavares, Ruben Dias, Francisco Ferreira, Alex Grimaldo; Pizzi, Samaris, Florentino Luis, Rafa Silva; Seferovic, Raul de Tomas

Unavailable: Andre Almeida (Injured), Ebuehi (Injured), Conti (Injured), Gedson Fernandes (Injured), Gabriel (Injured), David Tavares (Injured)

Doubtful:

PORTO

Predicted line-up (4-4-2): Marchesin; Wilson Manafa, Pepe, Ivan Marcano, Alex Telles; Romario Baro, Uribe, Danilo, Corona; Marega, Tiquinho

Unavailable: Loum (Injured), Sergio Oliveira (Injured)

Doubtful: Nakajima (Personal reasons)

MATCH ANALYSIS

Champions Benfica have opened 2019-20 in typically ebullient fashion with two wins, seven goals scored and none conceded. Porto incredibly lost to reinstated Gil Vicente in their opening league game and crashed out of the Champions League to Krasnodar. Further suffering beckons here.

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