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| On Jan 21, 2022 3:44 PM IST

ARO vs BEN Dream11 Prediction for Arouca vs Benfica Portuguese League Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team


ARO vs BEN Dream11: As the Portuguese League goes on in full swing, it will be Arouca that plays host to Benfica at the Estadio Municipal de Arouca. Talking about the standings, Arouca is 17th in the league with 14 points. They’re two points adrift of the safe zone and will be desperate for a change in fortunes. Meanwhile, Benfica is in at 3rd with 41 points under their belts. They’ve won three, drawn one, and lost one from their previous five games in the league. Benfica will be aiming to string in some consistency in order to narrow the nine-point gap to leaders FC Porto. That being said, here is the ARO vs BEN Dream11 Prediction for the upcoming contest.

Match Details 

Date: January 22, Saturday
Kick-Off: 12:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Estadio Municipal de Arouca

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Arouca: LLDLL

Benfica: DWLWW

Head to Head

From the last six meetings between the two sides, it’s Benfica that has the upper hand with five wins in comparison to Arouca’s one win.

ARO vs BEN Dream11 Prediction Details

Arouca News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

Thibang Phete is undergoing suspension.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • V Braga should be starting in at goal.
  • Thales, J Basso, A Ba, and M Quaresma can line up in defence.
  • E Kousassi should feature as the holding midfielder.
  • A Bukia, P Moreira, L Silva and Arsenio should start higher up the pitch.
  • Pedro Nuno can lead the attack.

Arouca Starting XI (Likely)

V Braga
J Basso
A Ba
M Quaresma
E Kouassi
A Bukia
P Moreira
L Silva
A Silva

Benfica News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • L Verissimo, J Vertonghen and R Pinho are ruled out due to injuries.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • O Vlachodimos should be starting in at goal.
  • Gilberto, N Otamendi, Morato and Alex Grimaldo can line up in defence.
  • P Bernardo, J Weigl, J Mario and R Silva can feature in midfield.
  • D Nunez and H Seferovic are in contention to lead the attack.

Benfica Starting XI (Likely)

O Vlachodimos
N Otamendi
Alex Grimaldo
P Bernardo
J Weigl
J Mario
R Silva
D Nunez
J Seferovic

Arouca vs Benfica Portuguese League Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Darwin Nunez has been in sublime form for Benfica. Nunez has scored 14 goals and has two assists from 15 appearances this season.

Goals This Season 14
Assists 2
Pass Accuracy 67%

Rafa has bagged seven goals and also has 13 assists to his name from the 17 appearances in the season so far.

Goals This Season 14
Assists 2
Pass Accuracy 83%

Differential Pick

Arsenio has two goals and two assists from the 17 appearances this season for Arouca.

GK: V Braga
DEF: J Vertonghen, A Grimaldo, N Otamendi
MID: Y Gonzalez, P Moreira, K Eboue, J Weigl
FOR: R Silva, A Oliveira, D Nunez

Who will win today football match?

  • Benfica has won five of the previous six meetings against Arouca.
  • Arouca has won just one from the previous six meetings against Benfica.
  • Benfica is third in the league, whereas, Arouca is battling in the relegation zone as of now.

Odds to Win:

The odds are in favor of Benfica to get the win by 1.82 as per 1XBET.

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