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BAR vs BEN Dream11 Prediction for Barcelona vs Benfica Champions League Live Score Daily Fantasy Football Team, Tips & Guide

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BAR vs BEN Dream11: Barcelona welcome Benfica to Camp Nou in a crucial encounter in the champions league on Wednesday. The match will be new manager Xavi’s first European assignment. He has at the heart of Blaugrana’s numerous trophies as a player. They edged out a narrow 1-0 win over Espanyol at the weekend. After losing the two opening games without scoring a goal, Barcelona has put their UCL campaign back on track with back-to-back victories.

Meanwhile, Benfica have four points on board after four games, two behind their opponents. However, they will be favorites to progress along with Bayern Munich if they can get a result today. After a 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Bayern at home, they lost 5-2 away at the Allianz Stadium.

Match Details:

Date: November 24, Wednesday
Kick-Off: 01:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Camp Nou

Champions League Table Group E:

Barcelona is in second place with six points while Benfica are third with four points.

WATCH Champions League Live

The match will be broadcast on Sony Six and can be streamed live on Sony Liv.

Recent Form 

Barcelona: DWDLL

Benfica: WLDDW

Head to Head

Barcelona have won three of the last five while two games ended in goalless draws.


BAR vs BEN Dream11 Prediction Details

Barcelona News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Barcelona have a spate of injuries as Martin Braithwaite, Pedri, Ousmane Dembele, and Ansu Fati are unavailable.
  • Sergio Aguero might have to retire because of a heart condition.
  • There are no suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Barcelona will lineup in their usual 4-3-3 formation.
  • Marc-Andre ter Stegen is ever-present in goal.
  • Oscar Mingueza, Gerard Pique, Ronald Araujo, and Jordi Alba can line up in defence.
  • Gavi, Sergio Busquets, and Frenkie de Jong will occupy the midfield.
  • Sergino Dest, Memphis Depay, and Philippe Coutinho will play as the front three.

Barcelona Starting XI

Marc-Andre ter Stegen
Oscar Mingueza
Gerard Pique
Ronald Araujo
Jordi Alba
Gavi
Sergio Busquets
Frenkie de Jong
Sergino Dest
Memphis Depay
Philippe Coutinho

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Benfica News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Lucas Verissimo and Nemanja Radonjic are unavailable.
  • There are no suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Benfica will lineup in a 3-4-3 formation.
  • Odysseas Vlachodimos will start goal.
  • Benfica will play with a back three of Nicolas Otamendi, Morato, and Jan Vertonghen.
  • Gilberto, Pizzi, Julian Weigl, and Alex Grimaldo will occupy the midfield.
  • Rafa Silva, Roman Yaremchuk, and Darwin Nunez will start as the front three.

Benfica Starting XI

Odysseas Vlachodimos
Nicolas Otamendi
Morato
Jan Vertonghen
Gilberto
Pizzi
Julian Weigl
Alex Grimaldo
Rafa Silva
Roman Yaremchuk
Darwin Nunez

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BAR vs BEN Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Memphis Depay is in great goalscoring form. He has found the net in the last two games. He is also on penalties.

Games Played 13
Goals 7
Shots on Target 23
Assists 2
Pass Accuracy 82
Chances Created 31
Interceptions 0
Tackles 6

Sergino Dest can play a pivotal role for Barcelona down the right-wing. He has a pass accuracy of 92% and has created 16 chances.

Games Played 11
Goals 0
Shots on Target 3
Assists 3
Pass Accuracy 92
Chances Created 16
Interceptions 1
Tackles 19

Differential Pick

Jordi Alba completes our trip of captain picks, all from Barcelona. The veteran left-back can score points on both ends of the pitch. He can be a great differential for your BAR vs BEN Dream11 teams.

Games Played 9
Goals 0
Shots on Target 0
Assists 4
Pass Accuracy 87
Chances Created 17
Interceptions 14
Tackles 12

GK: O Vlachodimos
DEF: J Alba, G Pique, N Otamendi, R Araujo, O Mingueza
MID: P Coutinho, R Silva, S Dest
FOR: M Depay, D Nunez


Who will win today’s football match?

  • Xavi led Barcelona to a 1-0 victory on his first day in charge, and the Catalan club will be hoping to repeat the feat against Benfica to advance to the next round of the Champions League. The Spanish team will be out for vengeance at Camp Nou after losing the previous encounter 3-0.
  • Benfica are two points behind Barcelona after back-to-back defeats, albeit at the hands of Bayern Munich, but they’ll need to win their first game in three on the road to strengthen their prospects of moving to the next round of the Champions League.
  • On Saturday night, Barcelona had to work hard for those three points, and Benfica might give them a run for their money here.
  • We are going for a Barcelona victory in this game.

Odds to Win:

Barcelona: 9/13

Benfica: 9/2

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