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BEN vs AJA Dream11 Prediction for Benfica vs Ajax Preview Champions League Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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BEN vs AJA Dream11: Benfica will be up against Ajax for the first leg of the Round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League. Benfica finished second in Group E with eight points. They are currently third in the Portuguese League with 51 points. As for Ajax, they have been one of the most talked-about teams in Europe. Eric ten hag’s men topped Group C with 18 points, having won all six games in the process. The Dutch heavyweights are also on top of their domestic league and have put in a terrific display of fast-flowing fluid football. Nevertheless, we can expect the upcoming fixture to be an intriguing affair. That being said, here is the BEN vs AJA Dream11 Prediction for the game ahead.

BEN vs AJA Champions League Match Details

Date: February 24, Thursday
Kick-Off: 1:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Estadio da Luz

WATCH Champions League Live:

The Champions League will be telecasted on Sony Sports and can be streamed live on Sony Liv.

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Benfica: DWWL

Ajax: WWWW

Head to Head

From the last four meetings between the two sides, it’s Ajax that has the upper hand with two wins in comparison to Benfica’s one win. One game has also ended on level terms.

BEN vs AJA Dream11 Prediction Details

Benfica News

Injury Report, Unavailability, Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Lucas Verissimo, Rodrigo Pinho and Haris Seferovic are ruled out due to injuries.
  • Vlachodimos should be starting in between the sticks.
  • Grimaldo, Vertonghen, Otamendi and Lazaro can line up in defence.
  • Everton, Weigl, Mario and Rafa can occupy the midfield region.
  • Nunez and Ramos are anticipated to lead the line of attack.

Benfica Starting XI (Likely)

Vlachodimos
Grimaldo
Vertonghen
Otamendi
Lazaro
Everton
Weigl
Mario
Rafa
Nunez
Ramoz

Ajax News

Injury Report, Unavailability, Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Maarten Stekelenburg, Sean Klaiber and Brian Brobbey are ruled out due to injuries.
  • Pasveer should be starting in between goal.
  • Mazraoui, Schuurs, Martinez, and Blind can line up in defence.
  • Alvarez and Gravenberch can partner along in central midfield.
  • Antony, Berghuis and Tadic should start higher up the pitch.
  • Sebastian Haller is likely to lead the attack.

Ajax Starting XI (Likely)

Pasveer
Mazraoui
Schuurs
Martinez
Blind
Alvarez
Gravenberch
Antony
Berghuis
Tadic
Haller

Benfica vs Ajax Dream11 Team

GK

Odysseas Vlachodimos has impressed from between the sticks for Benfica. Vlachodimos. Vlachodimos averages 2.5 saves per game and has an average of 25.1 passes per 90.

Avg Saves Per Game 2.5
Avg Passes Per Game 25.1
Clean Sheets This Season 13

DEF

Lisandro Martinez has done well at the back for Ajax. Martinez has a goal, four assists, a pass accuracy of 90% and has an average of 3.2 successful aerial duels. Other than that he averages 1.9 successful tackles per game.

Avg Tackles Per Game 1.9
Avg Aerial Battles Won Per Game 3.2
Goals 4
Assists 1

Nicolas Otamendi has been one of the reliable players in defence for Benfica. Otamendi averages 1.9 successful, 2.2 interceptions per game. He also has a pass accuracy of 89.6% in the process.

Avg Tackles Per Game 1.9
Avg Interceptions Per Game 2.2
Pass Accuracy 89.6%

MID

Rafa can play a pivotal role in the midfield region for Benfica. Rafa has eight goals and 16 assists from the 31 appearances in the season so far.

Goals 7
Assists 15
Avg Successful Dribbles Per Game 2.1
Avg Key Passes Per Game 1.3

Dusan Tadic has been one of the standout performers for Ajax. Tadic has bagged nine goals and 16 assists from the 30 appearances in the season so far for Ajax.

Goals 9
Assists 16
Avg Key Passes Per Game 4.1
Avg Shots Per Game 1.7

STR

Sebastian Haller can pack a punch in the final third region for Ajhax. Haller has bagged 29 goals and nine assists from the 32 appearances this season. 10 of those goals have been from six games in the Champions League this campaign.

Goals 29
Assists 9
Avg Aerial Duels Won 3.4
Avg Key Passes Per Game 1.5

Darwin Nunez has scored two goals and also has 21 goals and two assists from the 26 appearances in the season so far for Benfica.

Goals 21
Assists 2
Avg Shots Per Game 2.4
Avg Key Passes Per Game 0.9

 

GK: R Pasveer
DEF: D Blind, N Otamendi, L Martinez, G Moreaes
MID: D Tadic, J Weigl, E Soares, R Gravenberch
FOR: S Haller, D Nunez

Who will win today match?

  • Ajax has won their last six games in the Champions League.
  • Ajax has scored two or more goals from the last six games in the Champions League.
  • Benfica has kept a clean sheet in five of their last seven games in the Champions League.

Odds to Win:

The odds are in favor of Ajax to get the win by 1.73 as per 1XBET.

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