BEN vs POT Dream11: With the Portuguese League rolling on, it will be rivals Benfica that squares of to FC Porto up next at the Estadio da Luz. Talking about the standings, Benfica are in at 3rd with 66 points and are on the back of three consective wins. As for Porto, they are a spot above at 2nd with 70 points to their names. With just four league games remaining and a deficit of nine points to the top, FC Porto have minimal chances of winning the league, but will still be aiming to finish the season on a positive note. Nevertheless, we can expect Benfica to give a run for their money. We can expect a cracker of a contest, and here is the BEN vs POT Dream 11 Prediction for the fixture ahead.
Date: May 6, Thursday
Kick-Off: 11:00 pm (ist)
Venue: Estadi da Luz
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Head to Head
From the last six meetings between the two clubs, it’s FC Porto who have the upper hand with four wins in contrast to Benfica’s solitary win. One game has also ended on level terms in the process.
Injury Report and Unavailability: Andreas Samaris, Andre Almeida and Joao Ferreira are ruled out due to injuries.
Expected Changes: Helton Leite should be starting in at goal, while, Vertonghen, Otamendi and Veissimo are expected to start as the back three in defence. Grimaldo and Goncalves could feature as the wing backs. Weigl and Pizzi are anticipated to be the central midfielders. Rafa, Seferovic and Everton are in contention to lead the attack up top.
Benfica Starting XI (likely)
FC Porto News
Injury Report and Unavailability: Mouhamed Mbaye misses out due to an injury.
Expected Changes: Marchesin should be starting in at goal, while, Manafa, Mbemba, Pepe and Sansui could feature as the line of defence. Otavio, Uribe and Oliveria are expected to accommodate the midfield region. Marega, Taremi and Luis Diaz could lead the charge up front.
FC Porto Starting XI (likely)
BEN vs POT Dream11 Fantasy Football Tips
Haris Seferovic has been one of the standouts of the season for Benfica. The Swedish international has registered 18 goals and seven assists from 27 appearances in the league this season. He can be added to the BEN vs POT Dream 11 Team.
Sergio Oliveira has impressed in the central midfield region for FC Porto. The 28-year-old has 12 goals, five assists and a pass accuracy of 80.9% from 29 appearances in the league this season.
Alejandro Grimaldo has done well as the wing back for Benfica. Grimaldo has netted two goals, has eight assists and also has a pass accuracy of 85.5% from 27 appearances in the league this season.
Mehdi Taremi can pack a punch in the final third region for FC Porto. Taremi has bagged 13 goals and seven assists from 30 appearances in the league this season.
Everton has secured five goals, seven assists and also has a pass accuracy of 83.6% from 28 appearances in the league this season for Benfica.
Luis Diaz has four goals, four assists and a pass accuracy of 82.7% from 12 appearances in the league this season.
BEN vs POT Dream11 Teams
Goalkeeper- A Marchesiri
Defenders- A Grimaldo, Pepe, W Manafa, L Verissimo
Midfielders- S Oliveira, J Weigl, R Silva, Otavio
Forwards- M Taremi, H Sereferovic
Both sides have been performing well throughout the season, and have ample quality in their locker which could lead to an intense affair. That being said, the BEN vs POT Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of a draw going ahead.