POT vs BEN Dream11 Prediction for FC Porto vs Benfica Portuguese Cup Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

Updated on: Dec 23, 2021 5:19 pm IST

  • POT vs BEN Dream11 Prediction for FC Porto vs Benfica Portuguese Cup Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

    POT vs BEN Dream11: FC Porto and Benfica will be locking horns for the much-anticipated quarter-finals of the Portuguese Cup or Taca de Portugal later tonight. The last time the two teams squared off in the cup, it was Porto that secured a 2-1 win away from home. Sergio Conceicao’s men is currently at the top of the league with 41 points and will be keen on taking the momentum forward. Benfica registered wins over Trofense and Pacos de Ferriera in order to advance to the last eight. In the league, they are third with 37 points, and will be keen on causing the hosts some problems in the fixture ahead. With both sides high in confidence, as well the quality in personnel, we can expect the upcoming contest to be an intriguing affair. That being said, here is the POT vs BEN Dream11 Prediction for the upcoming contest.

    Match Details 

    Date; December 24, Friday
    Kick-Off: 2:15 AM (IST)
    Venue: Estadio do Dragao

    WATCH Portuguese Cup Live

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    Recent Form

    FC Porto: WWWL

    Benfica: WWWW

    Head to Head

    Both sides have met on 58 separate occasions in the past. Porto has had the upper hand with 28 points. Benfica has won 14, whereas, 16 games have ended on level terms.

    POT vs BEN Dream11 Prediction Details

    FC Porto News

    Injury Report and Unavialability:

    • Ivan Marcano is out injurued.

    Expected Changes and Strategy:

    • D Costa should be starting in at goal.
    • Z Sanusi, C Mbemba, Pepe and J Mario can line up in defence.
    • M Uribe and S Oliveira can feature as the central midfielders.
    • Otavio, Luis Diaz, and Jesus Corona should provide the service to Mehdi Taremi up top.

    Porto Starting XI (Likely)

    D Costa
    Z Sanusi
    C Mbemba
    Pepe
    J Mario
    M Uribe
    S Oliveira
    Otavio
    Luis Diaz
    J Corona
    M Taremi

    Benfica News

    Injury Report and Unavailability:

    • L Verissimo, N Radonjic and R Pinho are out injured.

    Expected Changes and Strategy:

    • O Vlachodimos should be starting in between the sticks.
    • J Vertonghen, N Otamendi, and Almeida can be the back thre in defence.
    • A Grimaldo, J Weigl, Pizzi and J Mario can start higher up the pitch.
    • R Yaremchuk, D Nunez and R Silva are anticipated to lead the attack.

    Benfica Starting XI (Likely)

    O Vlachodimos
    J Vertonghen
    N Otamendi
    A Almeida
    A Grimaldo
    J Weigl
    Pizzi
    J Mario
    R Yaremchuk
    D Nunez
    R Silva

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    FC Porto vs Benfica Football Team & Tips

    Captain Options

    Luis Diaz has been one of the standout figures for Porto. Diaz has 12 goals and three assists from 15 appearances this season.

    Goals This Season 12
    Assists 3
    Pass Accuracy 80.7%

    Rafa can pack a punch in the forward line for Benfica. Rafa has seven goals and 10 assists from 13 appearances this season.

    Goals This Season 7
    Assists 10
    Pass Accuracy 82%

    Differential Pick

    Mehdi Taremi has registered seven goals and five assists from 15 appearances in the season so far for FC Porto.

    Goals This Season 7
    Assists 5
    Pass Accuracy 72.2%

    GK: D Meireless C
    DEF: A Grimaldo, Z Sansui, J Mario N
    MID: Pizzi, J Mario, S Oilveira, L Diaz
    FOR: R Silva, Otavio, D Nunez

     

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    Who will win today’s football match?

    • FC Porto has won four of the last six meetings against Benfica.
    • Benfica has won two of the last six meetings against Porto.
    • FC Porto is unbeaten in their last four games against Benfica.

    Odds to Win:

    The odds are in favor of FC Porto to get the win by 2.12 as per 1XBET.

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