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| On Dec 30, 2021 10:30 PM IST

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


POT vs BEN Dream11: As the Portuguese League goes on in full swing, it will be FC Porto that plays host to Benfica at the Estadio do Dragao up next. Both sides have their fair share of quality players up their ranks. Porto is 2nd in the league with 41 points on board having won 13 and drawn two games in the season so far. They do have a game in hand, and another win for them later tonight will put them back on level terms with Sporting Lisbon. Meanwhile, Benfica is a spot below at 3rd with 37 points. They’ve won 12, drawn one, and lost one game in the ongoing campaign. Interestingly, this will be the second meeting in quick succession between both sides. Their last meeting was in the Taca de Portugal as it was Porto that registered a comprehensive 3-0 win. Benfica does have a task ahead d of them and here is the FCP vs BEN Dream11 Prediction for the upcoming contest.

Match Details 

Date: December 31, Friday
Kick-Off: 2:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Estadio do Dragao

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Porto: WWWWW

Benfica: WWLWW

Head to Head

From the last six meetings between the two sides, it’s FC Porto that has the upper hand with four wins. Two games have ended on level terms.

FCP vs BEN Dream11 Prediction Details

FC Porto News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Pepe and Ivan Marcano are ruled out due to injuries.
  • Evanilson misses out as a result of a suspension.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Costa should be starting in between sticks.
  • Sanusi, Mbemba, Cardosa and Mario can be the back four in defence.
  • Diaz, Uribe, Vitinha and Ptavio can occupy the midfield region.
  • Martinez and Taremi are anticipated to lead the attack.

FC Porto Starting XI (Likely)


Benfica News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Rodrigo Pinho, Lucas Verissimo, Nemanja Radonjic and Darwin Nunez are ruled out due to injuries.
  • Nicolas Otamendi is undergoing suspension.
  • Alejendro Grimaldo is out after being tested positive for COVID-19.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

    • O Vlachodimos should be starting in between the sticks.
    • Almeida, Vertonghen and Morato can be the back three in defence.
    • Gilberto and Lazaro should start as the wing-backs.
    • Weigl and Mario can occupy the midfield region.
    • Rafa, Yaremchuk and Everton are in contention to lead the attack.

Benfica Starting XI (Likely)

O Vlachodimos

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FC Porto vs  Benfica Taishan Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Luis Diaz has bagged 12 goals and three assists from the 15 appearances in the season so far for FC Porto.

Goals This Season 12
Assists 3
Pass Accuracy 80.7%

Rafa has registered seven goals and 10 assists from the 13 appearances in the season so far for Benfica.

Goals This Season 7
Assists 10
Pass Accuracy 82%

Differential Pick

Mehdi Taremi has scored seven goals and also has five assists to his name from the 15 appearances this season for FC Porto.

Goals This Season 7
Assists 5
Pass Accuracy 91.2%

GK: D Meireles Costa
DEF:  J Vertonghen, C Mbemba, F Cardoso, G Moraes
MID: J Mario, Otavio, L Diaz
FOR: R Silva, M Taremi, D Nunez

Who will win today’s football match?

  • FC Porto are unbeaten in their last 43 games in the league.
  • Porto is unbeaten against Benfica in their last seven games.
  • Porto secured a 3-0 win in their last game against Benfica.
  • Porto has kept a clean sheet in their last three games at home.

Odds to Win:

The odds are in favor of FC Porto to get the win by 1.87 as per 1XBET.

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