Benfica vs Liverpool | Match Info, Preview & Lineup



Benfica vs Liverpool

Event Info
Date06 Apr 2022
Time12:30 AM IST 🇮🇳
StadiumBenfica
LeagueChampions League


 Team Lineup



🇵🇹 Benfica XI: Vlachodimos; Gilberto, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Grimaldo; R. Silva, Weigl, Taarabt, Everton; Darwin Nunez, G. Ramos

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Keita, Thiago; Salah, Sadio Mané, Luis Díaz 



Match Result



🔴 FT : Benfica | 1 - 3 | Liverpool

17' | 0 - 1 | Ibrahima Konate
34' | 0 - 2 | Sadio Mane
49' | 1 - 2 | Darwin Nunez
87' | 1 - 3 | Luis Diaz



Match Preview


📰 Team News: Benfica

Rodrigo Pinho (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Lucas Veríssimo (Ruptured cruciate ligament) will not be able to play for Benfica gaffer Nélson Veríssimo.

📰 Team News: Liverpool

With a fully healthy group available to select from, the Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp does not have any fitness worries to report coming into this clash.

🔮 Prediction

For this match, we think that Liverpool have the ability to see a lot of the ball and convert quite a few goal-scoring opportunities.

Conversely, Benfica may well struggle to find success in front of goal, although we do see them being dangerous for periods.

Our selection here is for a decent 1-3 winning score for Liverpool when all’s said and done.

🏟️ Team Focus:

Benfica

Formed: 1904

Stadium: Estádio da Luz (64,642)

Captain: André Almeida

Chairman: Rui Costa

Manager: Nélson Veríssimo

Competitions: Primeira Liga position 3, Champions League (Quarter-Finals), UCL Qualifiers (Play-Offs)


⭐ Key Player: Rafa Silva

Mostly taking to the field in the Right Wing position, Rafa Silva was born in Barreiro, Portugal. Having made a first senior appearance for Braga in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has bagged 8 league goals in this Liga Portugal 2021 - 2022 season to date in 26 appearances.


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