Benfica gave while “Port” a head start of four points, but for sure is going to fix the situation soon. Will the “eagles” beat “Setubal” and to break into the Champions League zone? The answer is in our forecast.
“Setubal” this season is very successful – after 11 rounds the team of Lito Vidigal is in seventh place in the table. From his opponent “cadency” six points that will certainly try to fix today. In the last round “Setubal” beat the “Maritimo” with the score 1:0 – goal Frederic Mendy brought the team three points.
Benfica has made some serious mistakes at the start of the season, which allowed the opponents to get a small gap. At the moment the team is Rui vitória occupies the fourth position in the table behind Porto on four points. In the last round “eagles” defeated at home “, Parency” with the score 4:0, having won the seventh victory of the season. Next week, Benfica will play against AEK in the Champions League, but the match of the tournament no longer has the value.
Statistics and personal meetings
- Only one of their last four head to heads between the clubs were scored less than three goals
- In each of their last four home matches “Setubal” scored Benfica
- Only one of five away matches this season, Benfica failed to score
“Setubal” shows very solid football this season and hopes to get into the Europa League zone. The owners of the house try to play attacking football and for sure today will try to fight Benfica, who this season has made mistakes on the road. The eagles have already given a head start of four points from Porto, so make matters worse they no longer make sense, “Setubal” they will play aggressive and to win only. The fight probably will be on a collision course and will be productive, team love and know each other to score.