Both teams hope to win to tackle the return match.
Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt Today’s Betting Tips
Benfica was hot. Galatasaray fell in the round of 16 of the competition, the Lisbon have nearly failed in a 1 / 8th against a valiant team Dinamo Zagreb. Indeed, it was the Croatians who won in the first leg (1-0) before giving in overtime during the return leg (3-0 AP). In the league, Bruno Lage’s men are leaders but have the same number of points as FC Porto. Just before the truce, the Aguias went to prevail widely in Moreirense (0-4) and then chained against Tondela (1-0). Tuesday, they were eliminated from the Portuguese Cup by Sporting (1-0) but they have recovered well in the championship dominating the red lantern Feirense (1-4).
Opposite, Eintracht Frankfurt makes a very good season. OM’s two-time losses in the group stage, the Germans dismissed Shakthar Donestk in the round of 16 (2-2 and 4-1) before eliminating Inter thanks in particular to a short success to Giuseppe Meazza ( 0-1) after the initial draw of the first leg (0-0). In the league, the partners of Sebastien Haller are 5th and are only 3 points behind the podium. Just before the international break, they ensured the minimum service against the red lantern, Nuremberg (1-0) and then lined up another success against Nuremberg (3-0). Saturday, they won again on the lawn of Schalke 04 at the end of the game.
The staff for Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt
On the Benfica side, substitute Ferreira, Conti, Salvio and potential holder Cervi are injured. Striker Jonas is suspended. The important Gabriel and Jardel are uncertain.
On the Eintracht side, substitutes Tawatha, Chandler and Torro are unavailable. French striker Haller, midfielder Gacinovic and substitutes Rode, Russ and Standera are all uncertain.
The compositions for Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt
The probable composition of Benfica:
Vlachodimos – Andre Almeida, Ruben Dias, Francisco Ferreira, Alex Grimaldo – Pizzi, Samaris, Gabriel, Rafa Silva – Jonah, Joao Felix.
Absent: Jonah (suspended)
Uncertain: Feirrera, Conti, Salvio, Cervi (injured).
The tactical provision provided (4-4-2):
Almeida – Dias – Ferreira – Grimaldo
Pizzi – Samaris – Gabriel – Rafa Silva
Jonas – Joao Felix
The probable composition of Eintracht:
Trapp – Hinteregger, Hasebe, N’Dicka – Da Costa, Gelson Fernandes, Rode, Kostic – Jovic, Rebic, Haller
Missing: Tawatha, Chandler and Torro (injured)
Uncertain: Haller, Gacinovic, Rode, Russ, Standera (Injured)
The planned tactical disposition (3-4-3):
Hinteregger – Hasebe – N’Dicka
Da Costa – Gelson Fernandes – Rode – Kostic
Jovic – Rebic – Haller
The history of confrontations Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt
The two teams never met.
Key points for the match Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt
⚽️ The Eintracht is on fire right now has remained on 9 successes in its last 10 meetings in all competitions.
⚽️ The Germans have not lost since early December.
⚽️ Benfica has more experience in the European Cup.
⚽️ Striker Jonas, who scored 14 goals this season in all competitions, will be absent.
⚽️ In the previous round, Eintracht released Inter by winning in Lombardy on the return (0-1).
Our Betting Prediction Benfica vs Eintracht Frankfurt
Difficult to clear a winner between these two teams of very good level. Draw
Betting Prediction: Both teams to score