Prediction for Sporting – Benfica
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.81
The Lisbon derby is one of the top games this weekend. For Benfica Lisbon it is still the championship. Calculated Sporting Lisbon could cost the city rivals the decisive points. Can Sporting help FC Porto protect?
Sporting Lisbon are third in the Primeira League after 29 matches. With 63 points, the championship train has not yet finished completely, but Sporting and Benfica are currently separating eight points. With a win, this backlog could shrink to five points, but in the rather second-tier Portuguese league, the probability that Benfica and Porto are still several times is not particularly high. Sporting is on a 19-6-4 record at 58-27 goals. At home, the score is almost immaculate with 11-2-1 at 31-9 goals. With five wins in a row and eight wins from the last nine matches, Sporting can be regarded as very strong. In the last two matches there were clear wins – Sporting beat Boavista Porto at home with 4-0 and Vitoria Setubal away with 3-0. With Bas Dost (28 Saisontore), the team is also the best scorer in the league. The components, in order to endanger Benfica has thus the association together.
Benfica Lisbon leads the Primeira League after 29 matches. 71 points are currently sufficient for the place in the sun. Benfica are now three points ahead of FC Porto in Sporting Braga (1-1), but a defeat against Sporting Lisbon could lead Porto past Benfica, provided their opponent wins at home against Feirense Simply go out. Benfica has a strong 22-5-2 record at 61-14 goals. In the distance the championship contender will be on a 10-2-2 record at 19-6 goals, which is the strongest guest team of the league. Especially the low number of contenders is impressive. With Mitroglou (15 goals), Jonas (9 goals) and Pizzi (9 goals) Benfica is offensively, but above all in the width very strongly occupied. Can Benfica defend against Sporting Lisbon?
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