Benfica – Fenerbahce FREE PICKS
Benfica and Fenerbahçe meet, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (3rd Qualifying Round). There is no record of direct confrontations between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last match was played on 02-05-2013 and ended with the score: Benfica (3-1) Fenerbahçe. In this game the home factor may be decisive, since Benfica has considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
The home team plays its first match in this edition of the UEFA Champions League with the intention of taking advantage of the home advantage to achieve a positive result. This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 9 wins and 6 draws as a visitor, with 31 goals scored and 14 conceded; against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 34 goals scored and 12 suffered. In the last match they played, for the International Champions Cup, they lost to Juventus at home by (2-4), in the shoot-off on penalties. In the last 10 home matches Benfica has won 7 and lost 3 matches. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches.
Benfica is a Portuguese club that has thirty-six titles of the Championship of Portugal, twenty-nine Portuguese Cups, seven League Cups, seven Super Cups of Portugal, plus two UEFA Champions League leagues. In this season of 2017/18 Benfica was runner-up in the Portuguese league and finished eight points behind champion FC Porto. The Benfica campaign in the home games was quite good, because in seventeen games in his stadium he won fourteen, tied one and lost two, showing that playing in his stadium is very strong. With the second place in the Portuguese league, Benfica got a place of access to the third qualifying round of the Champions League, but will face a very strong team, Fenerbahce, from Turkey.
The visiting team plays their first match in this edition of the UEFA Champions League with the intention of winning a positive result as a visitor. This is a team that usually shows similar results, at home and abroad. It is usually not affected by the home team, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in away matches; against 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss at their stadium. The team comes to this match after a draw away with Altınordu by (1-1). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Fenerbahçe has won 5, tied 2 and lost 3. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored with regularity, as he scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 20 away matches for all competitions: they have suffered 9 of their 24 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Fenerbahce is a Turkish club that has been Turkey’s champion for nineteen times, in addition to having dozens of other titles conquered, such as Turkish Cups and regional tournaments. In the 2017/18 season, Fenerbahce was Turkish runner-up, with only three points behind the Galatasaray champion. Fenerbahce’s campaign away from home in the Super League 2017/18 was quite positive. The team had a good performance in the games away from home, because in seventeen matches won ten wins, five draws and two defeats, scored goals in sixteen of those seventeen games in the status of visitor. Having finished the Superliga 2017/18 in the second place, he got a place to access the third qualifying round of the Champions League, where he will face a very strong team, Benfica de Portugal.
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