Day 1 – Champions League. Benfica-Leipzig.
We are going for the victory of Leipzig at Benfica’s house. To tie, it would be void.
The Germans arrive at this meeting as leaders of the Bundesliga, with 10 points out of 12 possible and 1 above Dortmund and 2 at Bayern.
Those of Lisbon, 2nd with 12 points of 15, to 1 of the leader (Famalicao).
Leipzig will return to play Champions for the second consecutive year after qualifying last season.
They are in a good moment after not knowing the defeat so far in Bundesliga.
This weekend they received Bayern and got a good draw (1-1) that continues to place them leaders. They chain 3 victories (Union Berlin, Eintracht and Monchengladbach) and the draw against Bayern.
They have Timo Werner (5) as the maximum producer.
As for Benfica, for the match it has 7 casualties.
Despite this, he arrives after winning Gil Vicente (2-0).
In the Portuguese classic they fell 0-2, Porto being the toughest opponent they have in the First League.
Leipzig will arrive quite strong after having tied against Bayern and still not knowing defeat, which gives that necessary bonus in games of this level.