Benfica and Vitoria de Guimarães meet at the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica (da Luz), in a match of the first round of Liga Sagres. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 5 wins in the last 5 games. In fact, the last time they faced in this stadium was 31-03-2018, in a game for Liga Sagres that finished with the victory of Benfica by (2-0). The goals of the match were scored by Jonas (45 ‘and 78’) for Benfica. In this match the home factor can play an important role, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
This is the first match in this edition of the home team competition, which finished the previous edition in the 2nd position. This is a team that curiously shows more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 matches it has 9 wins and 6 draws as a visitor, with 31 goals scored and 14 conceded, against 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 defeats at home , with 34 goals scored and 12 conceded. The team arrives at this meeting after a home win with Fenerbahce by (1-0). Benfica won 6 and lost 4 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. His attack has scored regularly, as he has managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games.
Benfica enter this motivated showdown after a 1-0 home win against Fenerbahce in a Champions League duel. Cervi scored the 69th minute and scored the only goal of the game. The home team tends to play in 4-3-3, where the three pieces that have the mission to carry out the main dangerous moves are Salvio, Ferreyra and Cervi. The middle field should be occupied by Pizzi, Fejsa and Gedson Fernandes. For this match the coach will not be able to count on Tyronne Ebuehi and Filip Krovinovic, all injured.
Vitoria de Guimarães
The visiting team will debut in this edition of the competition after finishing last season in 9th place. This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. The team arrives in this match after a home defeat with Tondela by (0-2). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Vitoria de Guimarães won 1, drew 1 and lost 8. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but their attack has scored regularly, having scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In their games outside there is a tendency to have goals, since 18 in 24 finished with More of 2.5 goals in the scoreboard.
Vitória de Guimarães enters this first round unmotivated after a home defeat by 0-2 against Tondela in duel valid for the League Cup. The visiting team, like their opponents of this round, tends to work on the 4-3-3 tactical system, favoring quick transitions. It is worth mentioning that in this drawing the three most advanced pieces are Ola John, Alexandre Guedes and Tyler Boyd. When he invests in the offensive process, he usually does it on the left side, in order to take advantage of the depth offered by lateral defender Rafa Soares. Coach Luís Castro should have all his players at his disposal for this match.
Some facts you might want to read!
The home team is ranked 2nd and their good shape made the team play well in the last 5 matches.
The away team is 9th in the rankings and in the last 5 matches the team was in very good shape.
According to their latest performance the Benfica Lisbon team is expected to play well.
Only 2 matches out of 5 were won by home team.
The last match between the two teams, 08/10/2018 on Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica was a draw .
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Benfica Lisbon vs Vitoria Guimaraesmatch starts on 08/10/2018 at 19:30:00 GMT at Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon in Primeira Liga, Portugal. Extra.tips provides H2H information for Benfica Lisbon vs Vitoria Guimaraes as well as in-depth stats about each team like lineups, standings and professional tips.
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