Chaves VS Benfica ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Chaves vs Benfica
Rio Ave and Belenenses meet at the Estadio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube in a match for the first round of the Primera Liga. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 5 games. In fact, the last time they faced this stage was on 20-05-2017, in a game for the First League, that ended the victory of Rio Ave by (2-0). The goals of the match were scored by Guedes (7 ) and Gil Dias (85) for Rio Ave. In this match the home factor could play an important role, since both teams show significant differences in results achieved at home and as Visitor.
Chaves Team News
The home team arrives in this second round after a defeat in their debut, for Vitoria de Guimarães, by (3-2). This is a stronger team when you play in your stadium, because in the last 30 games you have 1 win, 4 draws and 10 losses as a visitor; Against 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. Chaves won 6, drew 2 and lost 2 of his last 10 home games for all competitions. His attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games.
Chaves vs Benfica Stats
The Chaves team arrives to this match with a defeat against Vitória de Guimarães by 3-2, thus starting in an irregular way this Portuguese championship. One of the team’s great goals for this season will be to win a place in European competitions. In this round before his fans coach Luís Castro should keep his team in 4-3-3, with William being the most offensive reference. For this match the coach will not be able to count on Perdigão and Platiny, players who recover from injury.
Benfica Team News
The visiting team arrives in this second round after a victory in their debut, for Braga, by (3-1). This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with a total of 16 goals scored and 19 conceded. Already inside the home, won 11 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, with a total of 35 goals scored and 16 conceded. In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Benfica have won 4, drawn 3 and lost 3. The defensive solidity has not been their strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but their attack has scored With regularity, having scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games.
The Benfica team arrives for this motivated game, as a result of the victory won at home against Braga 3-1 in a game that Seferovic, Jonas and Salvio scored the winning goals. In this confrontation carried out outside their domains the coach Rui Vitória should opt for the usual 4-4-2, benefitting from possession and the organized attacks, mainly by the lateral ones. Highlight for Cervi who is very fast and competent in driving ball to attack. Already the Swiss Seferovic is a very competent player in the finalizations. For this match the visiting coach will not be able to count on Mitroglou, Zivkovic, André Horta, André Carrillo, Júlio César, Krovinovic and Grimaldo, players who are recovering from injury.