Bayern vs Benfica Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
First leg quarter-final match Bayern Munich vs Benfica will be very interesting match to watch and especially to bet on. Bayern are undefeated in their last five Champions League matches. They also scored at least two goals in eight of their last nine matches and enter this match full of self-confidence eager to win. This season they won in 93% and scored at least one goal in each of their home matches in total. On the other side, Benfica plays in a very good form. This season they won in 79% of their away matches and scored the opening goal in 79% of their matches in total. They are undefeated in their last fifteen away matches and won in their last eight matches in a row. This will be first duel between these two teams and it will be very interesting to see what tactics managers will set. Bayern Munich are favorites to win in this match but for sure they won’t have easy job. Benfica will be more focused on defense, protecting their goal and waiting for a chance to run in counterattack and score away goal for the rematch. Bayern vs Benfica will be great opportunity to increase your betting tickets payouts and it should definitely find its place on your betting tickets. Read our betting preview and make right decision with our predictions and betting tips.
Josep Guardiola, Bayern coach said: "I am Bayern coach and we always want to be the best but I really don't think we are the favourites going into this. Benfica are playing very well at the moment and I have to admit I am very impressed how well."
Rui Vitória, Benfica coach: "In the Champions League we are just taking it one game at a time – that has got us this far. We have no fears. I would like to win the game – I want to win every game – but I know how difficult it will be. We have belief. We will play with enthusiasm, with spirit and desire. And we want to enjoy it. I want my team to have fun."
Bayern dont have many missing players for this match against Benfica. Jérôme Boateng and Holger Badstuber are injured and they will not play for sure. Arjen Robben and Mehdi Benatia are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are ready for the game and all of them are eager to beat Benfica in front of their fans.
On the other side Benfica have four missing players for this match. Lisandro López, Luisão, Nuno Santos and Julio César are injured and they will not play on match against Benfica. All other players are available to play and they believe that can make positive score before rematch.
Possible starting lineups
Bayern: Neuer; Lahm, Kimmich, Alaba, Bernat; Alonso, Vidal; Coman, Costa; Müller, Lewandowski
Benfica: Ederson; André Almeida, Lindelöf, Jardel, Eliseu; Fejsa, Renato Sanches, Gaitán, Pizzi; Jonas, Mitroglou
Bayern vs Benfica Prediction
Great match for betting on Tuesday evening in Champions League. Bayern Munich takes on Benfica and we will enjoy in fantastic football. For sure Bayern are bigger team and they are favorite to win this game, but it will not be an easy job. Benfica play very well this season and they will play aggressive football from the first minute. Bayern have been unstoppable at home in this season's UEFA Champions League, winning all four games, and all players are highly motivated when play in front of their fans. Benfica are in very good run and they have won 19 of their last 20 games in all competitions. However match Bayern Munich vs Benfica is going to be very interesting and exciting. So our prediction and betting tips for match Bayern vs Benfica Prediction: More goals in second half time. Odd on this event is very high at Bet365 and you can claim your bonus with deposit here. Also we expect to see scoring for both teams and maybe correct score will be 2:1. On this match we will enjoy in lots of scoring chances, and we will see lots of corners. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.