Eintracht will welcome Benfica to Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt for the second leg of their quarter-final meeting in Europa League. The Portuguese team have a two goal advantage from the game in Lisbon and will be to score, as a 2:0 result will see them crash off the competition.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Benfica Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last H2H game||Last H2H games||Last H2H games home/away|
|Eintracht Frankfurt||Loss||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Benfica||Win||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the teams: 11.04.2019 Benfica – Eintracht Frankfurt 4:2; Joao Felix 21’, 43’, 54’, Ruben Dias 50’; Luka Jovic 40’, Goncalo Paciencia 72’; Obite N’Dicka from the visiting side was sent off with straight red card in the 20’
Last game at this venue: The two teams have never met on German soil.
Worth mentioning: Benfica earned a hard fought 4:2 victory in the first leg last week, but Eintracht had to play over 70 minutes with a man less. Depite their advantage in numbers, the Portuguese side did not had it easy as first the Germans equalized for 1:1 and then scored the last goal in the match for 4:2. Young sensetion Joao Felix had a game to remember as he became the youngest Portuguese to score a hattrick in UEFA competition.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Benfica Stats
|As of 15.04||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Eintracht Frankfurt||Loss||7 W/ 1 D/ 2 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|Benfica||Win||6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 2 L|
Last game Eintracht Frankfurt: 14.04.2019 Eintracht Frankfurt – Augsburg 1:3; Goncalo Paciencia 14’; Marco Richter 31’, 45’, Michael Gregoritsch 84’; Gelson Fernandes from the home side was sent off for two yellow cards in the 47’
Last game Benfica: 14.04.2019 Benfica – Setubal 4:2; Rafa Silva 1’, 36′, Joao Felix 56’, Haris Seferovic 78’; Nuno Valente 39’, Jhonder Cadiz 87’(penalty); Pizzi missed a penalty for the home side in the 29’
Top performers Eintracht Frankfurt: Luka Jovic 25 goals 5 assists, Seabstien Haller 19 goals 9 assists, Ante Rebic 10 goals 4 assists.
Top performers Benfica: Haris Seferovic 21 goals 5 assists, Joao Felix 15 goals 6 assists, Rafa Silva 14 goals 2 assists.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in Eintracht’s last seven outings. The team was unbeaten in fifteen matches, prior to the first meeting with Benfica, but have now recorded two back-to-back losses. Each of their last three encounters witnessed goals at both ends and produced over 2,5 goals, while all of the previous five matches saw the Frankfurt outfit keep a clean sheet.
Benfica scored four goals in each of their last three matches. All of these featured over 4,5 goals and saw both involved teams finding the target. Benfica lost six of their last twenty away games and managed to score a combined … one goal across those six defeats.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Benfica News
Missing players Eintracht Frankfurt: Marc Stendera, Marco Russ, Taleb Tawatha. Evan N’Dicka is suspended.
Missing players Benfica: Sebastien Corchia, Gabriel Pires, German Conti.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Benfica Predictions
Over 3,5 goals – 2.37 @ bet365