Sporting Braga vs Benfica – Preview, Tips and Odds

Portugal: Liga Portugal
Braga
Full Time
3:0
Benfica
Highlights and Stats


Sporting Braga will welcome Benfica on Friday at Estádio Municipal de Braga for a match of the 14th round of the Primeira Liga. The hosts in this tie are in the 3rd place in the standings with 28 points, while their next opponents are up on the 1st spot with 37 points.

Sporting Braga vs Benfica Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2022/04/01Last 20 Games
Braga
win
  • ?
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
Benfica
loss
  • ?
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Waway

Worth Mentioning

The most recent time when Sporting Braga and Benfica locked horns, the game finished with the score of 3:2 to Sporting Braga. The two clubs took on each other on the 1st of April 2022. In the course of the last 10 encounters, performing at home did not play any major role in determining the outcomes, considering the 5 home victories and 5 away trumphs. Not a single draw was recorded throughout the last 10 meetings. The last five clashes ended with three producing over 2.5 goals and three witnessing goals at both ends of the pitch. In that period Sporting Braga managed to keep one clean sheet, and the Eagles have not conceded in one. These meetings turned out to be high scoring affairs with a total of 21 goals on show.

Sporting Braga vs Benfica Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

BragaBenfica
  • Goals

    1.10
    2.50
  • Fouls

    13.60
    13.67
  • Corners

    4.40
    4.33
  • Offsides

    2.67
    2.67
  • Cards

    3.47
    2.67
  • Posession

    44%
    56%

Sporting Braga Form

  • ?
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Lhome

On November 13th Sporting Braga ended in a 2:1 victory against Portimonense away from home in a Primeira Liga encounter. The club is riding a streak of two consecutive wins. During the most recent 10 clashes of Sporting Braga, the teams involved were not really affected by playing at home or away, as they ended in a total of 3 triumphs for the hosts and 6 victories for the visitors. Only 1 of the squad’s most recent 10 meetings finished in a draw. Of their last five games, three resulted in over 2.5 goals and three had both sides scoring. During that period Sporting Braga managed to keep one clean sheet, while they failed to score in just one match. Judging by the numbers, the team’s preceding 5 outings saw an average of 2.20 goals.
  • Goals
    1.20
  • Fouls
    11.56
  • Corners
    6.67
  • Offsides
    1.89
  • Cards
    3.44
  • Posession
    51%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Portuguese Liga2022/11/13PortimonenseSporting Braga12 W
Cup2022/11/10Sporting BragaMoreirense21 W
Portuguese Liga2022/11/06Sporting BragaCasa Pia01 L
UEFA Europa League2022/11/03Sporting BragaMalmo FF21 W
Portuguese Liga2022/10/30Gil VicenteSporting Braga01 W
UEFA Europa League2022/10/27Union BerlinSporting Braga10 L
Portuguese Liga2022/10/22EstorilSporting Braga02 W
Cup2022/10/16Felgueiras 1932Sporting Braga12 W
Portuguese Liga2022/10/09Sporting BragaChaves01 L
UEFA Europa League2022/10/06Sporting BragaUnion Saint-Gilloise12 L

Benfica Form

  • ?
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Dhome

The latest match of Benfica was against Gil Vicente on Sunday, with the outcome being a comfortable 3:1 win at home. The club is now on a run of seven straight victories and have not lost in their previous ten games. The home crowd, usually referred to as the “12th player”, have failed to significantly impact Benfica’s recent ten meetings, as they ended in 4 home triumphs and 4 away wins. The result was a draw in just two of the outfit’s most recent 10 clashes. When we take a look at the last five encounters, we see that all but one ended with more than 2.5 goals, with three having the two involved sides scoring. The Eagles managed to keep two clean sheets and scored at least one goal in all. The last five outings ended with an average of 4.6 goals.
  • Goals
    3.10
  • Fouls
    10.75
  • Corners
    7.13
  • Offsides
    2.50
  • Cards
    1.88
  • Posession
    57%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Portuguese Liga2022/11/13BenficaGil Vicente31 W
Cup2022/11/09EstorilBenfica01 W
Portuguese Liga2022/11/06EstorilBenfica15 W
UEFA Champions League2022/11/02Maccabi HaifaBenfica16 W
Portuguese Liga2022/10/29BenficaChaves50 W
UEFA Champions League2022/10/25BenficaJuventus43 W
Portuguese Liga2022/10/21PortoBenfica01 W
Cup2022/10/15CaldasBenfica11 D
Portuguese Liga2022/10/08BenficaRio Ave42 W
UEFA Champions League2022/10/05BenficaParis St Germain11 D

Formations and Lineups

Braga

Formation:4-4-2
  • G1Matheus
  • D2Victor Gómez
  • D15Paulo Oliveira
  • D4Sikou Niakaté
  • D6Nuno Sequeira
  • M45Iuri Medeiros
  • M8Mutassim Al Musrati
  • M19Uroš Račić
  • M21Ricardo Horta
  • F10André Horta
  • F9Abel Ruíz
1 Matheus 2 Victor Gómez 15 Paulo Oliveira 4 Sikou Niakaté 6 Nuno Sequeira 45 Iuri Medeiros 8 Mutassim Al Musrati 19 Uroš Račić 21 Ricardo Horta 10 André Horta 9 Abel Ruíz

Benfica

Formation:4-2-3-1
  • G99Odysseas Vlachodimos
  • D6Alexander Bah
  • D66António Silva
  • D30Nicolás Otamendi
  • D3Alejandro Grimaldo
  • M13Enzo Fernández
  • M61Florentino Luís
  • M20João Mário
  • M27Rafa Silva
  • M8Fredrik Aursnes
  • F88Gonçalo Ramos
99 Odysseas Vlachodimos 6 Alexander Bah 66 António Silva 30 Nicolás Otamendi 3 Alejandro Grimaldo 13 Enzo Fernández 61 Florentino Luís 20 João Mário 27 Rafa Silva 8 Fredrik Aursnes 88 Gonçalo Ramos

Match Details

BragavsBenfica
  • 89`
    (in) Chiquinho(out) E. Fernandez
  • 89`
    (in) J. Neves(out) G. Ramos
  • 88`
    (in) R. Gomes(out) R. Horta
  • 87`
    N. OtamendiRoughing
  • 85`
    Rafa SilvaTripping
  • 82`
    (in) Vitinha(out) A. Ruiz
  • 82`
    (in) A. Castro(out) A. Horta
  • 79`
    Artur Jorge
  • 78`
    A. HortaHolding
  • 74`
    (in) Tormena(out) S. Niakate
  • 74`
    (in) Hernani Infande(out) I. Medeiros
  • 71`
    (in) Gilberto(out) A. Bah
  • 71`
    (in) J. Draxler(out) Joao Mario
  • 70`
    R. HortaI. Medeiros
    3 - 0
  • 46`
    (in) P. Musa(out) Florentino
  • 32`
    R. HortaA. Ruiz
    2 - 0
  • 27`
    FlorentinoTripping
  • 2`
    A. Ruiz
    1 - 0

Players Ratings

BragavsBenfica
  • 21Ricardo Horta
    8.5 / 10
  • 9Abel Ruíz
    7.9 / 10
  • 1Matheus
    7.6 / 10
  • 45Iuri Medeiros
    7.6 / 10
  • 2Victor Gómez
    7.3 / 10
  • 15Paulo Oliveira
    7.2 / 10
  • 6Nuno Sequeira
    7.2 / 10
  • 19Uroš Račić
    7.2 / 10
  • 10André Horta
    7 / 10
  • 4Sikou Niakaté
    6.9 / 10
  • 8Mutassim Al Musrati
    6.9 / 10
  • 3Vítor Tormena
    6.9 / 10
  • 88André Castro
    6.6 / 10
  • 71Hernani Infande
    6.5 / 10
  • 7Rodrigo Gomes
    6.3 / 10
  • 99Vitinha
    6.2 / 10
  • 8Fredrik Aursnes
    7.2 / 10
  • 30Nicolás Otamendi
    6.9 / 10
  • 66António Silva
    6.7 / 10
  • 2Gilberto
    6.7 / 10
  • 93Julian Draxler
    6.7 / 10
  • 3Alejandro Grimaldo
    6.6 / 10
  • 61Florentino Luís
    6.6 / 10
  • 88Gonçalo Ramos
    6.6 / 10
  • 22Chiquinho
    6.5 / 10
  • 99Odysseas Vlachodimos
    6.3 / 10
  • 13Enzo Fernández
    6.3 / 10
  • 87Joao Neves
    6.3 / 10
  • 33Petar Musa
    6.3 / 10
  • 20João Mário
    6.2 / 10
  • 6Alexander Bah
    6 / 10
  • 27Rafa Silva
    6 / 10

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