Benfica vs Sporting Lisbon – Preview, Tips and Odds

Portugal: Liga Portugal
Benfica
Full Time
2:2
Sporting CP
Highlights and Stats


On Sunday, Benfica will face Sporting Lisbon in a 16th-round Primeira Liga derby. The match will see the first-placed Eagles test their skills against the Lions, who currently occupy the 4th spot in the standings.

Benfica vs Sporting Lisbon Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2022/04/17Last 20 Games
Benfica
win
  • ?
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
Sporting CP
loss
  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Laway

Worth Mentioning

When Benfica last faced Sporting Lisbon on the football pitch, the game finished with a score of 0:2 for Benfica. During the previous 10 encounters, the home sides did not enjoy a significant advantage, as the 5 wins at home and 4 away triumphs clearly indicated. No more than 1 of the 10 latest encounters ended in a draw. Three of the last five clashes saw both sides hit the back of the net, and three featured over two and a half goals. Benfica did not concede in one of those meetings, and Sporting Lisbon kept a clean sheet also on a seperate occasion. The previous five games ended with an average of 3.40 goals.

Benfica vs Sporting Lisbon Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

BenficaSporting CP
  • Goals

    1.40
    1.10
  • Fouls

    14.43
    15.21
  • Corners

    4.43
    5.14
  • Offsides

    3.07
    2.86
  • Cards

    3.71
    3.50
  • Posession

    50%
    50%

Benfica Form

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

In their last match, Benfica registered a 0:2 away win versus Varzim in the Taça de Portugal on January 10. The club is currently on a streak of two back-to-back victories. It appears location had little to no impact on how Benfica’s previous 10 encounters unfolded. These ended in five home victories and five wins for the visiting sides. The club did not record a single draw in its previous 10 games. Two of Benfica’s last five meetings featured over 2.5 goals, with both teams hitting the target in one of them. During these, the team was successful in maintaining three clean sheets, but they failed to score in just one. According to statistics, their previous five matches ended with an average of 2.20 net goals.
  • Goals
    3.10
  • Fouls
    10.44
  • Corners
    7.78
  • Offsides
    3.00
  • Cards
    1.11
  • Posession
    61%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Cup2023/01/10VarzimBenfica02 W
Portuguese Liga2023/01/06BenficaPortimonense10 W
Portuguese Liga2022/12/30Sporting BragaBenfica30 L
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 Liga2022/10/08BenficaRio Ave42 W

Sporting Lisbon Form

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

Sporting Lisbon previously faced Martimo on Sunday, and the final score was a 1:0 loss away from home. With the exception of its most recent encounter, the team has had a streak of three consecutive victories. Playing at your own stadium had no significant role in the latest ten clashes for Sporting Lisbon, as the teams involved enjoyed six home wins and three away wins. The result was a draw in just one of the Lisbon-based outfit most recent 10 games. When we look at the team’s last five matches, we see that all but one ended with more than 2.5 goals, and in two both involved teams scored. Sporting managed to keep two clean sheets and were unable to score in just one. Over the course of the team’s previous five encounters, the sides scored an average of 2.6 goals.
  • Goals
    1.30
  • Fouls
    13.78
  • Corners
    6.44
  • Offsides
    2.44
  • Cards
    3.89
  • Posession
    54%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Portuguese Liga2023/01/08MaritimoSporting Lisbon10 L
Portuguese Liga2022/12/29Sporting LisbonPacos de Ferreira30 W
Portuguese Liga2022/11/13FamalicaoSporting Lisbon12 W
Portuguese Liga2022/11/05Sporting LisbonGuimaraes30 W
UEFA Champions League2022/11/01Sporting LisbonEintracht Frankfurt12 L
Portuguese Liga2022/10/29AroucaSporting Lisbon10 L
UEFA Champions League2022/10/26Tottenham HotspurSporting Lisbon11 D
Portuguese Liga2022/10/22Sporting LisbonCasa Pia31 W
Cup2022/10/16VarzimSporting Lisbon10 L
UEFA Champions League2022/10/12Sporting LisbonOlympique Marseille02 L

Formations and Lineups

Benfica

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

Sporting CP

Formation:3-4-2-1
  • G1Antonio Adán
  • D25Gonçalo Inácio
  • D4Sebastián Coates
  • D2Matheus Reis
  • M24Pedro Porro
  • M28Pedro Gonçalves
  • M15Manuel Ugarte
  • M11Nuno Santos
  • F10Marcus Edwards
  • F17Francisco Trincão
  • F20Paulinho
1 Antonio Adán 25 Gonçalo Inácio 4 Sebastián Coates 2 Matheus Reis 24 Pedro Porro 28 Pedro Gonçalves 15 Manuel Ugarte 11 Nuno Santos 10 Marcus Edwards 17 Francisco Trincão 20 Paulinho

Match Details

BenficavsSporting CP
  • 90+3`
    (in) Chiquinho(out) Rafa Silva
  • 89`
    (in) J. Cabral(out) Trincao
  • 88`
    Y. ChermitiFoul
  • 86`
    J. St. JusteTripping
  • 78`
    (in) Arthur Gomes(out) M. Edwards
  • 77`
    (in) Y. Chermiti(out) Paulinho
  • 67`
    (in) J. St. Juste(out) Matheus Reis
  • 65`
    (in) D. Neres(out) F. Aursnes
  • 64`
    G. RamosA. Grimaldo
    2 - 2
  • 61`
    M. UgarteRoughing
  • 53`
    1 - 2
    Pedro Goncalves (pen.)
  • 46`
    TrincaoFoul
  • 45+3`
    Pedro GoncalvesFoul
  • 41`
    Rafa SilvaFoul
  • 37`
    G. Ramos
    1 - 1
  • 27`
    0 - 1
    A. Bah (o.g.)
  • 5`
    N. OtamendiTripping

Players Ratings

BenficavsSporting CP
  • 88Gonçalo Ramos
    8 / 10
  • 66António Silva
    7.3 / 10
  • 13Enzo Fernández
    7.3 / 10
  • 30Nicolás Otamendi
    7.2 / 10
  • 20João Mário
    7.2 / 10
  • 6Alexander Bah
    6.9 / 10
  • 61Florentino Luís
    6.9 / 10
  • 7David Neres
    6.5 / 10
  • 99Odysseas Vlachodimos
    6.3 / 10
  • 3Alejandro Grimaldo
    6.3 / 10
  • 27Rafa Silva
    6.3 / 10
  • 8Fredrik Aursnes
    6 / 10
  • 20Paulinho
    7.3 / 10
  • 1Antonio Adán
    7.2 / 10
  • 15Manuel Ugarte
    7.2 / 10
  • 11Nuno Santos
    7 / 10
  • 10Marcus Edwards
    7 / 10
  • 25Gonçalo Inácio
    6.9 / 10
  • 4Sebastián Coates
    6.9 / 10
  • 24Pedro Porro
    6.9 / 10
  • 17Francisco Trincão
    6.7 / 10
  • 3Jeremiah St. Juste
    6.6 / 10
  • 77Jovane Cabral
    6.5 / 10
  • 2Matheus Reis
    6.3 / 10
  • 33Arthur Gomes
    6.3 / 10
  • 79Youssef Chermiti
    6.3 / 10
  • 28Pedro Gonçalves
    6.2 / 10

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