The Municipal Stadium 22 de Junho, in Vila Nova de Famalicão, will be the stage for the second leg of one of the semi-finals of the Portuguese Cup, between the Famalicão and Benfica team, who face each other scheduled for the next one. Tuesday. João Pedro Sousa’s team goes into the game after the defeat, by 3-2, in the visit to Lisbon, in the first leg of the tie, so they will be forced to win in order to guarantee the qualification for the final of Jamor. Last Saturday, Famalicão was “run over” in a championship game, losing 7-0 against Vitória de Guimarães. Benfica are already in the game knowing that the tie will serve to be in the final of the Portuguese Cup, following the defeat in the classic against FC Porto (2-3), in the last round of the Liga NOS, which they did with the “eagles” now have only four points of advantage in leading the classification.
Key statistics for the match Famalicao vs Benfica
Famalicão has not won for 5 consecutive games, during which time they added 2 draws and 3 defeats.
Benfica won all away matches in this edition of the Portuguese Cup and 75% of the last 4 away matches in all competitions.
This will be the third game of the season between Famalicão and Benfica. In the previous 2, Lage’s team won: in the championship, 4-0, and in the first leg of the Cup semi-final, a week ago, by 3-2.
Soccer Betting Tips Famalicao vs Benfica
This will be the game that will decide which of the two teams will play in the final of the Portuguese Cup, after a first leg that had a very balanced game, where Benfica ended up winning, with an incredible turnaround, in the final stage of the match. . Playing at home, Famalicão will have to try to have even more protagonism in the game, since the tie will not serve their interests. The superior experience and individual quality of Bruno Lage’s team should make Benfica react well to the defeat in the championship, so there will be a lot of value in the triumph of the “incarnates”, rated at 1.89.
Betting Tips: Benfica wins the game