Football Betting Tips GD Chaves vs SL Benfica
The Flavienses receive in the Municipal Stadium Eng. Manuel Branco Teixeira de Chaves the runner-up of the League NOS, the SL Benfica, in the match corresponding to the sixth day of the Portuguese competition.
GD Chaves (Desportivo de Chaves) occupies the 10th position in the NOS League, with 2 wins and 3 losses in the 5 matches he has played. The men of Daniel Ramos fell thrashed in Do Dragao in the debut (5-0), winning at home to Portimonense 2-0. Again as a visitor, the team fell in Funchal against Marítimo (2-1), and SC Braga took the victory of Chaves by 0-1. Last weekend, the team won in the Boavista field by 1-2.
Eleven Probable: Ricardo – Paulinho, Nikola Maras, Marção, Djavan – Gevorg Ghazaryan, Stephen, Bruno Gallo – Perdigao, William, Niltinho Soares.
SL Benfica saw how their great rival in Portugal, FC Porto, regained the title after four years of clear dominance of the capital. Rui Vitoria will occupy the Águilas bench for the 4th consecutive season, with the clear goal of reaching the league of the maximum continental competition. With a budget of 235 million euros, the Lusos return to be a team more seller than buyer, as in recent years. Four are the sales that have taken something more than 30 million euros to the coffers of the lisboetas.
Portuguese midfielder Joao Carvalho arrives at Nottingham Forest for 15 million euros; midfielder André Horta goes to Los Angeles FC for 5.7 million euros, while Italian Cristante goes to Atalanta for 5 million more. Finally, Joao Amaral goes to Polish Lech Poznan for 1.5 million. To replace them, up to 8 players come to the Da Luz club for an investment of less than just over 15 million euros, which include Shakhtar Donetsk top scorer Facundo Ferreyra, Chilean Nicolás Castillo and Argentine central defender Cristián Lema.
The Eagles lost their last two preseason games in the International Nations Cup against Juventus (on penalties) and Olympique Lyon (2-3). Already in European competition, the lisboetas eliminated PAOK in the last round and got into the group stage, falling to Bayern Munich in the debut in Da Luz by 0-2.
Already in the NOS League, the team of Rui Vitoria is leader, adding 4 wins and a draw in the first five contested matches. The Eagles debuted with victory against Vitoria Guimaraes and Boavista, and tied the following day against Sporting CP (1-1), in the derby of the capital., Beating Nacional (0-2) and winning CD das Aves ( 2-0) in the last match.
Eleven Probable: Vlachodimos – Almeida, Jardel, Ruben Dias, Grimaldo – Gedson, Fejsa, Pizzi, Cervi, Salvio – Facundo Ferreyra.
The precedents favor the SL Benfica, winner of the 4 duels between them. In addition, the Eagles have won their last three away games and have Pizzi in great form, with 4 goals. The forecast is that the leader will take the victory of Chaves in a disputed match.
Betting Tips: Asian handicap, SL Benfica (-1)