Barcelona vs Benfica | Match Preview & Info

Barcelona vs Benfica

Match Info

Date

24 Nov 2021

Time

1:30 AM IST | [UTC +5:30]

Competition

Champions League

Stadium

Camp Nou

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 Match Lineup



⭕ Barcelona XI: Ter Stegen, Araújo, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba, De Jong, Busquets, Nico, Gavi, Depay, Demir.

⭕ Benfica XI: Vlachodimos, Gilberto, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Almeida, Weigl, Mário, Grimaldo, Rafa, Yaremchuk, Everton..



Match Result



⭕FT : Barcelona | 0 - 0 | Benfica


⭕ Match Preview

Prediction of Barcelona vs. Benfica, List of Champions League matches on Wednesday morning will bring Barcelona against Benfica.
Barcelona will play in this match following the 3-3 La Liga draw against Celta Vigo.
In that match, Barcelona managed to control 48% possession and 10 shots on target with 6 on target.
For Barcelona, ​​goals were scored by Ansu Fati (5′), Sergio Busquets (18′) and Memphis Depay (34′). Celta de Vigo had 18 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Iago Aspas (52′, 96′) and Nolito (74′) scored for Celta Vigo.
Xavi Hernández's Barcelona have scored 7 goals in their last 6 matches. The total number of goals scored against them in that match is 7.
Benfica head into the game having won 6-1 Primeira Liga against Braga in their last game.
In that match, Benfica had 59% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 9 on target.
For Benfica, the goalscorers are lex Grimaldo (2′), Darwin Núñez (38′), Rafa Silva (42′, 45′) and Everton (52′, 59′). For their opponents, SC Braga made 8 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Ricardo Horta (12′) scored the goals for Braga.
Demonstrating their fondness for action packed encounters, we have scored 22 goals in the previous six matches in which Benfica have played, delivering an average of 3.67 goals per encounter. The opposing team has managed to score 12 goals.
The last meeting in the league between these clubs was the Champions League match day 2 on 29/09/2021 which ended with the score at Benfica 3-0 Barcelona.
In that match, Benfica had 40% possession and 12 shots on target with 6 on target. These goals were scored by Darwin Núñez (3′, 79′) and Rafa Silva (69′).
Barcelona got 8 attempts to the goal with 1 right on target.
The referee is Daniele Orsato.
Barcelona boss Xavi Hernández had no fitness issues at all before this match thanks to the absolutely healthy squad available to choose from.
With a completely healthy squad available to choose from, Benfica manager Jorge Jesus has no fitness issues at all ahead of this clash.
Haris Seferovic is a Switzerland international who plays for Primeira Liga club Benfica as a striker.
Born in Sursee, Switzerland, on 22 February 1992, Seferovic started his youth career at his hometown club Sursee. In 2004 he moved to Lucerne, and he continued his football development at Grasshoppers from 2007 to 2009.
The 189cm-tall forward, who opts for the left foot, made three appearances for Grasshopper's senior side before joining Fiorentina in 2010.
Haris Seferovic played for the likes of Xamax, Lecce and Novara on loan as well before signing for Real Sociedad in the 2013/2014 season.
In the summer of 2014, the Switzerland international moved to Eintracht Frankfurt, where he scored 16 goals in 86 appearances in Germany's top flight.
Seferovic, who plays for Benfica at the moment, did well to win the Primeira League trophy with the Eagles in the 2018/2019 season. His main position is center forward, but he is also used as a left winger.
Barcelona is a Spanish football club based in Barcelona, ​​Catalonia. Bara was founded in 1899 and they are considered one of the biggest clubs in world football.
The Catalan giants won their 24th La Liga title in 2016, with Luis Suarez winning the “El Pichichi” award. Barcelona have won five European Cups and a number of top-class players have been part of the team in the past.
The likes of Hristo Stoichkov, Romario, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Johan Cruyff, Diego Maradona and Pep Guardiola are some of the many players who have played for Barca in the past but, no doubt, Leo Messi has established himself as a trademark. club. Barcelona welcome their rivals to the Camp Nou, a stadium built in 1957.
Barcelona's local rival is Espanyol, but the rivalry between Barca and Real Madrid is much bigger.
The two La Liga giants face each other in “El Clasico”, which is considered one of the most exciting derbies in world football. Barca is also famous for its youth soccer school, La Masia.
In our opinion, Barcelona have the desire to score some goals when they meet Benfica, who may find it difficult to score on their own.
We gave Barcelona a comfortable 2-0 margin of victory when the referee blew the final whistle.

Predicted Score Barcelona vs Benfica: 2-0


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