Benfica vs Barcelona: UCL match preview, lineup, and Dream11 team prediction

Catch all the match details, preview and Fantasy predictions of the UCL Group E clash between Benfica and FC Barcelona

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Benfica vs Barcelona: UCL match preview, lineup, and Dream11 team prediction

Both Benfica and FC Barcelona will go in search of their first Champions League group stage wins of the season. They will lock horns at the Estadio da Luz in Group E on Wednesday night. Jorge Jesus's side played out a goalless draw with Dynamo Kiev on the opening day. Whereas Barcelona suffered a likely 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich. SportzPoint brings you every insider from the Benfica vs Barcelona game for your fantasy Prediction.

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Benfica vs Barcelona | Match Details:

Tournament – Champions League, Group – E, Round 2

Date and Time – Thursday, Sept. 30 2021, 12:30 A.M.

Stadium – Estadio Da Luz

Where to Watch – Jio TV/Sony LIV

Benfica vs Barcelona | Recent form:

Benfica recent form (in all competitions) – W W D W W

FC Barcelona recent form (in all competitions) – W L D D W

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Benfica vs Barcelona | Team News:


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Benfica defender Lucas Verissimo is back from a European ban this week. He might displace fellow Brazilian Morato in the hosts' defence alongside Nicolas Otamendi and Jan Vertonghen. Adel Taarabt is available for Champions League fixtures amid a lengthy domestic suspension. While Yaremchuk is under no pressure for a start. Haris Seferovic is expected to remain out until after the international break.

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FC Barcelona:

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Barcelona continues to cope without long-term injury victims Sergio Aguero, Ousmane Dembele and Martin Braithwaite. While Jordi Alba is also likely to miss out after coming off against Bayern, but Ansu Fati made his long-awaited comeback against Levante. Frenkie de Jong returns from a domestic ban and will displace Gavi or Nico Gonzalez in the visitors' midfield. Meanwhile, Sergino Dest will continue at left-back if Alba and Balde are both ruled out.

Possible starting lineup:


Vlachodimos; Verissimo, Otamendi, Vertonghen; Pizzi, Weigl, Mario, Grimaldo; Silva, Yaremchuk, Nunez

FC Barcelona:

Ter Stegen; Mingueza, Pique, Araujo, Dest; F. de Jong, Busquets, Pedri; Coutinho, L. de Jong, Depay

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Benfica vs Barcelona | Dream11 Fantasy football team and predictions:

GK: Ter Stegen

DEF: Vertonghen, Otamendi, Mingueza, Araujo

MID: Frenkie De Jong, Mario, Pedri

FWD: Depay, Yaremchuk, Coutinho

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