Benfica vs Bayern Munich LIVE in Champions League: Preview, Squad News and Dream11 Prediction, BEN vs BAY live streaming, follow for live updates. Bayern Munich will travel to Lisbon to face Benfica on Thursday.
When and Where to watch the Champions League match?
Benfica are going to host Bayern Munich at Estádio da Luz Stadium on Thursday, October 21. The Champions League fixture will begin at 12:30 A.M I.S.T.
Live Streaming Details
The live match will be telecasted on the Sony Sports network. It will also be available for live streaming on the Sony LIV platform and Jio TV.
Benfica vs Bayern Munich LIVE in Champions League: Match Preview
Bayern Munich have started their season on strong terms. They are at the top of the league in Bundesliga. However, Bayern Munich are coming into this fixture after beating Bayer Leverkusen by a margin of five goals to one on Sunday.
Moreover, the Bavarians are unbeaten in their Champions League group. They have played two matches so far and they have won the two. Moreover, they also have a good goal difference ratio of +8. The Bundesliga giants will hope to maintain their form on Thursday.
Benfica are sitting at the top of the points table in the Primeira Liga. Moreover, the Portuguese club are coming into this fixture after a 2-1 win against Trofense. The Portuguese club will be hoping to cause an upset against Bayern Munich in front of their fans.
Benfica vs Bayern Munich: Squad news
Benfica: Gil Dias is not match fit after receiving an injury against Trofense. It is not clear whether he will feature or not. Valentino Lazaro and Haris Seferovic will also not be available for the fixture against Bayern Munich on Thursday.
Bayern Munich: Alphonso Davies is not a 100 per cent match fit. He was taken off before halftime against Bayer Leverkusen last week. It is to be seen whether he will feature or not. However, Benjamin Pavard will return from his suspension and he could feature against Benfica.
Benfica vs Bayern Munich: Predicted 11 for both the teams
Benfica: Vlachodimos, Verissimo; Otamendi, Vertonghen, Gilberto; Weigl, Mario; Grimaldo, Silva, Yaremchuk; Nunez.
Bayern Munich: Neuer, Pavard; Sule, Upamecano; Hernandez, Kimmich; Goretzka, Sane, Muller; Gnabry, Lewandowski.
Benfica vs Bayern Munich: Head to Head stats
Bayern Munich and Benfica have met around four times in the UEFA Champions League. And Bayern Munich have managed to win three games while they drew just one game. However, Benfica are yet to win a single game against Bayern Munich.
Defenders: Pavard, Otamendi, Upamecano
Midfielders: Weigl, Goretzka, Kimmich(VC), Mario, Sane
Strikers: Lewandowski(C), Nunez
This could be an easy victory for Bayern Munich against Benfica. They are likely to win the game by two goals to nil with a brilliant attacking display.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.