Prediction 10/29: Benfica vs Standard Liege (Europa League)

Benfica and Standard Liege meet for matchday 2 of Group D in the UEFA Europa League.

Betting tips:

  • Benfica win @1.35
  • Over 2.5 goals @1.47

At the Da Luz stadium in Lisbon, Benfica will face Standard Liege this Thursday at 3:00 pm for matchday 2 of Group D in the UEFA Europa League. The Lisbon team is a wide favourite to add three.

In terms of background, the two have never faced each other at an official level throughout their history.

For this match, the betting tip broadly foresees a Benfica victory, so even the possibility of a tie is unlikely. Another good bet option is the odds of more than 2.5 goals.

Match analysis: Benfica vs Standard Liege
The second date of the Europa League groups is played this Thursday and one of the 24 games that make up the day is the one that Benfica will star against Standard Liege, an unprecedented confrontation between two teams that started the continental tournament in different ways. However, according to the forecasts of the main bookmakers, the big favourite to get the victory is the Portuguese team.

Benfica is on a six-game winning streak at the official level. In the Portuguese League, he leads with five wins in the same number of games this season and in the Europa League he made his debut with a 2-4 victory over Lech Poznan. In the local league, the “eagles” have beaten Belenenses 2-0. Meanwhile, Standard Liege has three games without victories, including the 0-2 against Glasgow Rangers in their first game for the Europa League. As for the local tournament (Pro League), their last match was a 2-0 loss to Sint-Truiden.

Register with Bongobongo and bet on Benfica’s win. Another good betting option is in the goal market, with over 2.5 goals in the match.

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