Reasons for betting on Chaves vs Benfica tip
The closing game of the second round of the Portuguese Liga NOS will be played between Chaves and Benfica. Teams are entering this match in different moods. The reigning champions were victorious in the previous round against Braga while on the other hand, Chaves lost against Vitoria Guimaraes. They will be looking a chance to make a huge surprise and to make their fans happy with a win. Guests in this event, want only three points here and to stay on the top of the standings.
The venue of this match is Estadio Municipal de Chaves.
Flavienses lost against Vitoria Guimaraes 3-2 away from home. At one moment they were three goals behind, but eventually, William scored two goals, giving them a chance to make a huge surprise and come back. The 25-year-old forward will be probably the vital part of this team. It was the first disappointment for Chaves this season, after 5 events in which they haven’t lost. During the preseason, they have recorded 4 victories and one draw. The interesting fact is that in all wins the hosts kept clean sheets. During those matches, Chaves allowed only one goal. It seems that something strange had happened with the defensive line in the previous game.
Platiny and Felipe are out for this game because of injuries, and Hamdou Elhouni is ineligible also.
The Eagles were very convincing in the derby against Braga. With 3 easy goals, Benfica proved that they will still be the number one contender for winning the title. Despite the fact that the primary weapon in attack, Kostas Mitroglou is still injured, Benfica maintained the high level of efficiency because of Jonas and Haris Seferovic, who were excellent in the previous game. The guest in this match will have a lot of troubles with injuries because several players will be ineligible for this event. Starting goalkeeper Julio Cesar, above mentioned Kostas Mitroglou, Andre Carrillo, Andre Grimaldo and Andrija Zivkovic. Nevertheless, they have proper replacements who have the quality to endanger almost any team in Europe.
Head to head matches
These two sides met only two times in history, and that happened during the past season. In both matches Benfica was dominant, clinching the routine wins. In Lisbon, they won 3-1, and on this stadium in Chaves, Benfica kept clean sheets by winning 0-2.
Prediction for Chaves vs Benfica tip
For this match, we would choose that Benfica wins. The odds are not high, but they are certain. And having in mind that this is Monday and that we do not have many games you should listen to our advice.
In order to increase the odds, the second pick would be the guests to score in both halves. If they could score three goals against Sporting Braga, who are much better than Chaves, we believe that this suggestion could happen also.