This week, the Benfica Lisbon team faced Porto in the seventh day of Liga NOS, commonly known as “O Classico”. Television channel, probable line-ups… Here is the information you need to know about the match.
Context of the meeting between Benfica and Porto
The match between Benfica and Porto could mark an early season tournament for the Portuguese champions. Roger Schmidt’s team started the championship with a defeat at Boavista (3-2), before stringing together five consecutive victories, the last of which against Portimonense. However, the Red and Whites got off to a bad start in the Champions League, losing at home against Salzburg (0-2). The game now moves to the next level for the battle of Porto, which now sits on the already beaten Super Cup at the start of the season. José Mourinho’s former team is undefeated in the league, with 16 points out of 18 possible, and also started in the Champions League and impressed against Shakhtar (1-3).
Probable line-ups of Benfica and Porto
Unfortunately for Roger Schmidt, he didn’t tell the story of Maria’s angel, a former Paris Saint-Germain player and one of the best kids on his team after the start of the season. Petar Musa, who has scored four goals, is also assured for the match. Porto’s coast is the central defense which affects the three absent players: Zaidu Sanusi, Ivan Marcano and Pepe.
Benfica’s probable line-up: Trubin – Bah, Otamendi, Morato, Aursnes – Neves, Kokcu, Neres, Silva, Mario – Musa
Probable composition of Porto: Costa – Mario, Cardoso, Carmo, Wendell – Varela, Eustaquio, Pepe, Jaime, Galeno – Taremi
Schedule and TV broadcast of the Benfica and Porto match
The match between Benfica and Porto will take place at 9:15 p.m., but it will be broadcast in France. The full TV schedule for the day is available.