In the final game week of Champions League, Barcelona will try to cement at least the second place finish in Group E as they take third place Benfica at home. This is going to be a crucial matchup between these two teams as the win in this game will determine their final placing. Follow us for more live football match and international friendlies updates, predictions and odds.
Barcelona vs. Benfica
Etihad Stadium, Manchester
November 24, 2021, Wednesday 4:00 AM (GMT+8)
Barcelona will head to match unbeaten in 4 games across all competitions, winning 4 and drawing 2, since their back-to-back defeats to Real Madrid 1-0 and Rayo Vallecano 1-0 in the league that prompted the change of management. They currently sit next to leaders Bayern in Group E table, with 6 points from winning two of the 4 games prior to this final matchup in the Champions League.
Meanwhile, Benfica will come to this match with back-to-back wins after Bayern thrashed them 5-2 away from home in their most recent Champions League match. They have won only 5 of their last 10 games across all competitions, losing to 3 and drawing 2. They currently sit third in their league table with only a 2-point gap between them and the leaders, while they also sit third in the Group E table.
This game will be the sixth time that these two teams will meet in their history, with Barcelona winning 2 games, while Benfica claimed only 1 win and the other 2 ended in a draw. The most recent head-to-head between them was the first round of their matchup where Benfica won 3-0 at home. These teams have 1 loss in their last 5 home and away games across all competitions.
Barcelona 2 – 1 Benfica
Barcelona will win. Both teams will score.
Barcelona 1.60 – Draw 5.00 – Benfica 8.10
FT.HDP – Barcelona 1-1.5
(Odds might change without prior notice)
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