Stadium: Estadio Jose Alvalade (Lisbon)
17.04.2022 22:30 MSK
In the centrepiece of round 30 of the Portuguese championship, Sporting will host Benfica in another Lisbon derby. This season, the Lions have twice beaten the Eagles. Can Benfica take revenge?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
After their Champions League trip to Manchester City (0:0 and relegation), Sporting has played four games in the Portuguese league. The reigning champions of the Primera Division were stronger than Moreirense (2:0), Vitoria Guimaraes and Tondela (both 3:1). They scored two unanswered goals against Pacos de Ferreira in their home fixtures. After 29 games, the Lions have 73 points on aggregate. Sporting is currently second in the Portuguese league table.
Benfica's last opponents in the Portuguese championship were Belenenses. The Lisbon side finished 2:1 better than Benfica. Benfica is currently third in the Portuguese standings. They have 64 points. This week, Benfica played the return leg against Liverpool in the Champions League quarter-finals. The teams scored three goals and drew before losing 1:3 to the Merseysiders at home. Benfica has thus completed their appearance in the prestigious European competition.
Expert Betting Tips
Sporting is currently six points behind leading Porto. Ruben Amorim's side will fight until the end of the season to keep the Premiership title. Sporting players will be active, as will the representatives of Benfica. As always, we expect the Lisbon derby to be very tense with a lot of fouls and tough fights. Benfica intends to take revenge for the defeats in the face-to-face meetings this campaign. We suggest considering yellow cards as the main bet. You can also bet on a total over.
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