Benfica vs Spartak Moscow betting tips
This article covers Benfica vs Spartak Moscow betting tips and predictions, and these are the betting odds.
o – Benfica 4/9
o – Draw 16/5
o – Spartak Moscow 13/2
Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.
Benfica vs Spartak Moscow: Match details
Match: Benfica vs Spartak Moscow
Competition: Champions League Qualifying
Date: 10th August 2021
Kick-off time: 20:00 (UK time)
Stadium: Estádio da Luz
Betting prediction: Benfica 2-1 Spartak Moscow
Benfica take a 2-0 advantage into the second leg following their win in Russia last week.
Jorge Jesus’ side dominated proceedings in the first leg with goals from Rafa Silva and Gilberto giving them the lead in the tie.
Spartak Moscow have had a difficult start to the season having lost two of their opening three league matches.
They followed up their defeat to Benfica on Wednesday with a 2-1 loss against Nizhny Novograd.
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Roman Yaremchuk to score first. The Ukrainian is in the line to make his first start for the club since his move from Genk.
Both Haris Seferovic and Darwin Nunez have been ruled out, meaning Yaremchuk is set to be given the nod to start.
The 25-year-old is coming off the back of a strong Euro 2020 campaign in which he helped Ukraine to reach the quarter-finals.
He will be hoping to kick off his time at Benfica with a goal on his debut against a struggling Spartak side.
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Benfica vs Spartak Moscow: Match preview
Benfica head into Tuesday’s second leg with a 2-0 lead.
Goals from Rafa Silva and Gilberto saw Benfica walk out winners in Moscow last week.
Jorge Jesus’ side were worthy winner, in the end, dominating in most areas of the match.
The first-leg was Benfica’s first competitive match of the season following a strong pre-season.
The Portuguese side also kicked off their league campaign with a win on the weekend.
They managed to defeat Moreirense and despite playing with ten men for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, Spartak Moscow’s season has got off to a slow start.
Rui Vitória’s side have now lost three of their four matches, which includes two league defeats.
Having finished second in the Russia Premier League last season, Spartak are currently down in 11th.
Over the weekend, they were beaten by newly-promoted side Nizhny Novgorod.
Benfica team news vs Spartak Moscow
Haris Seferovic is set to miss the clash having gone off injured in the first-leg.
Strike partner Darwin Nunez also remains sidelined with a knee injury.
New signing Roman Yaremchuk could therefore be given a debut and lead the line for Benfica.
Spartak Moscow team news vs Benfica
Victor Moses will miss Tuesday’s match with an injury.
The former Chelsea man was forced off with a knock on the weekend.
Pavel Maslov and Aleksandr Selikhov are both also unavailable due to injury.
Predicted Benfica line-up vs Spartak Moscow
Predicted Spartak Moscow line-up vs Benfica
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This article was edited by Ben Green.
FAQs for Benfica vs Spartak Moscow betting tips
What are the betting odds for Benfica vs Spartak Moscow?
Benfica 4/9, Draw 16/5, Spartak Moscow 13/2
What is the prediction for Benfica vs Spartak Moscow?
Benfica 2-1 Spartak Moscow