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Benfica team news & predicted line-up vs Inter Milan

In this piece, we take a look at the latest Benfica team news ahead of their upcoming Champions League clash with Inter Milan.


Benfica will head into this game full of confidence. The Portuguese outfit were able to hold PSG to two 1-1 draws during the group stage of this competition.

They then dominated Club Brugge in the last-16, picking up a 7-1 win across the two legs. Benfica are also dominating domestically and are seven points clear in Liga Nos having only lost twice all campaign whilst conceding just 16 goals.

Predicted Benfica line-up vs Inter Milan

Benfica team news vs Inter Milan

Benfica have a number of big names missing ahead of this tie.

Key man Goncalo Guedes is sidelined for Benfica on Tuesday with a knee injury.

Elsewhere, Julian Draxler had ankle surgery recently, which rules out the PSG loanee for the visit of Inter.

Mihailo Ristic has been missing since February because of a hamstring issue and is once again expected to be out this weekend.

Finally, right-back Alexander Bah was withdrawn after 26 minutes vs FC Porto at the weekend and is a doubt for this match.

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Josh Barker

Josh Barker

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