Benfica host Braga on matchday 28 of Portuguese league. The match will take place on Friday, April 1st at Estadio Da Luz.
Benfica are still playing in the Champions League and this is why they battle with another eurocup fighter Braga was rescheduled for Friday so the team can have more time to get ready for their quarterfinal battles. The Eagle took the lead in the domestic league and show impressive results with 22 wins, 1 draw and 4 defeat after 27 matches and 71-18 aggregate goal difference. Such results got the team 67 points. Benfica played 13 matches at own turf, taking 11 wins and 2 defeats with 40-10 overall goal difference.
Braga are also battling in Europe and they have to face Shakhtar Donetsk next Thursday in the first leg quarterfinal. The team is currently fourth with 14 wins 8 draws and 5 defeats after 27 matches. This record got them 50 points. Braga took 20 points in 14 away matches with 12-12 goal difference. We should note that Braga failed to score in recent two away matches, drawing clash with Arouca and unexpectedly losing to Belenenses 0-3.
It comes as no surprise that Benfica have advantage in the head-to-head record between these teams. Today’s hosts have also won the first round match on the road 2-0. Benfica in the title race and show impressive results at home. The visitors, in turn, have almost no objectives in the league as they almost guaranteed their fourth place and have small chances to move up to third. Considering the above we can expect the hosts to record another victory.
Prediction for the match: Benfica to win.