The Portuguese Benfica will host the Belgian Brugge in the return match of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League. The fight will take place on Tuesday, March 7, starting at 20:00 GMT.

Benfica is having a very good season this season, and thanks to which the club managed to succeed in the first leg of the Champions League, beating the upcoming opponent with a score (2-0).

In the Portuguese championship, Roger Schmidt’s team is in first place in the table with 62 points, 8 points ahead of second place.

In the last round of the championship, Benfica defeated Familicao with a score (2-0) at home, before that there was a victory over Vizela with a score (2-0).

Brugge, meanwhile, is having an unstable season and failed the first match in the Champions League, losing in the first meeting, and complicated the situation for reaching the next round.

In the Belgian Championship, Scott Parker is 4th in the table with 46 points and is 11 points ahead of the top 3.

In the last round of the championship, Brugge lost away to Oostende with a score (0-3), before that there was a victory over Gent with a score (2-0).

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Head to Head

Both teams played against each other in February of this year in the first meeting of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League, and then the meeting ended with the victory of the team from Portugal with a score (2:0).

Club Brugge have failed to win their last four Champions League games after winning their first three group stage games.

Statistical bets

  • 1st half: total under 1.5: In 3 out of 5 official meetings of the hosts, such a bet was.
  • Total Club Brugge under 1.5: Club Brugge have not scored more than two goals in their last three matches.


Х1 1,40Х 4,75Х2 7,50

We believe that the outcome of this meeting has already been decided, and Benfica will advance to the next round, and this match will be a cakewalk for the club from Portugal.

Brugge showed a good result in the group stage, but now the team is not in the right shape to impose a fight on the favorite of this meeting.

Prediction for this match: Benfica Handicap (1.5).

By Maxim

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