The second leg between Midtjylland and Benfica will take place on 9 August. The game will start at 17:45 GMT. The last meeting ended with the victory of the guests with a score of (4:1).

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Сhampions League 2022-23

Midtjylland vs Benfica
Preview

Midtjylland enter this game after a 3-3 draw against Lyngby Freyr Alexandersson in the Danish Super League.

Goals from striker Sori Kaba, left-back Nicholas Deer and striker Anders Dreyer gave Midtjylland the lead in the first half. But this advantage has been negated.

Benfica, on the other hand, beat 10-man Aroca 4-0 in the Primeira Liga. Goals from right-back Gilberto and midfielder Enzo Fernandez, as well as a brace from winger Rafa Silva, ensured Benfica’s win.

Last season, Benfica reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League, where they lost to Liverpool 4-6 on aggregate.

Team news

Midtjylland

Midtjylland will be without Brazilian striker Evander. Other than that, there are no known issues.

Injured: Evander.

Doubtful: None.

Suspended: None.

Benfica

Benfia will not be able to use the services of central defender Lucas Verissimo. Meanwhile, there are doubts about the availability of left-back Mihailo Ristic and central defender Joao Victor.

Injured: Lucas Verissimo.

Doubtful: Joao Victor, Mihailo Ristic.

Suspended: None.

Prediction
Midtjylland win 4.00 Draw 4.15 Benfica win 1.83

Midtjylland have proven to be a smart and well-managed club. However, they will be outsiders here, as Benfica already have a three-goal lead.

Prediction for this match: Benfica win and total goals under 2.5.

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