Benfica and Porto are competing for the top spot in the Portuguese championship
Benfica and Porto will look to establish themselves at the top of the Portuguese League when they face each other on Friday at the Estadio da Luz on the seventh day of the competition, under the eyes of Sporting.
Before this first shock of the 2023-24 season, the Portuguese champion occupies third place, one point behind the Dragon And the the blackWho will not enter the field until Saturday at Farence (eleventh).
The two teams have previously faced each other this season. Benfica Winning 2-0 and winning the Super Cup, but the recent results in Lisbon were more favorable to the team harborwho won during her last two visits to her opponent, as she celebrated her title in 2021-22.
German coach Roger Schmidt Will count on a team of Benfica Completely, unlike Sergio ConceicaoThe visitors’ coach who casts doubt on the influential centre-back babyon the list of more or less serious injuries which also includes Marcano, Zido, Veron, Dani Namasu and Evanilson.
After a false start in the Portuguese League, with a 3-2 defeat to… Boavista, Benfica A streak of five consecutive victories began, which, if continued, would mean the team’s first defeat Porto Club In the competition, the worst result for the runner-up was a 1-1 draw Aruka.
Match between Benfica And the Port FCo, which will start at 8:15 p.m., and will be held at an unusual time due to the two clubs’ commitments next week in the second round of the Champions League.
the Sports It is the other team that has not yet lost in the tournament and can benefit from the confrontation between the other contenders for the title to end the day in the lead against FarenceWho returned to the elite this year.