Benfica vs Rio Ave Soccer Betting Tips
The Estádio da Luz, in Lisbon, will host, next Tuesday, one of the matches of the Portuguese Cup quarter-final between the Benfica and Rio Ave team. from an iron-for-victory win at Desportivo das Aves 2-1 last Friday in a game where Benfica dominated and even massacred but missed many scoring opportunities. Still, Bruno Lage’s side have managed to maintain their four-point lead for FC Porto and now have a different challenge. This time, Rio Ave will be ahead, a team that is said to see coach Carlos Carvalhal depart soon for a new adventure in Brazil. In what may have been one of the last matches in the service of the Vila Condenses, the coach saw the team won, in the Azores, against Santa Clara, 1-0, thus approaching the “European” goal that pursues in the NOS League. . Who will win the best in a new duel between “student” Lage and “teacher” Carvalhal?
Key statistics for the match Benfica vs Rio Ave
Benfica comes to this match after 9 consecutive wins playing in their field.
In the last 5 matches for all competitions, Rio Ave have a record of 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses.
The Benfica and Rio Ave teams have already met this season in the NOS League, with the “incarnates” winning 2-0 in Lisbon on 2 November.
Soccer Betting Tips Benfica vs Rio Ave
Although this is not an easy opponent for Benfica, who are struggling to reach the Jamor final in the Portuguese Cup, the fact that Bruno Lage’s home team, motivated by their good performance against Aves, should make them “Eagles” have the supremacy in the game, tactically and also in creating opportunities. Rio Ave has been a very fickle team and, before the national champion, should have difficulties to face each other.
Betting Tips: Benfica AH -1.25