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Santa Clara vs Benfica prediction, odds, and free betting tips (11/09/2021)

Benfica look to maintain their 100% record in the Portuguese Primeira Liga 2021-22 campaign when they go up against Santa Clara at the Estádio de São Miguel.

Santa Clara vs Benfica – Free Betting Tips & Predictions

Benfica come into this game after securing a 2-1 home win over Tondela. Santa Clara recovered from back-to-back get a narrow 1-0 success over Gil Vicente with both teams having had a man sent off.

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Benfica to win the game

Benfica may not have the strongest record against Santa Clara with only one win in the last three matches, but the visitors come to this match as a confident bunch. Even with the Champions League group game against Dynamo Kyiv just around the corner, Benfica are likely to focus on this match. Santa Clara have had an exceptional home run with four wins and a draw in the last five. However, this run might just end against an opponent like Benfica.

Total goals over 2.5

Benfica have not been scintillating in front of goal, but they have been doing the job sufficiently. Santa Clara will be pushing the opposition hard and the team has had enough success at home to believe in their strength going forward.

Goals from both teams – yes

Santa Clara have scored at least a goal in all of their home matches this season – Portuguese league and Conference League. Benfica have come up with goals in all of the league matches so far even if they have not scored over 2.5 goals in any of the games.

Santa Clara vs Benfica: Match Preview and Team News

Santa Clara

Santa Clara are going through a strong run that will be quite difficult to handle for Benfica. The primary motivation for Santa Clara will be to use this good start to the season to get a first home win Benfica in this century. Cristian Tassano, Hamidou Keyta, and Costinha are unavailable for selection.

Benfica

Benfica might have made a 100% start to the season and they are the only team in the division to boast this record. However, the start of the Champions League action will make it tricky for Benfica to concentrate on the domestic matches. Manager Jorge Jesus only has Ferro unavailable due to injury, while Adel Taarabt is suspended.

Analysing the Stats for Santa Clara vs Benfica

Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.

Portugal Primeira Liga
Santa Clara
VS
Benfica
September 11, 2021
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Santa Clara vs Benfica

icon Head to Head

11/09/21
PPL
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
0 - 5
Benfica
Benfica
26/04/21
PPL
Benfica
Benfica
2 - 1
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
04/01/21
PPL
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
1 - 1
Benfica
Benfica
23/06/20
PPL
Benfica
Benfica
3 - 4
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
09/11/19
PPL
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
1 - 2
Benfica
Benfica

Santa Clara

Last 5

17/09/21
PPL
Portimonense
Portimonense
2 - 1
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
29/08/21
PPL
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
1 - 0
Gil Vicente
Gil Vicente
26/08/21
UECLQ
Partizan Belgrade
Partizan Belgrade
2 - 0
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
23/08/21
PPL
Boavista
Boavista
2 - 0
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
19/08/21
UECLQ
Santa Clara
Santa Clara
2 - 1
Partizan Belgrade
Partizan Belgrade

Benfica

Last 5

14/09/21
UCL
Dynamo Kiev
Dynamo Kiev
0 - 0
Benfica
Benfica
29/08/21
PPL
Benfica
Benfica
2 - 1
Tondela
Tondela
24/08/21
UCLQ
PSV
PSV
0 - 0
Benfica
Benfica
21/08/21
PPL
Gil Vicente
Gil Vicente
0 - 2
Benfica
Benfica
18/08/21
UCLQ
Benfica
Benfica
2 - 1
PSV
PSV

FAQs on Santa Clara vs Benfica game

Santa Clara vs Benfica prediction

Where is the match going to take place? Estádio de São Miguel

When will this match start? September 11, 2021 at 18:00 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Benfica

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