Benfica hosts Manchester United in a match from the Champions League group stages. We will bring you our football betting tips for today for this clash in the beautiful city of Lisboa.
We are about to witness a game between the weakest and the strongest team in this group in terms of points being won. Benfica are still without a single point won so far, while Manchester United have a perfect record of 6 points won from two matches so far.
It was a terrible start of the campaign for Benfica. The Portuguese giants conceded two consecutive losses by CSKA Moscow and Basel, which really hurted their ambitions to qualify for the next stage of the competition. Benfica still have some chances to progress, but if they want that they must surely enjoy two positive results in the games against Manchester United.
As for United, Jose Mourinho’s team is perfect in its performance so far – two wins from two games. Manchester United returned to the Champions League after winning Europa League and now the Red Devils are motivated to give their best in the most prestigious competition in Europe.
And while Manchester United are doing well in the English Premier League, being on just two points behind the leader Manchester City, Benfica have problems in the Portuguese Primeira Liga as well. They are currently on 5 points behind the leader Porto which brings some questions about their chances to win the title this season. They are clearly not at their best levels just yet, but let’s not be too quick to write them off – the season is long and things could change. If Benfica really want to see positive change in their performance, they could start against Manchester United in the Champions League.
These are our football betting tips for today for the match between Benfica and Manchester United. Good luck!