SPK VS BEN Match Preview:
Benfica’s Domestic League has not been started and the players are well rested and have had a good number of practice matches.
On the other hand Spartak Moscow had a not so good start to the tournament as they have won one and Lost one.
The interesting fact here is that Moscow’s coach Vitoria has managed Benfica before for almost 5 years.
These two teams has never played a match Head to Head in the last 10 years.
SPK VS BEN Lineups:
Spartak Moscow lineups:
Maksimenko; Rasskazov, Gigot, Dzhikiya, Lucas; Kral, Zobnin; Moses, Bakaev, Promes; Sobolev.
Vlachodimos; Verissimo, Otamendi, Vertonghen; Gilberto, Taarabt, Weigl, Grimaldo; Pizzi, Seferovic, Silva.
Signing of the summer for Moscow, Quincy Promes is injured in the first match of Russia Premier League and did not play in the second match and is in doubt for this match.
Former Chelsea Player Victor Moses is ready to play this match and prove his worth after they made his signing Permanent.
A Great Number of Attacking players are available for Benfica and we may see Yaremchuk in the playing 11 as Nunez is still recovering from the Knee Surgery.
These two teams has not played a Head to Head to match in the last 10 years.So we don’t have much data regarding head to Head Stats.
Interestingly, Both managers have played against each other 21 times and Benfica’s Jorge Jesus coming on top 13 times and drew 4 times.
Must Haves from Both teams:-
Spartak Moscow: Aleksander Sobolev(Penalty), Larson(Last Season Highest G+A+Corners+FreeKicks), Rasskazov(Tackles and Interceptions)
Benfica: Seferovic(Penalty), Grimaldo(FreeKicks), Pizzi(Corners).
Punt Picks for Remaining Spots:
Captain and VCaptain Options:
Seferovic, Grimaldo and Larsson.
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