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Lisbon Derby Match Preview: Sporting vs Benfica






FEBRUARY 2/18


When - February 3, 2019 


Where:  Lisbon, Portugal at Estadio Jose Alvalade  Time: 17:30 WEST
















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Key Facts












- Benfica are undefeated in their last seven away games in all competitions against Sporting. 

- Benfica have scored 119 all time goals against Sporting on the road, the most goals against that Sporting have suffered at home by one team.

- Benfica's Douglas and Sporting's Gelson Martins both finished with player ratings of 7.57 in last seasons encounter at Alvalade. 

- The last time Sporting won at home against Benfica was in 2012 by score of 1-0.

- Sporting hold  a slight edge all time at home against Benfica with a record of 32 wins, 21 draws and 31 losses.

- The clubs two home stadiums are a 36 minute (2.7km) walk from one another and a 7 minute car ride.

- Last season the clubs played to a 0-0 draw at the Jose Alvalade with Rui Patricio and Bruno Varela earning the clean sheets. 


WRITTEN BY JORGE CORREIA

Last 5 League Games at Jose Alvalade
Score
Date
Draw
0-0
05-05-2018
Draw
1-1
22-04-2017
Benfica win
1-0
05-03-2016
Draw
1-1
08-02-2015
Draw
1-1
31-08-2013


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