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O Classico Match Preview: Benfica vs FC Porto







When - May 7, 2022


Where:  Lisbon, Portugal at Estadio da Luz  Time: 6pm WEST
















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Key Facts











- Benfica's Darwin Nunez leads the league in scoring with 26 goals with two games remaining a six goal lead over closest rival.

- Benfica last defeated FC Porto in a league game at the Luz in 2018 a 1-0 victory.

- Benfica and FC Porto will be playing in their 176th "O Classico" league game.

- FC Porto need one point to clinch the league title, if FC Porto are to win or draw they will not be given league trophy until final league game.

- FC Porto are unbeaten in their last eight encounters across all competitions they have played against Benfica. (6 wins and 2 draws)

- FC Porto have been awarded 9 penalties this season while Benfica have been awarded 5.

- FC Porto defeated Benfica twice within seven days in December 2021 a league win and a Taca de Portugal win.



WRITTEN BY JORGE CORREIA

Last 5 League Games at Luz
Score
Date
Draw
1-1
06-05-2021
FC Porto win
2-0
24-08-2019
Benfica win
1-0
07-10-2018
FC Porto win
1-0
15-04-2018
Draw
1-1
01-04-2017