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O Classico Match Preview: Benfica vs FC Porto






OCTOBER 4/18


When - October 7, 2018 


Where:  Lisbon, Portugal at Estadio da Luz  Time: 17:30 WEST
















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Key Facts












- Benfica's all time home record against FC Porto is 42 wins, 26 draws and 16 losses. 

- Benfica have scored 166 all time goals against FC Porto at home, the most goals against that FC Porto have suffered on road by one team.

- Benfica acquired an injunction earlier this week to not have this game played behind closed doors. 

- Benfica last home win over Porto was 2-0 in 2014, Rodrigo and Garay scored for the home side.

- Hector Herrera scored the winner at the Luz in the 90th minute last season to move Porto into top spot in the league where they remained.

- FC Porto have lost only three league games at the Luz since 2002 with a record of 7 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses  

- Porto's Maxi Pereira haunted his former club last season with the highest average player rating in both encounters of 8.50. 


WRITTEN BY JORGE CORREIA

Last 5 League Games at Luz
Score
Date
FC Porto win
1-0
15-04-2018
Draw
1-1
01-04-2017
FC Porto win
2-1
12-02-2016
Draw
0-0
26-04-2015
Benfica win
2-0
12-01-2014


Image from SL Benfica page