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O Classico Match Preview: FC Porto vs Benfica






FEBRUARY 2/19


When - March 2, 2019


Where:  Porto, Portugal at Estadio do Dragao  Time: 20:30 WEST
















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Key Facts












- Benfica is currently on an eight game winning streak in league play coming into the Dragao. 

- Benfica coach Bruno Lage will be looking for revenge as his only loss in Portugal so far was against Porto in Taca da Liga.

- Benfica's Joao Felix has scored eight league goals and set up five others in 821 minutes which is just over nine full games of play. 

- Benfica won this season's encounter 1-0 at the Luz in October on a Seferovic goal.

- Porto manager Conceicao could turn to a 4-3-3 formation to try to neutralize Benfica midfield.

- FC Porto have scored 163 goals all time at home in league games against Benfica with an all time record of 50 wins, 21 draws & 13 defeats. 

- Porto's Yacine Brahimi was the player of the game in last seasons encounter at the Dragao. 


WRITTEN BY JORGE CORREIA

Last 5 League Games at Dragao
Score
Date
Draw
0-0
12-01-2017
Draw
1-1
11-06-2016
FC Porto win
1-0
20-09-2015
Benfica win
2-0
14-12-2014
FC Porto win
2-1
10-05-2014


Image from SL Benfica page

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