Benfica vs Liverpool UCL Live Stream: How to Watch, Team News, Head to Head, Odds, Prediction and Everything You Need to Know

Darwin Nunez Benfica Roberto Firmino Liverpool

The Champions League is upon us and Benfica face Liverpool in the Quarter Final of the competition that now has the remaining teams believing they can lift the trophy.

Benfica managed to knock out highly rated Ajax, whilst Liverpool beat current Serie A title holders Inter Milan to reach the last eight of the tournament.

With this game soon after an international break, form goes out the window, and it will be a tremendous atmosphere in the first leg in Portugal.

The draw already revealed that the winner of the tie would face either Villarreal of Bayern Munich in the semi-finals, and this is an exciting spectacle no matter who goes through.

Here is all you need to know about Liverpool vs Benfica:

Date

Benfica vs Liverpool will take place on Tuesday 5th April 2022 at the Estadio da Luz. The match will start at 8:00pm UK time.


How To Watch

Football fans in England will be over the moon to hear that Benfica vs Liverpool will be televised live on BT Sports. Coverage will start from 7:30pm. This match will be on BT Sport 3.


Live Stream

If you are looking to live stream the big match, you can do so via the BT Sport app or Virgin streaming service.

You need to have an account or a monthly pass to access the live stream, so make sure you have everything you need prior to kick-off. The monthly pass costs £25.


Team News

Benfica will be without two key players as Rodrigo Pinho and Lucas Verissimo are both injured and have no return date for the time being.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will have a fully fit squad to choose from, but the Reds have to be careful as Sadio Mane and Diogo Jota are one yellow card away from suspension.

Predicted Benfica XI: Vlachodimos; Gilberto, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Grimaldo; Silva, Mario, Weigl, Everton; Nunez, Yaremchuk

Predicted Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago; Mane, Firmino, Diaz

Roman Yaremchuk of Benfica celebrates with teammate Darwin Nunez after scoring their team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Round Of Sixteen Leg One match between SL Benfica and AFC Ajax

Head to Head

The two sides have met eight times in the Champions League. Benfica have won three times, and Liverpool have won five. There has been no draws between the two sides.

Last five meetings in all competitions:

  • 7th November 1984: Benfica 1-0 Liverpool
  • 21st February 2006: Benfica 1-0 Liverpool
  • 7th March 2006: Liverpool 0-2 Benfica
  • 1st April 2010: Benfica 2-1 Liverpool
  • 8th April 2010: Liverpool 4-1 Benfica

Odds

The betting markets have Liverpool as the strong favourites, and understandably so.

  • Benfica to win: 7/1
  • Draw: 4/1
  • Liverpool to win: 4/11
Jordan Henderson of Liverpool looks on during the UEFA Champions League Round Of Sixteen Leg Two match between Liverpool FC and FC Internazionale at Anfield on March 08, 2022

Prediction

This is a big game for both sides; however, Liverpool’s quality will be too much for Benfica and they are on great form at the moment, so we expect a big win for the Reds.

Prediction: Benfica 1-3 Liverpool


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