The Pacos de Ferreira and Benfica will meet in a Portuguese Primeira Liga match this weekend, with the sides coming in with very different form. Benfica have been struggling to find their form, while Pacos de Ferreira have been in good form of late. This is sure to be an intriguing match, and one that could have a major impact on the season.
Pacos de Ferreira have been in good form of late, winning four of their last five matches, and losing just once. The team has been buoyed by the recent return of their star player, Diogo Vitor. With him back in the side, the team looks even stronger, and they will be looking to continue their good form against Benfica.
Benfica, on the other hand, have struggled for form in recent weeks, winning just one of their last five matches. The team has been hampered by the absence of their star player, Pizzi, and have been unable to find any sort of consistency. The team will be looking to turn things around against Pacos de Ferreira, and will be hoping to get back to winning ways.
Prediction: Pacos de Ferreira 2-1 Benfica
Team News: Pacos de Ferreira will be without their star striker, Diogo Vitor, who is still recovering from an injury. However, the team will be bolstered by the return of midfielder, Ruben Ribeiro, who is back from suspension. Meanwhile, Benfica will be without midfielder Pizzi, who is suspended.
Pacos de Ferreira: Sergio, Pinto, Afonso, Ferreira, Gonçalves, Ribeiro, Pires, Silva, Almeida, Gomes, Monteiro
Benfica: Varela, Tavares, Dias, Vertonghen, Almeida, Pires, Samaris, Taarabt, Cervi, Seferovic, Zivkovic