UCL Match Preview : Borussia Dortmund vs Benfica

Borussia Dortmund were unfortuante to lose the reverse leg 1-0 in Lisbon but should fancy their chances of overturning the tie on home soil on Wednesday.

They warmed up with a thumping 6-2 win over Bayer Leverkusen at the weekend and haven’t lost a competitive game at home all season.

Benfica have won each of their last seven competitive matches but four of their five defeats this season have come on the road. Their overall away record against German clubs is W2 D6 L14.

Team News

Borussia Dortmund – Sven Bender and Sebastian Rode haven’t featured in 2017, while Marco Reus will miss the reverse leg with a hamstring injury. Mario Gotze is also sidelined indefinitely.

Raphaël Guerreiro and Marcel Schmelzer are a booking away from a ban in UEFA competition.

Benfica – Nelson Semedo missed their 1-0 win away to Feirense at the weekend through suspension but will come back into the team here but Alex Girmaldo and Filipe Augusto are still expected to miss out through injury.

Lubomir Fejsa hasn’t featured since 19 February because of an ankle injury and he remains a doubt here.

Pizzi, Fejsa and Samaris are a booking away from a ban.

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As at this post Borussia Dortmund has 1.31 odd to win the match on NaijaBet while Benfica Lisbon has 10.86 odd to win the match also,while the odd to draw the match is 5.73.

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