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In order to give back to the series, this Thursday the Portuguese Benfica cast awaits the visit of the Croatian team Dinamo Zagreb, in the corresponding game for the return of the UEFA Europa League round of 16, to be played at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, where at the moment it favors the Croatian team by a score of 1-0.
Apparently, Bruno Lage had a hard time deciding not to bring three important players to Zagreb in the scaffolding of the team, such as Andre Almeida, Jonas and Pizzi, and in the end he could not get a good result in the game. of these UEFA Europa League round of 16 and ended up getting more and more complicated in the series, as they come down in the score by 1-0.
For a change, the Eagles were again beaten at the beginning of the week, when they could not make the house respected and they had to settle for a draw with two goals against Belenenses and with this result allowed FC Oporto to equal it in the first place the classification in the Primeira Liga de Portugal.
But anyway, now is the time to focus on your participation in the Europa League where you have to enforce the house, where the Eagles have lost only one game in the last fourteen games where ten others ended in victories and eye that some with win included as was that 10-0 over Nacional.
On the other hand, those led by Nenad Bjelica are very confident about the latest results and that the Croatian team last weekend got a good 3-1 victory over Rijeka despite putting a mixed team and this way it is located in the first place of the classification with 61 points and practically already assured the first place of the competition, since they have taken an advantage of seventeen points on their most persecutor that is just Rijeka.
In short, this advantage allows the Croatian squad to focus on their participation in the European League and this is how this Thursday they aspire to follow the path of good results and continue making history in the Europa League. And it is necessary to say that Dinamo Zagreb arrives with a run of six games without losing taking into consideration all the competitions where five of them ended in victories.
Before the first leg of the current edition of the UEFA Europa League, these teams met in the group stage of this same competition in the 2004/05 edition when Benfica won 2-0 on this same stage.
Benfica vs D. Zagreb head to head matches
07.03.19 EL D. Zagreb Benfica 1 : 0
25.11.04 EL Benfica D. Zagreb 2 : 0