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The most exciting game that the 7th edition of the Primeira Liga de Portugal offers us, is the one that will be played at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, when the always candidates for the title such as Benfica and FC Oporto, reissue a new version of the Super Classic of the Primeira Liga de Portugal, with the idea of adding a victory that allows him to follow closely in the fight for the first place in the Lusa League or why not, finish at the top of the ranking.
As we know, the eagles missed the title last season after four consecutive years being champions and was nothing less than FC Oporto, but in the end led by Rui Vitória are with all the desire to recover the crown.
At the moment Benfica does not know of defeats in his six games for the Primeira Liga de Portugal, with four of them as victories and in this way they are placed in third place with 14 points, two points less than the leader Sporting Braga, so that this Sunday they have nothing to gain and more against a direct rival such as FC Oporto who is just in the second box.
At the moment the season for the Eagles has been very positive, so of the thirteen official games played so far, adding local and continental competitions, they have only fallen once and it was their debut at home in the UEFA Champions League when they lost 0- 2 against Beyern of Munich, but happily Benfica recovered in the middle of the week and traveled to Greece to face the Athens AEK who won by 2-3, so their hopes of qualifying for the next instance of that competition are latent.
Those led by Sérgio Conceição have also started the season in a very good way, so the Dragons are coming to a 1-0 home win against Galatasaray of Turkey in the UEFA Champions League match and the best thing is that this result allows them to ratify the A goal in his visit to Schalke 04, for which FC Oporto currently has its foot in the next stage of the UEFA tournament.
With this victory the dragons added their third consecutive victory and the best thing is that the three got it without receiving any goal, in addition to maintaining a streak of six games without losing in all competitions, and if we want to be more extensive we have to say that only They have lost a game of the nine played in official competitions.
The truth is that the Dragons are in second place with 15 points, one less than the Sporting Braga leaders, so they want to take advantage of the fatigue of the eagles’ trip to achieve a good result in this commitment.
In terms of direct confrontations we have to say that Benfica has only lost two of their last forty-four league games at home, although it must be said that he has suffered lately to be able to move forward with FC Oporto, and even his last game in This scenario was the triumph for the Dragons by 0-1, in a result that practically gave the title to the Dragons.
With this victory the Dragons add an undefeated seven games against the Eagles where three ended in victories, in addition three of those seven games were played at the Estádio da Luz and two favored FC Oporto.
Benfica vs FC Porto head to head matches
15.04.18 PL Benfica FC Porto 0 : 1
01.12.17 PL FC Porto Benfica 0 : 0
01.04.17 PL Benfica FC Porto 1 : 1
06.11.16 PL FC Porto Benfica 1 : 1
12.02.16 PL Benfica FC Porto 1 : 2