PORTO and Benfica battle it out in a Primeira Liga grudge match under the lights this evening.
One of the fiercest clashes in the Portuguese calendar, these two sides are locked in a title battle with league leaders Sporting.
Porto are enjoying a rich vein of form and dispatched Famalicao 4-1 in their last league game[/caption]
When is Porto vs Benfica?
- This huge showdown is all set for TONIGHT, Friday January 15.
- Kick-off is at 9pm GMT.
- The last time the two sides met on this ground, Porto won 3-2 in a bad-tempered affair which saw TEN bookings.
- You can follow all the action as it happen with our live blog, right here from 7.30pm.
Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?
You can catch this game FREE here in the UK.
It will be shown live on FreeSports, which is available on Freeview (64), Sky (422) and Virgin Media (553).
You can also stream using the LiveScore App, which you can find on both Apple and Google Play stores.
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What is the team news?
Malang Sarr, Marko Grujic and Toni Martinez all featured in the cup during midweek but are expected to drop out the side.
Carraca, Manafa and Fabio Vieira have all tested positive for Covid-19.
For the visitors Andre Almeida is out for the remainder of the campaign, while Gabriel Pires misses out through injury.
Joao Ferreira is a doubt as he looks to return from Covid-19 isolation.
- Porto to win – 11/10
- Draw – 5/2
- Benfica victory – 9/4
*All odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.