Football best betting tips for Lech Poznan – Benfica
Lech Poznan hosts Portuguese giants Benfica in Poznan in a game from Group D of Europa League. We are going to take a look at it in our football best betting tips for today. Let’s go!
Lech Poznan reached the Europa League group stage after a decisive win against Belgian side Sporting Charleroi in the competition’s playoffs. Dani Ramirez and Tymoteusz Puchacz’ goals were enough for Lech to take the win in Charleroi.
Lech’s manager Dariusz Zuraw has some squad problems before this game on Thursday. The centre-back Lubomir Satka got sent off during the game in Belgium, so he won’t be avaliable to face Benfica tomorrow.
Benfica are a club which usually plays in the Champions League, so for them it’s a little bit dissapointing to find themselves in Europa League. For Benfica everything went wrong in the 3rd qualifying round of the competition when they traveled to Greece to face PAOK. The game in Thessaloniki surprisingly ended 2-1 for the Greek side. It was a surprise because Benfica were favourites to take the win and reach the Champions League playoffs.
Benfica’s manager Jorge Jesus admitted it was a huge dissapointment for the club to be kicked out of the Champions League. Now the Eagles must refocus on Europa League which remains a beautiful competiton to participate in.
During the weekend Benfica achieved a dominant 3-0 win over Rio Ave in the Primeira Liga. The German striker Gian Luca Waldschmidt scored a brace while Gabriel added one more for the visitors.
These are our football best betting tips for the Europa League clash between Lech Poznan and Benfica on Thursday. As usual the Portuguese team is a favourite here, but be careful with Lech – Polish football is progressing well and these teams are capable of some good things.