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FC Barcelona will come up against Benfica in Tuesday’s forthcoming Women's Champions League fixture.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the FC Barcelona v Benfica match are shown here (inc. the best betting odds).
FC Barcelona will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 0-6 Primera Div Femenina victory against Villarreal CF.
For FC Barcelona, the scorers were Aitana Bonmatí (14', 50'), Asisat Oshoala (24', 85'), Salma Paralluelo (77') and Caroline Graham Hansen (82').
Fixtures featuring FC Barcelona have tended to be lively ones recently with plenty of scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past 6 games, a grand total of 31 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 5.17 goals per game) with 30 of them belonging to FC Barcelona. Putting that to one side, time will tell if such a trend will be sustained in this upcoming game.
Benfica go into this meeting following a 4-0 Women's Champions League win with the downing of Apollon Ladies in their previous game.
For Benfica, the scorers were Francisca Nazareth (65'), Marie-Yasmine Alidou (71') and Christy Ucheibe (78').
In a total of 5 out of the previous 6 games featuring Benfica, three or more goals have gone in. The overall average goals scored per match in that time is 5.67, with the number of goals averaged by Benfica being 4.17.
Head to head
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Women's Champions League match day 5 on 15/12/2022 when it finished Benfica 2-6 FC Barcelona.
Team News: FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona boss Jonatan Giráldez will be happy not to have any fitness concerns at all before this match with a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Benfica
Due to a fully injury-free squad to pick from, the Benfica manager does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
We’ve got the feeling that FC Barcelona have it within them to dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
Conversely, Benfica might well find it a difficult task to score themselves but we can see them scoring as well.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a comfortable 3-1 victory for FC Barcelona at the end of this one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadi Johan Cruyff (6,000)
Captain: Alexia Putellas
Chairman: Joan Laporta
Manager: Jonatan Giráldez
Competitions: Primera Div Femenina position 1, Women's Champions League (Group A)
🔑 Key Man: Salma Paralluelo
Mostly taking up the Left Wing position, Salma Paralluelo was born in Zaragoza, Spain. Having made a first senior appearance for FC Barcelona in the 2023 - 2024 season, the accomplished Forward has netted 6 league goals in this Liga F 2023 - 2024 campaign to date in a total of 4 appearances.