Traditional rivals and hugely successful Portuguese giants Benfica and FC Porto face off in the Taça de Portugal Final on Saturday, in a showpiece fixture that should provide a fitting climax to a thrilling tournament.
After the Eagles (Benfica) won the league title the last season, the Dragons (FC Porto) showed immense determination in winning it back this time around. Now, they are in the final of the Taca de Portugal, and have the opportunity to deliver the domestic double.
🧩 Benfica vs Porto key details
- 🗓 1 August 2020
- 🏟 Estádio EFAPEL Cidade de Coimbra
- ⌚️ 21:45 kickoff (EAT)
🧮 Likely starting XIs
Vlachodimos; Tavares, Jardel, Dias, Almeida; Cervi, Pires, Weigl, Pizzi; Chiquinho; Seferovic
Costa; Telles, Mbemba, Pepe, Manafá; Otávio, Oliveira, Loum, Pereira, Corona; Marega
🔑 Key betting facts
- Both teams scored in three of the last four meetings between Benfica and Porto.
- Benfica scored at least once in 40 of their last 43 competitive fixtures.
- FC Porto did the league double over Benfica this season.
- Both teams scored in nine of Benfica’s last 13 matches.
- Porto are undefeated in their last 13 matches (Taça de Portugal).
🔮 Futaa Best Bet: Both teams to score