UEFA Europa League | Benfica VS Marseille; Friday, 12 April at 02:45 GMT +8

Benfica is seeking an improved result after a 2-1 Primeira Liga defeat against Sporting Lisbon. In that match, Benfica managed 51% possession and 14 attempts at goal, with Alexander Bah scoring the only goal. Sporting CP had 14 attempts at goal, with Geny Catamo scoring for Sporting Lisbon. Benfica’s defense has been miserly, resulting in a total of 4 goals in their past six clashes.

Marseille is aiming for a better result after a defeat to Lille in Ligue 1 last time. In that match, Marseille managed 46% possession and 13 attempts at goal, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring the only goal. Lille had 14 attempts at goal, with Jonathan David, Rémy Cabella, and Gabriel Gudmundsson scoring for them. Marseille has fired home 8 times in their six recent matches.

Benfica boss Roger Schmidt has a fully-fit squad for the upcoming game, with no fitness concerns. Benfica may use a 4-2-3-1 system, starting Anatolii Trubin, Alexander Bah, Antonio Silva, and others.

Marseille manager Jean-Louis Gasset has a full squad for the match against Les Olympiens, with players like Jean Onana, Valentin Rongier, Bilal Nadir, Amir Murillo, and Jonathan Clauss missing due to injuries. Les Olympiens are expected to opt for a 4-3-3 system, with Pau Lopez, Mbemba, Gigot, Balerdi, Merlin, Kondogbia, Veretout, Harit, Ndiaye, Moumbagna, and Aubameyang.

Predicted lineups:


Goalkeeper: Anatoliy Trubin
Defenders: Fredrik Aursnes. Nicolás Otamendi, António Silva, Alexander Bah
Midfielders: João Neves, Florentino Luís, Rafa Silva
Forwards: Casper Tengstedt, David Neres, Ángel Di María


Goalkeeper: Pau López
Defenders: Ulisses Garcia, Samuel Gigot, Quentin Merlin, Leonardo Balerdi
Midfielders: Pape Gueye, Jordan Veretout, Azzedine Ounahi
Forwards: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Amine Harit, Luis Henrique

  • Benfica – 3 wins
  • Marseille – 1 win
  • Draws – 2

Over all competition record

Marseille faces Benfica, who may score to secure a 1-0 advantage in a highly competitive game.

Winning probability:

Benfica – 52%

Draw – 26%

Marseille – 22%

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