On Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 21:00 clock in the Europa League knockout stages, Benfica welcomes their rivals of Germany - Eintracht Frankfurt on each other. The meeting under the direction of referees takes place at the Estadio da Luz. For an Asian handicap bet +0 Eintracht Frankfurt bookmakers gave the odds of 2.33.
Benfica Lisbon has been internationally represented for years. In this year's Champions League season, the team of coach Bruno Lage has reached in the strong group with FC Bayern Munich and Ajax Amsterdam in third place, and thus descended into the Europa League. The final score is two wins, one draw and three losses with a goal difference of 6:11. In the Europa League, the team were able to prevail on the way to the quarterfinals against Galatasaray Istanbul and Dinamo Zagreb. For the game against Eintracht Frankfurt, the suspended Jonas and injured Ebuehi, Salvio, Conti and Gabriel are not available in the Starting XI.
Eintracht Frankfurt plays a sensational season in the Europa League. In the group stage, all six games were won. Among the group opponents were the well-known teams Lazio Rome and Olympic Marseille. The goal difference is 17:5. So far, the team of coach Adi Hütter has met away in every game. In the round of 32, the team prevailed against Shakhtar Donetsk, and in the second round, Inter Milan was cleared out of the way. For the quarter-final first leg in Lisbon Eintracht plague great injury concerns. Chandler, Tawatha, Rode, Haller, Stendera, Toure, Gacinovic and Russ are not available as well. Behind the use of Hinteregger is still a question mark.
Both teams meet for the first time on the European stage. Due to the achievements so far, Eintracht Frankfurt is considered as a light favourite. The team has a lot of injury worries ahead of this game, but with players like Jovic, Rebic or Kostic still very high quality on the field. The team of S.L. Benfica is also not to be underestimated and has many years of international experience in this competition. Since this is the first leg, both teams will probably not take too much risk in this game. In the end, therefore, could be a draw or a narrow victory for Eintracht Frankfurt.
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