Benfica vs Manchester United: Team News, Probable Lineups & Best Dream 11 Combination

Estadio Da Luz


The UEFA Champions League is back tonight as Portuguese champions Benfica take on Manchester United at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon. While Benfica lost both their opening matches in the group, the Red Devils won both their encounters.

Let’s Jump straight to the team news.


Benfica Team News

Andre Almeida got suspended after he got sent-off in the last match against FC Basel as Benfica suffered a humiliating 5-0 defeat. Douglas and Pereira will be available to make their first appearance in the Champions League this season. Julio Cesar and Eliseu will undergo late fitness tests. 

Probable XI: Cesar, Douglas, Grimaldo, Luisao, Ruben Dias, Fejsal, Salvio, Pizzi, Cervi, Seferović/Jimenez, Jonas.


Manchester United Team News

Michael Carrick, Fellaini, Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have been left out of the squad due to injury. Eric Bailly is sidelined due to his groin injury and is a doubt. Marcos Rojo and Luke Shaw have travelled to Portugal but are not fully fit for the game.

Probable XI: De Gea, Blind, Smalling, Lindelof, Valencia, Herrera, Matic, Mata, Mkhitaryan, Rashford, Lukaku

Also Read: FC Barcelona vs Olympiacos: Team News, Probable Lineups & Best Dream 11 Combination


Best Dream 11 Team

This is the best Dream 11 combination according to me for this match.


Benfica vs Manchester United


Note: Keep checking the following Twitter Accounts for the confirmed team lineups before the deadline.

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