Benfica vs Maccabi Haifa. Prediction and betting.

Prediction and bet on Benfica vs Maccabi, statistics, odds. Benfica have won all nine matches this season, but whether Maccabi will be able to stop the Eagles on September 6 is in the prediction. Are you expecting a sensation?

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Benfica vs Maccabi Haifa


Benfica started last season under the leadership of Jorge Jesus, but made a lot of mistakes already at the start of the championship, allowing Sporting and Port to go into a decent gap in the first round. After the dismissal of Jesus, Nelson Verissimo was called to change the situation, but it was not possible to overtake the competitors, the Eagles finished third and were forced to participate in the Champions League qualification.

Roger Schmidt was already preparing the team for a tough fight for participation in the main club tournament in Europe. The German specialist last season with his PSV fought with Benfica for a place in the group, but lost the fight to the Eagles, while his efforts did not go unnoticed. The Portuguese left Midtjylland and Dynamo Kiev out of the tournament.

In the national championship, Benfica started superbly and definitely sets itself the most serious tasks in the current season. Having won all five matches at the start, the Eagles currently lead the standings, ahead of the second Braga by two points. In the summer, the team has traditionally earned more than 100 million euros from the sale of Darwin Nunez to Liverpool, Roman Yaremchuk to Club Brugge and Everton to Flamengo.

At the same time, the "eagles" decently spent. Major signings include David Neres from Shakhtar Donetsk, Enzo Fernandez from Argentinean River Plate and Julian Draxler, who joined Benfica on loan from PSG.

Maccabi Haifa

Maccabi Haifa is a pioneer for all Israeli football in the Champions League - the Greens became the first club in the country's history to break into the group. In 2003, Maccabi made a splash when they managed to finish third, behind Bayer and Manchester United, only two points behind the Pharmacists. The team then defeated the Red Devils 3-0 at home and left behind the Greek Olympiakos.

For the second time, the Haifa club played in the group of the most prestigious European club championship in the 2009-2010 season, but in the company of Bordeaux, Bayern and Juventus it turned out to be uncompetitive, failing to take a single point. At the same time, the Greens knocked out the Northern Irish Glentoran, Aktobe from Kazakhstan and a very serious rival in the face of Salzburg in qualifying.

Maccabi Haifa is remembered by Russian football fans primarily for knocking out CSKA from the 1/16 UEFA Cup in 2007, as well as a sensational victory over Rostov in the Europa League qualification in 2020. In the current season, on the way to the group, the Greens left the Greek Olympiacos, the Cypriot Apollo and the Serbian champions Red Star out of the tournament.

In July, Barak Bahar's team lost in the country's Super Cup to Hapoel from Beersheba. However, in the championship he started with three victories in a row and is on the second line in the table, yielding to teammates from Tel Aviv only in additional indicators.

Benfica vs Maccabi Haifa

Benfica vs Maccabi Haifa facts

  • Exact score 3:0 - two of Benfica's last four victories have come with this score. ;
  • Benfica To Score In Each Half - in two of Benfica's last three matches, this bet has been successful.;
  • Maccabi won't score - in four of the last six matches, Benfica did not concede.

Game Totals Prediction

Benfica are in great form and are winning victory after victory in all competitions - without a doubt, the fans will expect their team to continue their winning streak today. It should not be difficult for the Eagles to take three points - they look very powerful in terms of the game, they have a huge advantage over their rival in the class. Yes, and experience is of great importance - the hosts regularly play in the Champions League group, while for Maccabi this is only the third ticket to the group.

We believe that the guests have no chance. Prediction - Asian handicap (-1.5) for Benfica. In Mostbet bookmaker, such an outcome is offered with a coefficient of 1.67.

Benfica ended up in a very difficult group in which it is not a favorite - PSG and Juventus are definitely regarded as the main contenders for playoff tickets before the start of the tournament. In this regard, the points scored in the matches against Maccabi will be of key importance. Having taken the maximum in them, the Eagles will have a chance to prove themselves in the confrontation with the favorites of the quartet and compete for a ticket to the playoffs. The difference of goals following the results of six rounds can also be important, so today the hosts will obviously not limit themselves to a minimal victory.

Our second bet will be a three-goal victory for Benfica. Such a bet in Mostbet can be placed for 5.05.

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