BEN vs RNG Dream11 Prediction: Portuguese giants Benfica welcome Scottish giants Rangers to the Estadio da Luz on Thursday evening, for a UEFA Europa League clash. The two UEFA Europa League Group D heavyweights collide as Benfica face off against Rangers. Both have won their opening two games and already look clear favourites to advance to the knockout stages. However, Benfica suffered a huge shock at the weekend domestically, going down 3-0 to Boavista and suffering their first Primeira Liga defeat of the season. Rangers meanwhile, made it five wins running in the Scottish Premier League with a hard fought 0-1 win over Kilmarnock. With two strong sides facing off here, this is expected to be a tight clash with goals likely to be at a premium. Let’s take a look at BEN vs RNG Dream11 Team prediction now.
Date: 5 November, Thursday
Time: 11:25 pm IST
Match: Benfica vs Rangers
Place: Estadio da Luz, Lisbon
Benfica Team News
Benfica have looked terrific in the first two games. In their first match, they beat Lech Poznan 4-2. They followed that up with a 3-0 win over Standard Liege, however that was a game in which the Belgians were depleted by a host of positive COVID-19 cases in their squad.
Injury update, unavailability
Centre-back Jean-Claire Todibo has an issue with his achilles tendon, which will keep him out of contention for selection for this game. Benfica will also be without Andre Almeida and Andreas Samaris.
BEN Playing 11 & Subs (probable)
Vlachodimos; Goncalves, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Tavares; Pizzi, Pires, Taraabt, Everton; Seferovic, Waldschmidt
Subs (probable): Chiquinho, Samaris, Weigl
Rangers Team News
Rangers, meanwhile, have continued on this incredible defensive run, that has seen them concede just three goals in the league all season. They have not yet conceded a goal in the Europa League, with their last two games being a 2-0 win against Standard Liege in Belgium, and a 1-0 home win over Lech Poznan.
Injury update, unavailability
Rangers will be without the service of Nikola Katic, who is still recovering from a ruptured ACL.
RNG Playing 11 & Subs (probable)
McGregor; Tavernier, Goldson, Helander, Barisic; Arfield, Jack, Kamara; Itten, Morelos, Kent
Subs (probable): Defoe, Roofe, Jones
Let’s take a look at the BEN vs RNG dream 11 prediction for today’s football match
Defenders: Grimaldo, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Tavernier
Midfielders: Kamara, Arfield, Soares, Taraabt
Forwards: Morelos, Itten
Alfredo Morelos: Alfredo Morelos has played 1 match. He has 4 shots on target from a total of 4 shots and have scored 1 goal. Alfredo Morelos averages 22 passes per match with a pass completion rate of 89%.
Cedric Itten: Itten has 2 goals in 13 matches this season. This results in a goal conversion rate of 19.09%. He had a total of 5 big chances.
Nicolas Otamendi: Otamendi has 2 goals and a total of 5 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 18.18%. He had a total of 8 big chances.
Everton Soares: He has scored 1 goal and won 2 aerial duels and 8 tackles. On top of this, he made a total of 2 blocks.
Who will win BEN vs RNG Today Match Prediction Football
With Rangers currently in superb form, it is hard to see anyone beating the current Scottish Premiership leaders. However, with Benfica set to make history and Jesus desperate for a home win in the Europa League, we see the Portuguese giants claiming a narrow victory. We predict a 2-1 win for Benfica BEN vs RNG today match prediction.