After a big home win in their last round in local league, Benfica will be turning their attention to the anticipated Champions League game as they host Borussia Dortmund at the Estadio da Luz in the first leg of the round of 16.
Benfica To Extend Their Local Domination to Europe
After qualifying second in Group B of the Champions league, Benfica will be hoping they can nick a win at home against the inconsistent Dortmund side before they meet again at the terrifying Signal Iduna Park.
The team have qualified to this round second in their group after they won two games, drew once and lost twice. They got 8 points, scoring 10 goals and conceding 10.
Benfica have collected a total of 10 points from a possible 15 in their last five league games in Portuguese Primeira Liga. Their last league match was against Arouca at home where they won 3-0.
Benfica are currently sitting in the 1st place in the league table. They have 51 points from 16 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. The team scored 47 goals and conceded 12 since the start of the season.
Dortmund Hoping For European Glory
Unbeaten in their group stage of the Champions League, Borussia Dortmund will be looking to keep their European record clean before the second home leg.
The visitors have topped their group above Real Madrid with 14 points from 4 wins, and 2 draws. They have scored 21 goals and conceded 9 in Group F.
Borussia Dortmund have collected a total of 8 points from a possible 15 in their last five league games in the Bundesliga. Their last league match was against Darmstadt 98 away from home where they lost 2-1.
Borussia Dortmund are currently sitting in the 4th place in the league table. They have 34 points from 9 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses. They have scored 40 goals and conceded 23 since the start of the season.
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