Germans and Portuguese face each other from 8:00 p.m.
Benfica was able to secure an important advantage against Eintracht Frankfurt (4-2) in the first leg of the first leg at the Estádio da Luz. Now, this Thursday, the incarnated team are favorites to move to the semi-finals. which Bruno Lage said in the preview of the meeting.
It is necessary to have ambition, motivation and concentration for “game by game”, as Benfica coach said, “reach the goal. With the main focus on the championship, the Eagles do not want to neglect the Europa League and will do everything they can to be present in the next phase.
Adi Hutter, the coach of Eintracht Frankfurt, has said what his team needs to do to get the turnaround on the undercard. Attentive to João Felix and company, the Germans believe that they have a 45% chance of moving forward.
Last eleven starters
Eintracht Frankfurt: Kevin Trapp, Traoré, Danny da Costa, Hinteregger, Hasebe, Gelson Fernandes, Sebastian Rode, Ante Rebic, Luka Jovic, Kostic, and Gonçalo Paciencia.
Benfica: Odysseas, André Almeida, Ferro, Ruben Dias, Grimaldo, Samaris, Florentino, Pizzi, Rafa, João Félix and Seferovic.