All the facts and stats for the Taça De Portugal clash: Trofense - Benfica

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Competition: Portugal Taça De Portugal
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 19:15 (UTC)
Venue: Estádio do Clube Desportivo Trofense (3164 seats)

National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Trofense or Benfica that keep their silverware dream alive.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Trofense form and stats

This is not the first game this season in the Taça De Portugal for Trofense, as the manager R. Gomes Duarte led his troops to eliminate Pevidem, and reach the 3rd Round. Trofense participated in Taça De Portugal the last season, where they reached the 3rd round.

The story so far in the Segunda Liga for Trofense at their home stadium (Estádio do Clube Desportivo Trofense) is 1 win, 2 draws and 1 defeat.

Trofense are anxiously hoping for a goal as it's been 297 minutes since the last one in league fixtures. (Scored by B. Almeida).

Trofense's previous game was also a home match, the defeat 0-3 versus Nacional.

A strong away win before that one, visiting Pevidem (after extra-time) and winning 3-1.

Trofense has huge difficulties finding the net and are scoring on average only once per two home matches in the league: 2 goals from 4 games. Trofense have conceded 4 in these home matches.

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Benfica form and stats

Benfica's mission in Taça De Portugal last season failed in the final.

As the visiting team in Primeira Liga matches, Benfica have produced an overall stat of 4-0-0 so far. The away team travel with confidence. Not since the Sporting CP game have they lost an away game, meaning Benfica has taken points from 13 away matches in a row.

This game can not go any worse than the last one, a Primeira Liga home defeat versus Portimonense with 0-1 on the scoreboard. Defender Nicolás Otamendi was the best team player with a rating of 7.84. Otamendi hit one key pass and won 12 of 15 duels.

Prior to that match, a home win 3-0 against Barcelona in the Champions League.

A new game in only four days for Benfica, the Champions League home match versus Bayern München. Busy days.

The Benfica manager J. Pinheiro de Jesus has seen his team go crazy on the road this season, having scored 12 goals in 4 league matches away. The Benfica defense is a tough nut to crack, having conceded less than half a goal per away game on average (2 goals in 4 games).

Head 2 Head

Statistics for the last two meetings between these two squads are: one win for Trofense, one draw and zero wins for Benfica. Over 2,5 goals: one time; under 2,5 goals: one game.

Top Goalscorers

BenficaD. Núñez Ribeiro
D. Núñez Ribeiro
4 goals
BenficaR. Yaremchuk
R. Yaremchuk
4 goals
TrofenseB. Pereira Soares Almeida
B. Pereira Soares Almeida
2 goals

Trofense missing players

Benfica missing players

Trofense Benfica
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
25 12   Played P   11 25
10 6   Won W   8 18
8 3   Drew D   2 5
7 3   Lost L   1 2
22 10   Scored S   22 48
21 8   Conceded C   6 17
72% 75%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   82% 88%
44% 42%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   82% 80%
40% 33%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   45% 44%
16% 0%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   36% 28%
0% 0%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   9% 12%
28% 8%   BTTS BTTS   36% 44%
60% 67%   Clean Sheets C S   55% 48%
40% 50%   Failed to Score F T   27% 20%
 
5.7 5.5   Corners for (avg) C F   4.6 5.3
4 3.6   Corners against (avg) C A   4.6 4.4
2.4 2.3   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.4 2.8
0 0   Red cards R C   4 4
 
10.6 11.2   Shots (avg) S (   12.5 12.1
3.1 2.8   Shots on Target (avg) S O   4.7 4.7
28% 29%   Goal Efficiency G E   42% 42%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Feirense 8 6 0 2 13 6 4 3 0 1 7 4 4 3 0 1 6 2 7 18
2 Rio Ave 8 5 2 1 19 11 4 3 0 1 9 7 4 2 2 0 10 4 8 17
3 Benfica II 7 4 2 1 15 8 4 3 1 0 10 2 3 1 1 1 5 6 7 14
4 Casa Pia 8 4 2 2 14 7 3 3 0 0 10 2 5 1 2 2 4 5 7 14
5 Penafiel 8 4 1 3 7 7 4 3 0 1 4 2 4 1 1 2 3 5 0 13
6 Chaves 8 3 3 2 16 13 4 3 1 0 11 4 4 0 2 2 5 9 3 12
7 Nacional 8 3 2 3 12 11 3 2 0 1 7 3 5 1 2 2 5 8 1 11
8 Mafra 8 3 2 3 9 8 4 1 2 1 2 2 4 2 0 2 7 6 1 11
9 Estrela Amadora 8 3 2 3 13 13 5 3 0 2 10 8 3 0 2 1 3 5 0 11
10 Leixões 8 3 2 3 11 11 5 3 1 1 9 7 3 0 1 2 2 4 0 11
11 Sporting Covilha 8 2 4 2 7 10 4 1 2 1 4 4 4 1 2 1 3 6 -3 10
12 Academico Viseu 8 3 1 4 11 16 4 2 1 1 6 6 4 1 0 3 5 10 -5 10
13 Porto II 7 2 3 2 11 12 4 1 3 0 7 5 3 1 0 2 4 7 -1 9
14 Trofense 7 1 4 2 5 8 4 1 2 1 2 4 3 0 2 1 3 4 -3 7
15 Varzim 7 1 3 3 9 12 3 1 1 1 5 6 4 0 2 2 4 6 -3 6
16 Vilafranquense 8 1 3 4 7 13 4 0 3 1 4 5 4 1 0 3 3 8 -6 6
17 Farense 7 0 4 3 9 14 3 0 2 1 3 4 4 0 2 2 6 10 -5 4
18 Academica 7 0 2 5 6 14 3 0 2 1 4 5 4 0 0 4 2 9 -8 2
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Benfica 8 7 0 1 19 5 4 3 0 1 7 3 4 4 0 0 12 2 14 21
2 Porto 8 6 2 0 18 5 4 4 0 0 12 1 4 2 2 0 6 4 13 20
3 Sporting CP 8 6 2 0 13 4 4 3 1 0 7 1 4 3 1 0 6 3 9 20
4 Estoril 8 4 3 1 12 7 4 1 2 1 4 4 4 3 1 0 8 3 5 15
5 Portimonense 8 4 2 2 8 4 4 1 1 2 2 3 4 3 1 0 6 1 4 14
6 Sporting Braga 8 3 4 1 12 8 4 1 2 1 6 5 4 2 2 0 6 3 4 13
7 Vitória SC 8 2 4 2 9 7 4 1 1 2 5 4 4 1 3 0 4 3 2 10
8 Boavista 8 2 4 2 11 11 4 2 2 0 7 2 4 0 2 2 4 9 0 10
9 Gil Vicente 8 2 3 3 10 10 4 1 1 2 6 6 4 1 2 1 4 4 0 9
10 Tondela 8 3 0 5 12 14 4 2 0 2 7 7 4 1 0 3 5 7 -2 9
11 Pacos de Ferreira 8 2 3 3 8 11 4 1 2 1 5 5 4 1 1 2 3 6 -3 9
12 Vizela 8 1 5 2 7 13 4 1 3 0 5 4 4 0 2 2 2 9 -6 8
13 Maritimo 8 1 4 3 6 9 4 0 3 1 3 5 4 1 1 2 3 4 -3 7
14 Moreirense 8 1 4 3 10 16 4 1 1 2 7 8 4 0 3 1 3 8 -6 7
15 Santa Clara 8 1 3 4 6 16 4 1 2 1 4 8 4 0 1 3 2 8 -10 6
16 Arouca 8 1 2 5 8 16 4 1 1 2 5 7 4 0 1 3 3 9 -8 5
17 Belenenses 8 0 4 4 5 12 4 0 2 2 3 6 4 0 2 2 2 6 -7 4
18 Famalicao 8 0 3 5 8 14 4 0 2 2 3 5 4 0 1 3 5 9 -6 3