Nairabet Preview: Benfica – Manchester United: Expect Lukaku to score

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The former Everton man didn’t impress at the weekend and will be raring to go against the Eagles

Manchester United will be on the road once again when they tackle Benfica at the Estadio Da Luz in Group A of the Uefa Champions League on Wednesday.

The Eagles could do nothing to stop Basel last time out as they were thumped 5-0 at St. Jakob Park. That result added to their opening day defeat at home to CSKA Moscow means are without any points and sit rock bottom of the group.Nairabet rightly places them as the underdogs at (4.65).

The Red Devils held Liverpool to a goalless draw at the weekend but still remain within touching distance of Premier League leaders Manchester City. Jose Mourinho’s men have won their opening two games to take command of Group A and are favourites for victory at (1.85).

Luisao Benfica Basel

A draw stands at (3.70) with the same firm.            

Manchester United have lost only once to Benfica in nine previous European meetings, winning six and drawing two. Considering their improved form generally this season, they are (1.18) to leave Lisbon without losing.

The Red Devils have never failed to score in their previous outings with the Eagles and can back to be the only side to score at tempting odds of (2.80).

Romelu Lukaku Manchester United

Rui Vitoria’s men have conceded a mammoth 11 goals in just their last three Champions League games. Their struggles mean they won’t be able to contain United’s threat. We can thus expect to see two or more goals surface in the Portuguese capital at (1.95).

Romelu Lukaku drew a blank at Anfield on Saturday but will be expected to get back into the scoring groove having scored against Basel and CSKA Moscow. The big Belgian is tipped to score first at (3.80) and (1.85) anytime with Nairabet.