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Benfica v Maccabi Haifa live stream: Watch tonight’s Champions League online

By Ben Green

Benfica v Maccabi Haifa live stream: Watch tonight's Champions League online

Published: 8:00, 6 September 2022

The Champions League returns to our screens this week and over in Group H, Benfica and Maccabi Haifa collide in Lisbon for a must-win contest on Tuesday at 8pm (UK time).

In what is the first-ever European meeting between Benfica and Maccabi Haifa, the stakes could not be higher. Drawn into a daunting group containing continental heavyweights Juventus and PSG, an early defeat here for either side would surely spell immediate danger of progressing. Benfica reached the quarter-finals last season, but are now without former talisman Darwin Nunez, while Maccabi Haifa lost all six of their group matches without scoring a single goal during their previous appearance in the competition’s groups.

How to live stream Benfica v Maccabi Haifa online:

  • DAZN are streaming this match live for account holders in Canada and Germany.

Where to watch Benfica v Maccabi Haifa on TV:

  • UK: BT Sport 8
  • US: N/A

Benfica team news

Julian Draxler could get his Benfica debut on Tuesday, though not from the start, as he continues to get used to his new team following a move from PSG. Roger Schmidt saw two of his players sent off on Friday night in Benfica’s 2-1 win over Vizela, but both Joao Mario and Goncalo Ramos will be available for selection here as those domestic indiscretions don’t affect European competition.

Club Sky Bet
Manchester City 2/1
Bayern Munich 9/2
Arsenal 11/2
Real Madrid 11/2
PSG 11/1
Barcelona 16/1
Inter Milan 20/1
Atletico Madrid 22/1
Borussia Dortmund 33/1
Napoli 33/1
Real Sociedad 50/1
RB Leipzig 66/1
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Maccabi Haifa team news

There are concerns over the availability of Raz Meir and Mahmoud Jaber, but Barak Bakhar should have a near enough fit squad to travel to the Portuguese capital. Haitian forward Frantzdy Pierrot joined the club at the start of the summer from Guingamp and he top scored for them in the Champions League qualifiers with five crucial goals to get them to the groups. Dolev Haziza meanwhile was the club’s top assist provider, setting up his team-mates on five occasions. Both players should have huge parts to play at the Estadio da Luz.

Scoreline prediction: Benfica 2-0 Maccabi Haifa

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