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Benfica vs Rio Ave live stream: Watch today’s Primeira Liga online

By Jonathan Davies

Benfica vs Rio Ave live stream: Watch Saturday's Primeira Liga online

Published: 12:00, 8 October 2022

Benfica can move six points clear at the Primeira Liga summit when they host Rio Ave on Saturday (6pm BST).

Roger Schmidt’s side have stormed to the top of the table with seven wins from eight games, but they did drop their first points last weekend after being held to a goalless draw by Vitoria Guimaraes.

As for the visitors, they have made a steady return to the top-flight, and ended a three-game winless streak with victory over Santa Clara last time out.

How to live stream Benfica vs Rio Ave online:

Bet365* stream a selection of Primeira Liga matches for account holders. Those interested in streaming Benfica vs Rio Ave live can take advantage of this service by following the simple steps below.

  • Click on this link.
  • ‘Join now’ and enter details.
  • Log in and fund your account.
  • Navigate to the ‘In-Play’ link at the top of the homepage and select your desired event.

*Geo restrictions apply, 18+ only, must have a funded account or placed a bet in the last 24 hours, BeGambleAware. All odds and offers within this article are accurate at the time of writing (10:00, 07/10/22).

Where to watch Benfica vs Rio Ave on TV:

  • UK: Benfica TV INT
  • US: Benfica TV INT

Benfica team news

Schmidt is unlikely to make too many alterations to the side that began the hard-earned midweek draw against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.

That means the likes of Goncalo Ramos, Rafa Silva and David Neres will lead the attacking charge for the Eagles, who put five past Maritimo in their last league game at Estadio da Luz.

However, Felipe Morato is likely to miss out with an ankle injury, while Lucas Verissimo (ACL) is a long-term absentee.

Rio Ave team news

Luis Freire is also unlikely to tinker much with Rio Ave having lost just once in their last six matches.

However, Emmanuel Boateng is a doubt after coming off injured against Santa Clara last weekend. Should the Ghanaian miss out, Aziz will lead the line in his absence and Fabio Ronaldo could be the player brought in to replace him.

Primeira Liga 2022/23 recent form:

  • Benfica: DWWWW
  • Rio Ave: WDLDW

Scoreline prediction: Benfica 3-1 Rio Ave

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