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Paris Saint-Germain’s UEFA Champions League trip to Benfica could go a long way towards deciding the final standings in Group H with both sides enjoying a strong start to the campaign.

Two wins each have put the duo in the driving seat to clinch a knockout spot, ahead of Juventus and Maccabi Haifa. The coming two matches between them could settle who finishes in top spot.

PSG find themselves under their traditional pressure to make an impact in the Champions League with their star-studded squad aiming to become kings of Europe for the first time.

Benfica reached the Champions League quarterfinals in 2021/22 and have a crucial advantage over Juventus as it stands — and they will want to stay above the Bianconeri for as long as possible.

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What time is Benfica vs. PSG?

Benfica play host to PSG at Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal. It kicks off at 8 p.m. BST on Wednesday, Oct 5.

UK USA Canada Australia
Date Wed, Oct 5 Wed, Oct 5 Wed, Oct 5 Thu, Oct 6
Time 20:00 BST 15:00 ET 15:00 ET 06:00 AEDT

How to watch Benfica vs. PSG

UK USA Canada Australia
TV channel BT Sport 4
Streaming BT Sport website/app Paramount+/VIX+ DAZN Stan Sport

UK: Matches are carried across BT Sport streaming and TV platforms.

USA: Benfica vs. PSG will be shown on streaming services Paramount+ and VIX+.

Canada: Every Champions League match all season long is broadcast in Canada via DAZN.

Australia: Every Champions League match all season long is streamed in Australia via Stan Sport.

Benfica vs. PSG predicted lineups

Roger Schmidt’s injury picture remains unchanged for Benfica ahead of this game with Felipe Morato, Joao Victor and Lucas Verissimo all still out of action. Julian Draxler is poised to start against his old club.

Benfica predicted lineup (4-2-3-1): Vlachodimos (GK) — Grimaldo, Otamendi, A. Silva, Bah — Fernandes, Luis — Draxler, R. Silva, Neres — Ramos

PSG head coach Christophe Galtier has been boosted by news that Marco Verratti has shaken off an injury, although Renato Sanches is struggling to be fit. The superstar attacking trio of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe is expected to start in Lisbon.

PSG predicted lineup (3-4-3): Donnarumma (GK) — Ramos, Marquinhos, Mukiele —Mendes, Ruiz, Sanches, Hakimi — Messi, Mbappe, Neymar

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Benfica vs. PSG betting odds

These sides have matched each other in Europe this season, with two wins from two games, and Benfica will break new ground if they can start a Champions League campaign with three consecutive victories.

PSG are nonetheless backed as clear favourites to win and take control of the group.

UK
(Sky Bet)
USA
(Ceasers)
Canada
(Sports Interaction)
Australia (Ladbrokes)
Benfica Win 7/2 +325 4.36 4.00
Draw 16/5 +320 4.46 3.75
PSG Win 4/6 -135 1.58 1.67
Over 2.5 Goals 4/9 -200 1.48 1.50
Both Teams to Score 4/9 -185 1.48 1.50



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