Benfica v PSV Eindhoven – Preview, Prediction, TV Listings, and Betting Odds – Europa League – 7 April 2011
Portuguese side Benfica hosts Dutch side PSV Eindhoven in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League quarterfinals. The match will take place at the Estadio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal on Thursday, April 7, 2011. Kickoff is scheduled for 20:05 BST (UK time), 21:05 CET (Central Europe), and 15:05 EST (USA Eastern).
Benfica v PSV Eindhoven TV Listings
It will be televised on GolTV (USA), FIVE (UK), Setanta Sports 1 (Ireland), C+ (Spain), Sky Sport (Germany), and on Al Jazeera Sport (Middle East).
Benfica v PSV Eindhoven Preview
Benfica player Luisao
“One thing that has to remain very clear is that the last game is part of the past now.
“It wasn’t the result we wanted, but we are already working towards the next game now.”
“Benfica fans are loyal and we count on them to help us against PSV.
“I hope they fill the stadium and support the team by giving their best. They can rest assured that we are working hard to send them home happy.
“The squad have their heads held high and we are aware of the task at hand in this first leg. The whole squad will give their maximum on Thursday.”
PSV assistant manager Erik ten Hag
“They are a typical southern European team, with plenty of Brazilian influences, but play at a much faster pace.
“They are very functional with what they do with the ball, switching it quickly between the lines.”
|Goals||Franco Jara 2||Balazs Dzsudzsak 3|
|Assists||Balazs Dzsudzsak 3|
|Yellows||Maximiliano Victorio Paez Pereira 2||Balazs Dzsudzsak 2|
Benfica v PSV Eindhoven Prediction
Benfica wins 2-1
Benfica v PSV Eindhoven Betting Odds
Benfica win – 8/11
Draw – 13/5
PSV win – 4/1