Menu
Account

Benfica vs Toulouse prediction 2024-02-15

Benfica
Team Image
2024-02-15
Finished
Benfica
Prediction: 2-0
Toulouse
Team Image
Probability of win
Benfica — 68.3%
Draw — 18.1%
Toulouse — 13.6%
Our Prediction
Winner: Benfica;
BET
Expert Icon
#Tipster
kenny

Following a 2-2 draw with Guimaraes, Benfica will look to return to winning ways when they face Toulouse in the Europa League last 32, first leg. The Eagles have been scoring goals for fun of late and, as a result, the bookies see them as hot favourites to win the first leg. Arthur Cabral is widely expected to return to the starting XI after scoring as a substitute against Guimaraes, while defender Juan Bernat remains on the sidelines with injury.

Les Pitchouns, on the other hand, aim to recover from a 2-1 loss to Nantes. Toulouse have been struggling at the back in recent weeks and given Benfica’s fine home record, we do not believe that the underdogs are capable of grabbing something from the match. Both Denis Genreau and Zakaria Aboukhlal are out of contention with injuries, speaking of the visiting team.

Prediction: 2-1 (Benfica)

Expert: Footballpredictions-website

BET
Both to score
Yes
54.32%
No
45.68%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
62.6%
40.4%
37.4%
59.6%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
Benfica
90%
67%
10%
33%
Toulouse
60.3%
23.7%
39.7%
76.3%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
4%
3.7%
1.7%
0.5%
0.1%
9.1%
8.4%
3.9%
1.2%
0.3%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
10.5%
9.7%
4.5%
1.4%
0.3%
8.1%
7.5%
3.5%
1.1%
0.2%

Statistic

Expert Icon
#Tipster
kenny

Benfica

"Benfica did not perform well in the group stage of the Champions League - after all, many expected much more from it. However, in the quartet with Real Sociedad, Inter and Salzburg, the team scored only four points and took third place. But we note that now Lisbon show fantastic soccer - for 18 matches do not know defeat in regular time (13 wins and five draws). The draw was just the day before, Benfica failed to beat Vitoria Guimarães (2:2).

Toulouse

"Toulouse", in turn, shockingly held the group stage of the Europa League. The modest club from Ligue 1, which found itself in the European Cup thanks to the victory in the French Cup, squeezed the maximum out of themselves. So, in the company of Liverpool, Union St. Gillois and LASC, he showed himself in a classy way and managed to take second place in the table, gaining 11 points and almost overtaking the Merseysiders. But lately things have not been going well for Toulouse - three defeats in four meetings.

 

Benfica scores more than 1 goal in 4 matches in a row.

In the last 4 away matches Toulouse scores in the first half.

BET
Latest matches
Score
2024-02-15
Team Logo Team Logo
Benfica
Toulouse
2
1
2023-11-29
Team Logo Team Logo
Benfica
Inter
0
0
2023-09-20
Team Logo Team Logo
Benfica
Salzburg
0
2
2024-02-18
Team Logo Team Logo
Monaco
Toulouse
1
2
2024-02-15
Team Logo Team Logo
Benfica
Toulouse
2
1
2024-02-04
Team Logo Team Logo
Reims
Toulouse
2
3
2024-01-14
Team Logo Team Logo
Metz
Toulouse
0
1
Europa League
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Bayer 04 Leverkusen 23 19 4 0 59:16 61
Liverpool 26 18 6 2 63:25 60
Milan 25 16 4 5 49:31 52
Atalanta 24 14 3 7 47:23 45
Roma 25 12 5 8 45:30 41
Brighton & Hove Albion 26 10 9 7 49:41 39
Real Betis 25 9 12 4 28:25 39
West Ham United 25 10 6 9 36:44 36
Lens 22 10 6 6 28:21 36
Rennes 22 9 7 6 34:26 34
Olympique Marseille 22 7 9 6 29:24 30
SC Freiburg 22 8 5 9 29:40 29
Villarreal 26 7 8 11 38:48 29
Toulouse 22 5 8 9 22:30 23
Top scorers
Benfica
Player Icon
Á. Di María Hernández (2)
Toulouse
Player Icon
T. Dallinga (4)
Player Icon
G. Suazo Urbina (2)
Player Icon
F. Magri (1)
Player Icon
A. Dønnum (1)
Player Icon
M. Desler (1)
Europa League Benfica Toulouse
Number of matches 112 0 22
Average win rate (%) 40.9 0 22.7
Goals per match 3.1 0 1
Yellow per match 4.6 0 2.5
Corners per match 9.4 0 4.1
Home goals per match 1.9 0 1.1
Away goals per match 1.2 0 0.9
Player rating 6.8 0 6.8

The Magnificent Tale of Soccer Giants: Benfica and Toulouse

The world of soccer provides us with thrilling tales of competition, teamwork, and sheer determination. Among the plethora of soccer teams globally, two have carved their names in the heart of sports history - Benfica and Toulouse. Let's traverse their heroic journeys and delve into the storied history that shapes these exemplary teams.

A Historical Overview of Benfica

Benfica, officially known as Sport Lisboa e Benfica, traces its roots back to February 28, 1904. Over the years, Benfica ascended to become one of Portugal's top soccer clubs and a popular name in European soccer realms. The team is tagged with the emblem of the eagle - a symbol of high regard and dominance - which aptly describes Benfica's brilliant track record in soccer.

Situated in Lisbon, the Estádio da Luz stadium, home to Benfica, has seen countless victories, including several Primeira Liga Championships and European Cup wins. From legendary players like Eusébio and Rui Costa to modern stars such as Jan Oblak and Angel di Maria, the Benfica talent stream seems unending.

Memorable Achievements of Benfica

Benfica's impressive tally includes 37 Primeira Liga titles, 26 Taca de Portugal trophies, and 7 Taca da Liga accolades. On the European front, Benfica proudly lifted the European Cup twice, in 1961 and 1962, establishing themselves as an indomitable force in European soccer.

Toulouse: A Blend of Tenacity and Talent

Moving on to the French domain, Toulouse Football Club emerged as a prominent entity in 1937. Toulouse's journey has been a mix of ups and downs, but the team’s resilience reassures fans of their unwavering spirit. Despite facing a few hiccups and even reformation, Toulouse exemplifies a never-give-up attitude that is inspiring to both rival teams and supporters.

Stationed at the Stadium de Toulouse, the violet and white-clad warriors have had their bouts of success, fostering players like André-Pierre Gignac and Wissam Ben Yedder, that have gone on to represent their countries at international platforms.

Toulouse's Conspicuous Triumphs

Toulouse's victories range from their prolonged stint in Ligue 1 to reaching the Coupe de la Ligue final. They achieved their highest-ever finish in the French top division when they claimed the third spot in the 2006-2007 season. Although Toulouse is yet to win a major league, their endurance and sustained efforts corroborate their potential.

Comparative Analysis: Benfica vs. Toulouse

While Benfica's history is awash with national and international successes, Toulouse's struggle in maintaining top-tier status is commendable. Comparatively, Benfica boasts a more decorated trophy cabinet than Toulouse. However, in soccer, past accolades don't always weigh in heavily on future successes. Both teams exhibit a tremendous drive to win, which makes them fierce competitors.

Embracing the Future

On a final note, soccer is an unpredictable game - full of surprises, last-minute goals, and shocking turnarounds. Both Benfica and Toulouse have been, and may continue to be, at the receiving end of these sport-driven surprises. The anticipation of a thrilling future keeps soccer fans on the edge of their seats, ready to cheer on their favorite team.

As they face new challenges and changes in soccer dynamics, the key to continued success for Benfica and Toulouse lies in their adaptability, talent nurturing abilities, and enduring sportsmanship. Here's to saluting their triumphant past and to more exciting days ahead on the soccer pitch!