Benfica vs Tottenham – 10 Vital Statistics


10. Benfica boast a 3-1 first-leg lead over Tottenham and have now won nine straight games. The Portuguese side are 1.60 to win.

 

9. Luisao scored twice for Benfica at White Hart Lane, and has three in three games for Benfica. The defender is 8.00 to score.

 

8. Benfica have won their last seven home games and last suffered defeat at the Estadio da Luz in October 2012 (a 0-2 loss against Barcelona). Spurs are 1.13 not to win.

 

7. Spurs are on their worst run since April 2012 after losing their last three games. Tim Sherwood’s men are 2.30 to win/draw on the Double Chance.

 

6. Christian Eriksen is the only Tottenham player to have scored over this three-game period – against Benfica in the first leg. Eriksen is 7.00 to score from outside the penalty box.

 

5. Spurs achieved 59% possession against Arsenal yet managed to record just two shots on target during their 1-0 defeat. They are 1.50 to score in Portugal.

 

4. Benfica have scored two or more goals in four of their last five games and are priced at 2.45 to net either side of half time on Thursday.

 

3. Tottenham’s last victory away from White Hart Lane was a 4-0 result at St James’ Park. They have lost their last three road games but are 250.00 to win 4-0 on Thursday.

 

2. Emmanuel Adebayor has not scored since his double against Dnipro in the previous round of the Europa League last month. The striker is 15.00 to score twice.

 

1. Only Red Bull Salzburg (21) have scored more goals in the Europa League this season than Tottenham (19). Spurs are 3.80 to score +1.5 goals.