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Champions League: why Benfica represents a real threat to PSG


ANALYSIS – The French champions pass a serious test against the co-leader of their group this Wednesday.

So far, so good at Benfica.

So good that the Lisbon club, current leader of the Portuguese championship, presents itself as a real threat to PSG this Wednesday (9 p.m., on Canal + and RMC Sport 1), during the third day of the Champions League.

Not that he is a contender for final victory, or the equal of Manchester City, Real Madrid or Bayern Munich.

In fact, the team coached by Roger Schmitt represents "

the first real big test

" of the season for Christophe Galtier's PSG, as


consultant Patrick Guillou analyzes, "

without offending or being disrespectful to others .

teams they met


Paris has however rubbed shoulders with Monaco (1-1), Lille (7-1) and of course Juventus (2-1), but Benfica is strong and very fit.

To discover

  • Champions League standings

  • Champions League fixtures and results

Before their goalless draw against Vitoria Guimarães (0-0) on Saturday, President Rui Costa's players had indeed won their first 13 matches in 2022-23, culminating in this 2-1 success in Turin

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Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2022-10-04

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