Benfica vs Rio Ave possible lineups, team news, TV Channel for Primeira Liga 2023/24

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Benfica will host Rio Ave at the Estadio da Luz on Sunday in the next round of the 2023-24 Primeira Liga campaign.

The home side are enjoying a great run of results at the moment as they look to successfully defend their Primeira Liga title. They picked up a comfortable 3-0 win over Arouca in their last league game before beating Sporting Braga 3-2 in the last 16 of the Taca da Portugal earlier in the week.

Benfica is second in the league table with 39 points from 16 matches. They are just one point behind rivals Sporting at the top of the table and could leapfrog them on Sunday.

Rio Ave, meanwhile, have had their struggles this season and currently find themselves just outside the relegation zone as the halfway point of the season approaches. However, they returned to winning ways last weekend with a 2-0 victory over Portimonense through second-half goals from Ghana’s Emmanuel Boateng and former Porto player Ze Manuel.

The visitors are 15th in the table with 15 points picked up so far and will be looking to add to that tally this weekend.

Benfica possible starting lineup:

Trubin; Aursnes, Otamendi, Silva, Morato; Neves, Luis; Di Maria, Silva, Mario; Cabral

Rio Ave possible starting lineup:

Jhonatan; Sa, Santos, Nobrega; Costinha, Guga, Oudrhiri, Ronaldo; Boateng, Ruiz, Joca

How to Watch Benfica vs Rio Ave in your Country

Australia: RTPi
Brazil: Star+, RTPi
Canada: RTPi
France: Free, RTPi, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN Sports MAX 6
Germany: DAZN Germany, RTPi, sportdigital, Sport1 Extra
Greece: Cosmote Sport 3 HD
Israel: Sport 4
Italy: DAZN Italia
Netherlands: Ziggo Sport 14, Ziggo Sport Docu, Ziggo Sport Select
New Zealand: 5:30 AM (Monday)
Philippines: RTPi
Poland: RTPi, Eleven Sports 3 Poland
Portugal: Sport TV Multiscreen, RTP África, Sport TV3, Sport TV1
Saudi Arabia: SSC
South Africa: RTPi
Spain: RTPi
Sweden: RTPi
Switzerland: RTPi, sportdigital, Blue Sport 3 Live, Sport1 Extra, Blue Sport
UK: RTPi
United States: Fubo (7-day free trial), RTPi

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