Benfica vs Sporting: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for the Portuguese Super Cup – The Sun

Benfica vs Sporting: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for the Portuguese Super Cup – The Sun

August 4, 2019

PRIMEIRA LIGA champions Benfica face Taca de Portugal winners Sporting Lisbon in the traditional curtain-raiser in the Iberian nation.

The two Lisbon giants will be eyeing early bragging rights in a huge summer for the sides.

What time does Benfica vs Sporting kick off?

This Portuguese Super Cup clash will take place on Sunday, August 4.

It will kick off at 8.45pm UK time – that is the same time in Faro, Portugal.

The match will be played at Estadio Algarve.

What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

Unfortunately, this match will not be shown live on UK television.

For those in Portugal, Benfica vs Sporting will be shown on RTP 1.

What is the team news?

Sporting's Bruno Fernandes could miss the Super Cup should talks over a move to either Tottenham or Manchester United reach to the advanced stages.

The Lions will also be without Rodrigp Battaglia, while they will be hoping Bruno Gaspar, Jovane Cabral and Valentin Rosier return to fitness to feature.

Meanwhile, Braga are missing Jhonder Cadiz and David Tavares – but hopeful of seeing Andre Almeida and Tyronne Ebuehi back.

The Eagles have endured a difficult summer, losing star players Joao Felix, Andre Carrillo and Eduardo Salvio in this window.

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