This Saturday, July 15, 2017 (8:00 AM Pacific) Benfica will play BSC Young Boys for a match in the Uhrencup at the Tissot Arena in Biel, Switzerland. Both teams will be looking for the win to start out the new season with a piece of silverware.
Benfica had a tremendous 16-17 campaign, being crowned champions in the Primeira Liga and in the Portuguese cup competition as well. The Eagles have suffered some huge departures this off-season like the Brazilian goalkeeper, Ederson to Manchester City and the Swedish defender, Victor Lindelof to Manchester United.
The Mexican striker, Raul Jimenez is also heavily rumored to leaving the club and Benfica will need to add a few more players before the start of next season. This game should be a good test as BSC Young Boys are a talented side that should cause problems for the Portuguese giants in this match.
BSC Young Boys had a successful 16-17 Swiss Super League campaign, finishing in second just behind FC Basel. The clear standouts from the season were the French forwards Yoric Ravet and Guillaume Hoarau, who should be impactful in this upcoming season as well.
The pair should be the main players on Young Boys to look out for in this game and throughout next season. The match should be a highly contested one, especially with Young Boys drawing in more fans in their home country, which could serve as the home-field advantage.