Eriksson indicated that this could give Benfica the edge when the two sides meet in Amsterdam on Wednesday night in the Europa League final.
“Sure, Chelsea are the favourites with a very balanced squad and with very expensive players but in my opinion the technique of Benfica’s players is a tad better,” Eriksson told aBola. “Benfica’s technique is very sharp. They control the ball well and play good football.”
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