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The Primeira Liga clash at Estádio Nacional on Sunday sees home side Belenenses welcoming opponents Boavista.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Belenenses v Boavista are shown on this page - plus the latest betting odds.
Belenenses enter this game following on from a 0-0 Primeira Liga draw versus Rio Ave.
In that match, Belenenses managed 31% possession and 6 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Rio Ave got 19 shots on goal with 7 of them on target.
Armando Petit's Belenenses have hit the back of the net a sum total of 5 times in their last 6 outings. At the other end, the number of goals that have been scored against them in that time amounts to 6.
Coming into this fixture, Belenenses haven't lost in the league to Boavista in their last 2 matches.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Farense in Primeira Liga competition, Boavista and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Boavista had 51% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 5 on target. At the other end, Farense got 19 attempts on goal with 8 of them on target. Licá (25') scored for Farense.
During their 6 most recent matches, Jesualdo Ferreira's Boavista have found the back of the net a total of 7 times, giving them a goals scored per game average of 1.17.
Taking a look at their past results, Boavista:
- have not lost to Belenenses when they've played them away from home in the last 4 matches in the league. Travelling fans have really enjoyed these clashes.
- are without an away win for the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 12/05/2018 tells us that Belenenses have won 1 of these games and Boavista 3, with the tally of drawn results standing at 2.
A total of 7 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 2 of them for Azuis and 5 netted by As Panteras. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.17.
The last league match featuring these clubs was Primeira Liga match day 8 on 29/11/2020 when it ended Boavista 0-0 Belenenses.
On that day, Boavista managed 54% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 6 on target.
Belenenses had 14 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
The match was refereed by Tiago Martins.
Team News: Belenenses
Eduardo Kau (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Chima Akas (Unknown Injury) and Nilton Varela (Ruptured knee ligament) won’t be available for Belenenses boss Armando Petit.
Team News: Boavista
Boavista boss Jesualdo Ferreira has not got a full squad to pick from. Jorge Benguche (Corona virus), Miguel Reisinho (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Nuno Santos (Unknown Injury) are not ready for selection.
We feel that Boavista and Belenenses may well end up cancelling each other out here.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. That’s why our selection here is for a tight encounter, finishing with a 1-1 score draw at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Nacional (37,593)
Captain: Silvestre Varela
Chairman: Rui Pedro Soares
Manager: Armando Petit
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 10
⭐ Star Player: Miguel Cardoso
Generally deployed in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Miguel Cardoso was born in Portugal. Having played his first senior match for Deportivo de La Coruña in the 2015 - 2016 season, the gifted Midfielder has managed 4 league goals in the Primeira Liga 2020 - 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 21 appearances.