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Chaves will be the visitors at Estádio do Bessa Século XXI on Monday for the Primeira Liga fixture with hosts Boavista.
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Boavista will be hoping for a better result following the 1-0 Primeira Liga loss in their previous game against Braga.
In that match, Boavista managed 52% possession and 10 shots at goal with 0 on target. SC Braga had 9 shots at goal with 4 on target. Vítor Oliveira (46') was the scorer for Braga.
It’s been all too rare in recent games where Boavista haven’t conceded. The facts show that Boavista have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 11 goals during that time. Such a trend isn’t assured to be carried forward into this match, however.
In their last game, Chaves drew 1-1 in the Primeira Liga match with Arouca.
In that game, Chaves had 49% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Chaves was Steven Vitória (17'). On the other side, Arouca had 18 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. João Basso (78') was the scorer for Arouca.
The stats tell the story, and Chaves have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals in all. At the back, Chaves have some weaknesses to address.
Going into this encounter, Chaves are unbeaten in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
There have been frequent draws between the two sides. In their head to head clashes stretching back to 28/08/2016, fans have seen 5 of these. That’s a really high 83% of games finishing all-square.
A total of 15 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 7 of them from As Panteras and 8 belonging to Chaves. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.5.
The last league meeting between the two was Primeira Liga match day 22 on 17/02/2019 which finished with the scoreline of Chaves 1-1 Boavista.
That day, Chaves had 47% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer was Bruno Gallo (44').
On the other side, Boavista got 13 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Fábio Espinho (60') scored.
The match was refereed by Manuel Oliveira.
Team News: Boavista
The Boavista boss Armando Petit will be grateful to have no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match thanks to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Chaves
Out of a mainly healthy group of players, there is just the sole fitness problem for the Chaves boss Vítor Campelos to contend with. Jonny Arriba (Hip problems) misses out for this game.
We envisage that Chaves have it in them to put a goal past this Boavista lineup, however it is unlikely to be enough to avoid a loss.
We think that it’s going to be a close game with a 2-1 winning score for Boavista at the end of the 90 minutes. Let’s see what happens here.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio do Bessa Século XXI (28,263)
Captain: Rafael Bracali
Chairman: Vítor Murta
Manager: Armando Petit
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 10
⭐ Star Man: Martim Tavares
Usually taking up the Striker position, Martim Tavares was born in Portugal. Having made his senior debut playing for Boavista in the 2022 - 2023 season, the gifted Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in this Liga Portugal 2022 - 2023 season so far coming from a total of 11 appearances.