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Portimonense make the trip to Estádio do Bessa Século XXI on Sunday for the Primeira Liga game with home side Boavista.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Boavista v Portimonense (inc. the best betting odds).
Boavista enter this fixture coming off the back of a 1-1 Primeira Liga stalemate versus Vizela.
In that match, Boavista managed 44% possession and 5 shots on goal with 1 on target. The only player to score for Boavista was Gustavo Sauer (51'). Vizela had 16 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Koffi Kouao (74') was the scorer for Vizela.
Over their past six fixtures, João Pedro Sousa's Boavista have celebrated scoring 9 times which gives them an average number of goals per match equal to 1.5.
A look at their previous results shows us that Boavista:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Portimonense in their last 2 matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 4 home league matches.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Paços de Ferreira in Primeira Liga action, Portimonense and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, Portimonense managed 59% possession and 18 shots at goal with 5 on target. On the other side, Paços de Ferreira had 6 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Douglas Tanque (45') was the scorer for Paços de Ferreira.
The trend of at least one team not managing to score in games involving Portimonense has been noticeable in recent matches. A glance at their last six games reveals that it has happened 6 times. In those clashes, opposing sides have managed a goal tally of 3 while Portimonense have scored 4. Previous results aside, we’ll just have to find out if that trend will be maintained in this match or not.
Analysis of their past results shows that Portimonense:
- haven't won against Boavista in away games against them for the last 2 matches in the league.
- are undefeated in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head-to-head clashes going back to 13/08/2018 shows us that Boavista have won 3 of these games and Portimonense 2, with the number of drawn games standing at 1.
13 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 7 from As Panteras and 6 netted by Portimonense. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.17.
The previous league game featuring the two was Primeira Liga match day 33 on 15/05/2021 when it ended Boavista 1-0 Portimonense.
That day, Boavista managed 53% possession and 10 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player to score was Jackson Porozo (71').
Portimonense got 8 shots on goal with 0 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Hugo Miguel.
Team News: Boavista
The Boavista manager João Pedro Sousa doesn’t have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash thanks to a completely healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Portimonense
Portimonense boss Paulo Sérgio has a number of players out of action. Shoya Nakajima (Tibia Fracture) and Fabrício (Bruised Foot) are not ready for selection.
We’re inclined to think that Portimonense and Boavista may well find themselves both scoring in what promises to be a very even battle here.
It could well end in a draw. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a score draw when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio do Bessa Século XXI (28,263)
Captain: Rafael Bracalli
Chairman: Vítor Murta
Manager: João Pedro Sousa
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 6
🔑 Star Man: Gustavo Sauer
Typically taking up the Right Wing position, Gustavo Sauer was born in Joinville, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Botev in the 2018 - 2019 season, the accomplished Forward has netted 2 league goals in this Liga Portugal 2021 - 2022 season to date in 4 appearances.