The LigaPro clash at Estádio Eng. Manuel Branco Teixeira on Friday will see home side Chaves lock horns with Vizela.
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Chaves go into this fixture following a 1-1 LigaPro stalemate versus Cova da Piedade.
It has not been often in recent times that Chaves have shown defensive steel. In fact, Chaves have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 5 goals along the way. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Heading into this fixture, Chaves haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Vizela will go into this meeting following a 3-1 LigaPro win in the defeat of Casa Pia in their most recent fixture.
A sequence of resolute performances by the Vizela defensive players has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 3 from their past 6 clashes overall. During the same period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 10.
Ahead of this meeting, Vizela have not been beaten in their last 6 league matches away from home.
Team News: Chaves
Chaves manager will be grateful not to have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game with a completely injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Vizela
With a completely healthy group available to select from, Vizela manager Rui Quinta has no fitness concerns whatsoever before this match.
We believe that Vizela and Chaves may well both score, with little between these two teams.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. That’s why our selection here is for a tight encounter, finishing with a 1-1 score 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 Eng. Manuel Branco Teixeira (8,000)
Captain: Nuno Coelho
Chairman: Bruno Carvalho
Competitions: LigaPro position 5