Vilafranquense make the trip to Estádio José Martins Vieira on Saturday for the LigaPro tie with home team Cova da Piedade.
Our Cova da Piedade v Vilafranquense predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Cova da Piedade
Cova da Piedade will be wanting a better result here following the 2-1 LigaPro losing effort in their last game against Vizela.
João Alves's Cova da Piedade have scored 7 times over their past six outings. The corresponding number of goals that have been scored against them in those games stands at 7.
Ahead of this meeting, Cova da Piedade are without a home win in the past 4 league matches. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
Last time out, Vilafranquense drew 1-1 in the LigaPro tie with Académico Viseu.
In 6 of the past 6 clashes involving Vilafranquense, a relatively low number of goals have gone in between them and their opponents. The overall average number of goals per game in that period is a meagre 1.33, with the number of goals averaged by Vilafranquense standing at 0.83.
Heading into this contest, Vilafranquense are unbeaten in their previous 4 away league matches.
Team News: Cova da Piedade
Cova da Piedade manager João Alves does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this clash with a fully healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Vilafranquense
Owing to a fully injury-free group available to select from, Vilafranquense manager Armando Evangelista doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game.
We’ve got the feeling that Vilafranquense and Cova da Piedade could both end up scoring in a what should be a good tussle with little between the two teams.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. That’s why we have predicted a very close game with a 1-1 scoreline at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Cova da Piedade
Stadium: Estádio José Martins Vieira (3,500)
Captain: Evaldo Dos Santos Fabiano
Chairman: Paulo Veiga
Manager: João Alves
Competitions: LigaPro position 11