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Famalicão face off with visiting rivals Portimonense at Estádio Municipal 22 de Junho in the Primeira Liga match on Saturday.
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Famalicão, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 2-5 Primeira Liga success against Boavista.
In that match, Famalicão had 48% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 10 on target. For Famalicão, the goalscorers were Pedro Brazão (3'), Simon Banza (16', 48'), Penetra (45') and Pêpê (72'). At the other end, Boavista got 16 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Petar Musa (44') and Yusupha Njie (74') scored for Boavista.
Over their prior six games, Ivo Vieira's Famalicão have found the net a combined total of 11 times, an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.83.
Going into this one, Famalicão are without a home win in the past 5 league games. Fans are getting restless.
Portimonense head into the clash after a 2-0 Primeira Liga win versus Belenenses in their previous match.
In that match, Portimonense had 51% possession and 14 shots at goal with 6 on target. For Portimonense, the scorers were Shoya Nakajima (10') and Pedro Sá (83'). At the other end, Belenenses got 17 shots at goal with 4 on target.
The trend of at least one team drawing a blank in games featuring Portimonense has become apparent recently. Examining their last six games shows that this has occurred 5 times. In these clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal total of 6 and Portimonense have scored 5.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head results going back to 02/10/2016 reveals that these encounters have not been good ones for Famalicão. They have not managed to get any victories whatsoever while Portimonense have just been too good for them, getting wins in 83% of those matches played.
A total of 13 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 4 from Famalicenses and 9 netted by Portimonense. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.17.
The last league game between these sides was Primeira Liga match day 27 on 18/04/2021 when the final score was Famalicão 0-1 Portimonense.
On that day, Famalicão had 58% possession and 18 shots at goal with 2 on target.
At the other end, Portimonense got 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Beto (45') scored.
The match was refereed by Luis Godinho.
Team News: Famalicão
The Famalicão boss Ivo Vieira will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all coming into this game owing to a fully healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Portimonense
Due to a completely healthy squad ready to go, the Portimonense manager Paulo Sérgio doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash.
We’re of the view that Portimonense have enough to put a goal past this Famalicão lineup, although that might not be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re expecting a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 advantage for Famalicão at full-time. Should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Municipal 22 de Junho (5,186)
Chairman: Joaquim Jorge Alves da Silva
Manager: Ivo Vieira
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 13
🔑 Star Man: Simon Banza
Regularly playing in the Striker position, Simon Banza was born in France. Having made his senior debut playing for RC Lens in the 2015 - 2016 season, the accomplished Forward has got 7 league goals in this Liga Portugal 2021 - 2022 season to date in 7 appearances.