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The Primeira Liga clash at Parque Joaquim de Almeida Freitas on Saturday will see home team Moreirense take to the field against Farense.
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Moreirense will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 3-0 Primeira Liga loss in their previous game against Sporting Lisbon.
In that match, Moreirense managed 27% possession and 7 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. At the other end, Sporting CP got 20 shots at goal with 10 on target. Morten Hjulmand (54'), Viktor Gyökeres (61') and Ousmane Diomande (96') scored for Sporting Lisbon.
Three or more goals per match were seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Moreirense have taken part. Opposition teams scored 13 times in these games whereas Moreirense amassed a tally of 11. We will have to find out if that trend can be continued on in this game.
Farense head into the clash following on from a 3-1 Primeira Liga win versus Braga in their last fixture.
In that match, Farense managed 38% possession and 16 shots on goal with 5 on target. For Farense, the scorers were Bruno Duarte (31'), Rui Costa (44') and Mohamed Belloumi (58'). For their opponents, SC Braga had 18 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Simon Banza (56') scored for Braga.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 clashes involving Farense, three or more goals have been struck. The overall average goals scored per game within that time is 3.33, with the average number of goals for Farense standing at 2.
Coming into this fixture, Farense have not won away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
The previous league contest featuring these sides was LigaPro match day 27 on 07/04/2023 when the final score was Farense 3-1 Moreirense.
On that day, Farense managed 52% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Goals were scored by Marco Matias (1'), Zach Muscat (63') and Cristian Ponde (68').
On the other side, Moreirense got 12 shots on goal with 3 on target. André Luís (38') was the scorer.
Team News: Moreirense
The Moreirense manager Rui Borges has no fitness worries at all ahead of this clash owing to a completely injury-free group available to choose from.
In all likelihood, Os verdes e brancos look set to kick off with a 4-1-4-1 system for the game with Kewin, Fabiano Silva, Marcelo, Carlos Ponck, Pedro Amador, Lawrence Ofori, Kobamelo Kodisang, Goncalo Franco, Alan, Joao Camacho and Andre Luis.
Team News: Farense
Owing to a fully healthy group to choose from, the Farense manager José Mota has no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match.
From our viewpoint, Farense will likely play in a 4-2-3-1 system, starting the game with Ricardo Velho, Pastor, Goncalo Silva, Artur Jorge, Talocha, Claudio Falcao, Fabricio Isidoro, Mohamed Belloumi, Mattheus, Rui Costa and Bruno Duarte.
We’ve got the feeling that Farense may well find it hard to be putting a goal past this Moreirense side who we think will likely end up scoring and staying ahead.
We’ve gone for a hard-fought 1-0 victory for Moreirense at the end of the 90 minutes.
Should be a close one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Parque Joaquim de Almeida Freitas (6,153)
Chairman: Vítor Magalhães
Manager: Rui Borges
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 16