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Vitória Guimarães head to Estádio de São Luís on Thursday for the Primeira Liga showdown with home side Farense.
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Farense will play in this match following a 0-0 Primeira Liga draw vs Gil Vicente.
In that game, Farense had 47% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 3 on target. On the other side, Gil Vicente had 12 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
Farense haven’t exactly had impressive attacking statistics of late. Their ‘goals for’ figure stands at just 4 against opposing sides over the course of their last six fixtures. In those games, Farense have also seen the number of goals against them come to 5. That pattern isn’t assured to be continued into this next game, however.
Their prior results show that Farense:
- haven't won against Vitória Guimarães in their last 5 matches in the league.
- are without a home win in the past 8 league games. It's been disappointing.
Vitória Guimarães will go into the meeting following on from a 2-0 Primeira Liga win versus Moreirense in their previous game.
In that game, Vitória Guimarães managed 40% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Vitória Guimarães was André Almeida (30'). Moreirense got 14 shots at goal with 2 of them on target.
The forward players for Vitória Guimarães have suffered from a lack of goals over their previous six encounters, recording the poor return of just 4. In those fixtures, Os Vimaranenses have also seen the overall goal aggregate against them equal 7.
Looking at their past form shows that Vitória Guimarães:
- remain undefeated by Farense when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 8 matches in the league. Who knows how long it might last, too.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head clashes going back to 29/01/2000 shows us that Farense have won 1 of them and Vitória Guimarães 3, with the tally of drawn results being 2.
A total of 15 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 6 from Farense and 9 netted by Os Vimaranenses. That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Primeira Liga match day 14 on 17/02/2021 and the score finished Vitória Guimarães 2-2 Farense.
That time, Vitória Guimarães managed 62% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The goalscorers were Pepelu (14') and Marcus Edwards (36').
On the other side, Farense got 7 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Ryan Gauld (21') and Nikola Stojiljković (79') scored.
The referee was João Pinheiro.
Team News: Farense
There’s just the lone fitness concern for the Farense boss Jorge Costa to be concerned about from an otherwise fully-primed squad. Rafael Defendi (Ankle Surgery) is out of contention.
Team News: Vitória Guimarães
Guimarães boss João Henriques has to currently contend with reduced team options. Jacob Maddox (Unknown Injury) and Joseph Amoah (Muscle Injury) are not able to play.
We’re of the opinion that Vitória Guimarães might have a difficult job to hit the back of the net against this Farense team who will likely get the vital goal that wins it.
That’s why our selection here is for a 1-0 winning margin for Farense at the end of the 90.
Let’s see how this one goes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio de São Luís (12,000)
Captain: Cássio Scheid
Chairman: João Rodrigues
Manager: Jorge Costa
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 17
🔑 Star Player: Ryan Gauld
Normally taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Ryan Gauld was born in Aberdeen, Scotland. After having made a senior debut playing for Dundee United in the 2011 - 2012 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has scored 8 league goals in the Primeira Liga 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 29 appearances.