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Porto arrive at Estádio José Alvalade on Saturday for the Primeira Liga game with home team Sporting Lisbon.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Sporting Lisbon v Porto are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Sporting Lisbon are hoping to win again following a 0-2 Primeira Liga victory over Portimonense.
In that game, Sporting Lisbon had 48% possession and 15 shots at goal with 4 on target. For Sporting Lisbon, the goalscorers were Nuno Mendes (4') and Nuno Santos (11'). On the other side, Portimonense had 19 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target.
Over their prior 6 fixtures, Rúben Amorim's Sporting Lisbon have celebrated scoring a total of 7 times, with that being an average number of goals per match of 1.17.
Heading into this contest, Sporting Lisbon have not registered a win against Porto in their previous 7 league games.
Since a loss in their previous game against Marítimo in Primeira Liga action, Porto and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Porto had 77% possession and 33 attempts at goal with 10 on target. For Porto, the goalscorers were Pepe (42') and Otávio (90'). Marítimo had 11 shots on goal with 4 on target. Rodrigo Pinho (24', 52') and Nanú (90') scored for Marítimo.
Over the course of their last six clashes, Porto have bagged the sum of 19 goals. Dragões have also not failed to score in every single one of those games. Over that period, their defenders have seen 7 goals go into their own net. That aside, it remains to be seen whether that pattern will be maintained here in this match.
Coming into this contest, Porto remain undefeated by Sporting Lisbon when they've played them away from home in the last 3 league matches.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head results stretching back to 01/10/2017 reveals that these fixtures have been miserable for Sporting Lisbon. They have not managed to register any victories at all while Porto have just been stronger than them, getting wins in 67 per cent of those match-ups.
A total of 11 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 3 for Sportinguistas and 8 coming from Dragões. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.83.
Team News: Sporting Lisbon
Cristian Borja (Corona virus), Andraz Sporar (Unknown Injury), Eduardo Quaresma (Lumbar vertebrae problems), Renan Ribeiro (Corona virus) and Josip Misic (Knee Cyst) aren’t available for Sporting gaffer Rúben Amorim.
Team News: Porto
Porto boss Sérgio Conceição has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Mouhamed Mbaye (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Iván Marcano (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are not able to play.
We feel that over the course of the game, Sporting Lisbon might need a bit of good fortune to see themselves scoring against this Porto side who we think will score & stay on top.
That’s why we have predicted a very even match with a 0-1 win for Porto at the end of the 90 minutes.
Let’s see how this one goes.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio José Alvalade (50,095)
Captain: Sebastián Coates
Chairman: Frederico Varandas
Manager: Rúben Amorim
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 4, Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)