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The Primeira Liga game at Estádio Cidade de Barcelos on Sunday will see home side Gil Vicente prepare for the visit of Marítimo.
Our Gil Vicente v Marítimo predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
Gil Vicente will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 3-1 Primeira Liga loss in their previous game against Farense.
In that game, Gil Vicente had 66% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Gil Vicente was Lourency (29'). Farense had 10 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Nikola Stojiljković (10'), Licá (15') and Fabrício Isidoro (84') scored for Farense.
Under three goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Gil Vicente have been participants. Regarding the goal split from that period, their opponents scored a total of 6 and Gilistas managed the sum of 5.
Heading into this fixture, Gil Vicente are without a win at home for the past 2 league matches.
After being beaten in their last game against Braga in Primeira Liga competition, Marítimo will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Marítimo had 46% possession and 9 shots on goal with 2 on target. The only player to score for Marítimo was Milson (77'). For their opponents, SC Braga had 18 shots on goal with 3 on target. Iuri Medeiros (34') and Ricardo Horta (67') scored for Braga.
Milton Mendes's Marítimo have had reason to celebrate scoring a total of 7 times throughout their most recent 6 matches. The number of goals that they have conceded during that same period adds up to 7.
Head to head
Looking at their past head-to-head clashes going back to 24/11/2013 shows that Gil Vicente have won 2 of these and Marítimo 3, with the tally of draws being 1.
A combined sum of 18 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 9 of them for Gilistas and 9 netted by Os Verde-Rubros. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.
The last league contest featuring the two was Primeira Liga match day 27 on 15/06/2020 when it ended Marítimo 2-1 Gil Vicente.
In that game, Marítimo managed 45% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 9 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Rodrigo Pinho (30').
On the other side, Gil Vicente got 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Bozhidar Kraev (8') and Rodrigão (45' Own goal) scored.
The match was refereed by João Bento.
Team News: Gil Vicente
Diogo Silva (Unknown Injury) and Miullen (Knee Injury) aren’t available for Gil Vicente gaffer Ricardo Soares.
Team News: Marítimo
In an otherwise available group of players, there is only the lone fitness worry for the Marítimo boss Milton Mendes to be concerned with. Renê (Injury to the ankle) misses out for this game.
We’re of the view that Marítimo will need things to go their way to break down this Gil Vicente team who we reckon should get the vital goal that wins it.
We’ve gone for a narrow 1-0 winning score for Gil Vicente at full-time.
We’ll see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Cidade de Barcelos (12,032)
Captain: Rúben Fernandes
Chairman: Francisco Dias da Silva
Manager: Ricardo Soares
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 12
🔑 Star Man: Lourency
Regularly taking up the Left Wing position, Lourency was born in João Lisboa, Brazil. Having made a first senior appearance for Chapecoense in the 2016 season, the gifted Forward has managed 2 league goals in the Primeira Liga 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 13 appearances.