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Porto B line up against guests Mafra at Estádio Municipal Dr. Jorge Sampaio in this LigaPro meeting on Sunday.
Our tips, poll and stats for Porto B v Mafra can all be found here - as well as up-to-date odds.
Porto B go into this fixture following on from a 1-1 LigaPro tied result versus União Leiria.
In that match, Porto B managed 48% possession and 7 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. União Leiria got 12 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Bura (45') scored for União Leiria.
Over their prior 6 fixtures, Rui Barros's Porto B have hit the target 6 times which gives them an average number of goals per match of 1.
In the game prior to this, Mafra drew 1-1 in the LigaPro match with Belenenses.
In that match, Mafra had 67% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Mafra was Mésaque Djú (12'). Belenenses had 12 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Mica (53') was the scorer for Belenenses.
The attacking players from Mafra have been starved of goals over their previous six games, contributing the disappointing return of only 4. In those fixtures, Mafra have also seen the overall goal aggregate against them equal 5. We will just have to see whether or not that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 29/03/2021 tells us that Porto B have won 3 of these & Mafra 2, with the number of drawn games standing at 1.
A combined total of 19 goals were scored between them in these games, with 12 from Dragões and 7 belonging to Mafra. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.17.
The last league contest between the two was LigaPro match day 4 on 02/09/2023 and the score finished Mafra 2-1 Porto B.
In that match, Mafra managed 43% possession and 17 shots at goal with 7 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Mésaque Djú (44').
For their opponents, Porto B got 11 shots on goal with 6 on target.
Team News: Porto B
The Porto B manager Rui Barros has a full complement, with no fitness concerns at all before this clash thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Mafra
Due to a fully healthy group available to select from, the Mafra boss does not have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Mafra might have a difficult job to put one past this Porto B lineup who we think will end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.
That’s why we have predicted a narrow 1-0 winning score for Porto B at full-time.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio Municipal Dr. Jorge Sampaio (8,272)
Chairman: Jorge Pinto da Costa
Manager: Rui Barros
Competitions: LigaPro position 11