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The Primeira Liga clash at Estadio Municipal de Portimão on Friday will see home side Portimonense playing against Vitória Guimarães.
Our Portimonense v Vitória Guimarães predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - along with the latest match odds.
Portimonense will be looking for a repeat result of a 1-5 Primeira Liga triumph vs Nacional.
In that match, Portimonense had 58% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 9 on target. For Portimonense, the goals were scored by Beto (33', 54'), Luquinhas (45'), Fali Candé (62') and Fabrício Messias (92'). Nacional got 12 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Bryan Róchez (68') was the scorer for Nacional.
In their prior 6 fixtures, Paulo Sérgio's Portimonense have netted a combined total of 9 times which gives them an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.5.
Heading into this contest, Portimonense haven't won against Vitória Guimarães in their previous 4 league matches.
After a loss in their previous game against Tondela in Primeira Liga competition, Vitória Guimarães and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Vitória Guimarães managed 52% possession and 16 shots at goal with 6 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Vitória Guimarães was Óscar Estupiñán (39'). Tondela got 10 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Mario González (27', 76') was the scorer for Tondela.
The stats tell the story, and Vitória Guimarães have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 13 goals in all. At the back, Os Vimaranenses certainly have room for improvement. Such a trend might not be carried forward here, of course.
Going into this one, Vitória Guimarães are without a win away from home in their last 5 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 11/03/2018 tells us that Portimonense have won 2 of these games & Vitória Guimarães 4, with the number of draws standing at 0.
A total of 14 goals were produced between them in this period, with 5 from Portimonense and 9 coming from Os Vimaranenses. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.33.
The last league match between these clubs was Primeira Liga match day 9 on 05/12/2020 when the final score was Vitória Guimarães 1-0 Portimonense.
On that day, Vitória Guimarães managed 43% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Their only player to score was André André (32').
Portimonense got 7 shots at goal with 1 of them on target.
The referee was António Nobre.
Team News: Portimonense
Pedro Sá (Unknown Injury), Lucas Fernandes (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Lucas Tagliapietra (Muscle Injury) won’t be available for Portimonense manager Paulo Sérgio.
Team News: Vitória Guimarães
Guimarães boss João Henriques has not got a full squad to pick from. Jacob Maddox (Unknown Injury), Ricardo Quaresma (Calf Injury), Joseph Amoah (Muscle Injury) and Sílvio (Muscle Injury) will not be playing here.
Looking at these two, we feel that Vitória Guimarães and Portimonense could both well score here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. We’re therefore anticipating a very even match with a 1-1 score draw at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estadio Municipal de Portimão (6,000)
Captain: Dener Clemente
Chairman: José da Rocha
Manager: Paulo Sérgio
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 12
⭐ Star Player: Dener Clemente
Generally deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Dener Clemente was born in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. Having played his first senior match for São Paulo in the 2011 season, the gifted Midfielder has got 3 league goals in the Primeira Liga 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 24 appearances.