In this game, Rio Ave will probably get the goals that they need when they play Boavista, who may well struggle to score. We’re predicting a decent 2-0 winning margin for Rio Ave at the end of this one. Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Rio Ave v Boavista are shown on this page - plus the latest betting odds.
Heading into this contest, Boavista have not emerged victorious against Rio Ave when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league games.
⚽️ What was the result last time these teams met in this league?
The previous league clash between these sides was Primeira Liga match day 23 on 24/02/2019 and the score finished Boavista 1-0 Rio Ave. That time, Boavista managed 31% possession and 7 shots on goal with 5 shots on target. Their only player to score was Rafael Costa (12'). Rio Ave had 16 shots at goal with 4 shots on target. The referee was Fábio Veríssimo.
Nickname: Rio Grande
Stadium: Estádio do Rio Ave (9,065)
Captain: Ricardo Tarantini
Chairman: António Silva Campos
Manager: Carlos Carvalhal
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 7
Star Player: Filipe Augusto
Mostly played in the Centre Midfield position, Filipe Augusto was born in Itambé, Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for Rio Ave in the 2012 - 2013 season, the accomplished Midfielder has managed 3 league goals in the Primeira Liga 2019 - 2020 season to date in a total of 15 appearances.