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Vitória Setúbal vs Santa Clara Prediction & Betting Tips
📊 Form Guide
Vitória Setúbal DLLDDD
Vitória Setúbal enter this fixture after a 1-1 Primeira Liga drawn game versus Marítimo. In that match, Vitória Setúbal managed 48% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Vitória Setúbal was Hélder Guedes (82'). At the other end, Marítimo got 20 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Jorge Correa (11') was the scorer for Marítimo.
Os Sadinos have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets of late, although they’ve also done enough to score goals themselves. Over their last 6 matches, Os Sadinos have seen their goal breached in 5 of them as well as scoring in 5 of those games. Despite that, it remains to be seen whether the trend might persist in this upcoming game.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Vitória Setúbal:
- haven't lost in the league to Santa Clara in their last 2 matches.
- have not registered a win against Santa Clara in their last 5 league matches.
- have not won at home in their last 4 matches in the league. Their supporters are understandably frustrated.
Santa Clara WWLLDW
Santa Clara come into this game following a 3-2 Primeira Liga win to beat Braga in their most recent outing. In that match, Santa Clara had 43% possession and 15 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For Santa Clara, the scorers were Thiago Santana (34', 66') and Carlos Júnior (92'). For their opponents, SC Braga got 11 shots at goal with 2 on target. Fransérgio (20') and Trincão (56') scored for Braga.
In the course of their 6 latest matches, João Henriques's Santa Clara have converted a total of 8 times, giving them a goals per game average of 1.33.
Pre-game facts show that Santa Clara:
- remain undefeated by Vitória Setúbal in away games against them for the last 2 matches in the league.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
↔️ Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 14/04/2002 shows us that Vitória Setúbal have won 1 of them & Santa Clara 2, with the tally of draws being 3.
A combined total of 10 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 4 of them for Os Sadinos and 6 for Os Açoreanos. That’s an average goals per game of 1.67.
The previous league meeting between these sides was Primeira Liga match day 9 on 31/10/2019 and the score finished Santa Clara 1-1 Vitória Setúbal. On that occasion, Santa Clara managed 49% possession and 20 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Osama Rashid (5'). Vitória Setúbal got 12 shots on goal with 3 on target. Bruno Pires (12') scored. The match was refereed by Iancu Vasilica.
📰 Team News: Vitória Setúbal
Frédéric Mendy (Unknown Injury) and João Meira (Nose surgery) won’t be playing for Setúbal gaffer Julio Velázquez.
It seems likely that Os Sadinos may well line up in a 4-1-4-1 formation featuring Giorgi Makaridze, Nuno Pinto, Artur Jorge, Bruno Pires, Silvio, Jose Semedo, Brian Mansilla, Eber Bessa, Carlinhos, Hildeberto Pereira and Helder Tiago Guedes.
ℹ️ Team News: Santa Clara
Thanks to a fully injury-free squad available for selection, Santa Clara manager João Henriques has no fitness worries at all before this game.
We reckon that Os Açoreanos seem likely to play in a 4-3-1-2 lineup with a starting lineup of Marco Rocha, Rafael Ramos, João Afonso, Cesar Martins, Zaidu Sanusi, Osama Rashid, Francisco Ramos, Costinha, Lincoln, Thiago Santos Santana and Carlos Carvaho.
Looking at these two, we feel that Santa Clara and Vitória Setúbal could both well score here although it’s hard to see a clear-cut winner. It appears that a draw might be on the cards. That is why we are leaning toward a tight encounter with a 1-1 scoreline when all is said and done.
Lucas Pereira, 12:12 08/06/2020
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio do Bonfim (18,642)
Captain: José Semedo
Chairman: Vitor Hugo Valente
Manager: Julio Velázquez
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 12
🔑 Star Player: Carlinhos
Mostly used in the Striker position, Carlinhos was born in Camacan, Brazil. After having played his first senior match for SSV Jahn Regensburg in the 2012 - 2013 season, the talented Forward has managed 3 league goals in this Primeira Liga 2019 - 2020 season so far coming from a total of 22 appearances.
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