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Tondela line up against the visiting Vitória Guimarães at Estádio João Cardoso in the Primeira Liga game on Friday.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Tondela v Vitória Guimarães game (inc. the best betting odds).
Tondela, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 2-0 Primeira Liga success against Santa Clara.
In that game, Tondela managed 41% possession and 11 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. For Tondela, the scorers were Salvador Agra (35') and Mario González (67'). Santa Clara had 19 shots at goal with 4 on target.
In their last 6 games, Pako Ayestarán's Tondela have hit the target a total of 5 times which gives them an average number of goals per match of 0.83.
Their prior results show that Tondela:
- have left without a victory over Vitória Guimarães in their last 2 league games.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to Sporting Lisbon in Primeira Liga competition, Vitória Guimarães will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Vitória Guimarães managed 56% possession and 15 shots on goal with 1 on target. On the other side, Sporting CP got 16 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Nuno Santos (11'), Pedro Gonçalves (43', 55') and Jovane Cabral (74') scored for Sporting Lisbon.
A tendency of at least one team not managing to score in games involving Vitória Guimarães has been fairly consistent of late. Checking on their last 6 meetings shows that it’s happened 5 times. In those clashes, their opponents have hit a goal aggregate of 6 while Os Vimaranenses have scored 4. In any event, we must now wait to see if the trend might be maintained in this next match.
Going into this one, Vitória Guimarães haven't been defeated in their previous 4 away league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 23/12/2017 shows that Tondela have won 2 of these games & Vitória Guimarães 4, with the tally of drawn games standing at 0.
A sum of 14 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 4 from Auriverdes and 10 belonging to Os Vimaranenses. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
The last league game featuring these clubs was Primeira Liga match day 23 on 01/03/2020 which ended up with the score at Vitória Guimarães 2-0 Tondela.
In that match, Vitória Guimarães had 45% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 5 on target. The goalscorers were Bruno Duarte (24') and André André (41').
Tondela had 9 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
The referee was Manuel Oliveira.
Team News: Tondela
Rúben Fonseca (Corona virus) and Jota Gonçalves (Corona virus) are unavailable for Tondela boss Pako Ayestarán.
Team News: Vitória Guimarães
Guimarães boss João Henriques has to choose a team with limited availability. Yann Aurel Bisseck (Unknown Injury), Alhassan Wakaso (Knee Surgery), Matheus Mascarenhas (Knee Surgery), Joseph Amoah (Muscle Injury) and Mikel Agu (Knee Injury) are those who can’t be considered.
When taking everything into account, Tondela will have their work cut out to score goals against this Vitória Guimarães lineup who should manage to get a goal of their own in a winning performance.
That’s why we have predicted a very competitive game with a 0-1 win for Vitória Guimarães at the end of the 90 minutes.
Expecting it to be tight.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Estádio João Cardoso (5,000)
Captain: Ricardo Alves
Chairman: Gilberto Neves Coimbra
Manager: Pako Ayestarán
Competitions: Primeira Liga position 12