Portimonense vs Boavista Prediction & Tips
Portimonense and Boavista play in the Estádio do Portimonense SC, in a duel of the first round of Liga Sagres. In the last 3 years, there have been only 2 direct clashes between these two teams: one on 14-01-2018, which ended with Boavista winning by 2-0 and the most recent on 08-08-2017, finished with the victory of Portimonense by (2-1). In this match, the home factor can play a decisive role, as Boavista has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor.
Analysis of Portimonense
This is the first match in this edition of the home team competition, which finished the previous edition in 11th place. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches has won 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 23 goals scored and 24 conceded, against 5 victories , 2 draws and 8 defeats at home, with 20 goals scored and 26 conceded. In the last game that played, for the League Cup, lost with Rio Ave at home by (0-2). In the last 10 home games Portimonense has recorded 5 wins and 5 losses. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. In his matches there is a tendency for goals, since in 19 of his last 22 home matches there were more than 1.5 goals and in 15 of the last 22 there were more than 2.5 goals.
The Portimonense come to this game with a defeat against River Ave, 0-2, thus failing to gain access to the group stage of the League Cup. In this match against Boavista, coach António Folha should maintain the usual tactical system, namely, 3-4-1-2, benefiting possession of the ball and the attacks paused, however, in some moments of the game should only play in the counterattack. It is worth noting that the Japanese Shoya Nakajima is the great danger of this team, being this very fast and strong player in the offensive transition. For this game the coach can count on all his players.
Analysis of Boavista
This will be the first game in this edition of the visiting team’s competition, which finished the previous edition in 8th place. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 defeats as a visitor, with a total of 13 goals scored and 24 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses, with a total of 21 goals scored and 13 conceded. In the last game he played, for the Friendly, lost with Getafe at home for (3-4) in the tiebreak through penalties. In the last 10 games as a visitor Boavista won 1, drawn 1 and lost 8. His attack has regularly been scored, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games.
Similar to his opponent, Boavista also failed to secure a place in the League Cup group stage, losing to Nacional 2-1: the only goal of the team was scored by Fábio Espinho. In this game against Portimonense, coach Jorge Simão should continue to bet on the usual tactical system, that is, 4-2-3-1, with Falcone being the most advanced man on the team. We emphasize that the checkers demonstrate several failures in maintaining ball possession. There are no weight embezzles for this game.
Portimonense – Boavista FREE TIPS
Portimonense – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90