Famalicão and Portimonense meet forces at Estádio Municipal 22 de Junho, in a match for the 29th matchday of the Primeira Liga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head for this edition of the league, played on 30‑11‑2019, Portimonense won at home by (2‑1). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 3 matches has won 3. Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and away.
The home team is currently in 7th position, with 37 points won, after 10 wins, 7 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Sporting Lisbon by (3‑1). In the last match, they tied in an away match against Belenenses, by (0‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 18 goals scored and 24 suffered; against 8 victories, 4 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 28 goals scored and 22 suffered. In their last 10 home games for the championship, Famalicão won 4, drew 3 and lost 3, winning 15 points in 30 possible. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for goals, since 8 of the last 12 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 24 games in this competition, he only got 2 comebacks in the 12 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Famalicão’s team reaches this stage of the Liga NOS in fifth place in the league table, with 45 points, which gives them a one-point advantage over Rio Ave and a distance of five to Braga. With the dream of reaching qualification for the Europa League in a year of increasing division, the Famalicense group goes to this game looking to return to victories, after having added draws in the last two meetings. On the last day, Famalicão accumulated a point in Moreira de Cónegos, against Moreirense (1-1). To the goal conceded in the 69th minute, the team trained by João Pedro Sousa reacted almost immediately, with a good end from forward Toni Martínez, assisted by the right side, Ivo Pinto, just four minutes later. Until the end, both teams sought victory, Famalicão had a good couple of chances, but could not finish successfully.
The visiting team is currently in 17th position, with 16 points won, after 2 wins, 10 draws and 12 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Vitória Setúbal, by (0‑0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Sporting Braga, by (3‑1). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 3 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In his last 10 away games for the championship, Portimonense registers 3 draws and 7 losses, so he conquered 3 points in 30 possible.
For this competition, they have a sequence of 5 losses in the last away matches and they have not won any of the last 12 away matches. The team allowed the opponent goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so he was not very strong defensively. In 24 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 13 times and never got the comeback. There are 2 periods that stand out in the last 13 away matches for this competition: they have scored 4 of their 8 goals between minutes (31′ ‑ 45 ‘) and 4 of their 8 goals between (76′ ‑ 90’).
In position 17 and penultimate in the classification table, the Portimonense team comes to this match with a record of 24 points, four less than Marítimo, five less than Tondela and six less than Vitória de Setúbal and Belenenses. Forced to win to stay alive in the fight for permanence, the team technically led by Paulo Sérgio will try to continue the good time, created in the last round, by receiving the Marítimo (3-2), in a victory in response to the two tie added against Santa Clara (1-1). In the last round, Tabata (24 ‘) and Aylton Boa Morte (39’) took advantage of Marítimo’s defensive errors to advance Portimonense in the first half, and in the second half, it would be defender Hackman (58 ‘), in a note acrobatic, scoring the third goal, after the Madeirans had reduced their deficit. Something that would happen again in compensation time, fixing the final 3-2.