Portimonense and Belenenses meet at Estádio do Portimonense SC, in a match for the 16th round of the Primeira Liga. There is only a record of 1 direct match in the last 3 years between these two teams, on 20-11-2015, which ended with the victory of Portimonense by (3-2). The condition home / away deserves particular attention, because despite this being a match between 11th and 10th of the league table, it is actually a match between the 7th ranked in home games and the 16th as a visitor.
After 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses, the home team is currently in the 11 th position, with 16 points won. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Sporting Lisboa by (2-0), after in the previous match they have lost (0-1) at home, against Chaves. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, since they have won 13 points in away matches, with 8 goals scored and 17 conceded, against 13 points won at their stadium, with 14 goals scored and 9 conceded. In the last match that they disputed, for the League Cup, they got the draw with Sporting Braga by (2-2). In the last 7 home league matches Portimonense has a record of 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses, so they have won 13 points out of 21 possible. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 15 matches in this competition, they only got 2 comebacks in the 8 games in which they suffered the first goal. In the last 10 away matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 5 of their 12 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
The Portimonense comes to this game after a two-way tie outside, in the visit to the stadium of Braga, in a match for the League Cup. The home team presents more individual arguments for this game, so, for being acting at home, it is guessed that it adopts a more offensive stance. The Portimonense usually uses a tactical system in 4-3-3, privileging the fast offensive transitions. In this tactical design, the three most advanced players will be Nakajima, Manafá and Fabrício. The technician Vítor Oliveira will not be able to count on Chidera Ezeh, Paulinho, Ewerton, Marcel and Ricardo Pessoa, all injured.
After 5 wins, 2 draws and 8 losses, the away team is currently in the 10 th position of the league, with 17 points won. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Sporting Braga by (4-0), after in the previous match they have tied at home, against Paços de Ferreira, by (1-1). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 14 points, against only 3 in their away matches. In the last match that they played, for the League Cup, they tied with Sporting Lisboa at home (1-1). In the last 8 away league matches Belenenses has a record of 1 win and 7 losses, so they have won 3 points out of 24 possible.
In this competition, he has lost the last 4 games away. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 1-0 (4 out of 8 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so it was not very strong defensively. In 15 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 6 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have suffered 4 of their 10 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
The Belenenses comes to this performance after a draw at home, a ball, at the reception to Sporting, for the League Cup. The Belenenses usually act in a traditional 4-4-2, privileging the fast offensive transitions, being that in this tactical scheme the three most advanced players will be Fredy and Maurides. One of the best valences of the visitor training is the ease with which he manages to finish the goal opportunities available to him. The foreign technician will not be able to count on Muriel, Vincent Sasso, João Diogo and Tandjigora, all injured.
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