Paços de Ferreira and Famalicão face at Estadio da Capital do Móvel, in a match for this phase of Taça de Portugal (Quarter-finals). The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which records 2 wins and 1 loss in the last 3 games. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 14‑09-2019, ended with the victory of Famalicão by (4-2). In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since Famalicão presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
Paços de Ferreira:
Until reaching this phase of Taça de Portugal (Quarter-finals), the team eliminated: Espinho, Sanjoanense and Louletano. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches it records 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 14 goals scored and 20 suffered; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in his stadium, with 16 goals scored and 15 suffered. In the last match he played, for the Premier League, he tied with Portimonense out by (0-0). In its last 10 home games, Paços de Ferreira records 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. In 12 games, he suffered the first goal 4 times and never got the comeback. In the last 14 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 5 of his 14 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Paços de Ferreira comes to this match with a 0-0 draw against Portimonense, adding the second consecutive game without losing in official games. In the previous rounds of the Portuguese Cup, he eliminated Louletano, Sanjoanense and Espinho. Playing at home, coach Pepa should favor defensive organization and counterattack through the flanks. Douglas Tanque is the best scorer of Paços de Ferreira, with 6 goals scored. For this game, the visiting coach cannot count on Luiz Carlos and Diaby, due to physical problems.
The visiting team reaches this stage of Taça de Portugal (Quarter-finals) after having played previous qualifiers with: Mafra, Academic and Lusitania FC Lourosa. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 25 suffered; against 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses in his stadium, with 37 goals scored and 17 suffered. The team arrives at this match after a win out with Boavista by (0-1). In the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions, Famalicão won 4, drew 3 and lost 3. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games. There is a tendency to have goals in their away matches, since 19 of the last 21 games they have played have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In 11 games, he suffered the first goal 4 times and never got the comeback. In the last 6 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 4 of his 11 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Famalicão arrives at this very motivated match, after a 0-1 win on the trip to Boavista, thus adding the third consecutive victory in official matches: Toni Martínez scored the only goal of the match. In this match against Paços de Ferreira, coach João Pedro Sousa must favor the maintenance of possession and organized attacks, especially through the right flank. At the individual level we highlight striker Anderson Silva, the best scorer of Famalicão in official games, with 8 goals scored. There are no major absences for this game.