Braga VS Portimonense ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Braga vs Portimonense
Braga and Portimonense play in the Municipal Stadium of Braga, in a duel of the second round of Liga Sagres. There is no recent record of direct clashes between the two teams, who have not played any matches in the last 3 years. The last time they faced was on 04-02-2012, in a match that ended with the final result: Braga (1-0) Portimonense. In this match the house factor may play a decisive role, as Portimonense has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor.
Braga Team News
The home team are in the second round after their league debut against Benfica (3-1). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; Against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. Braga won 3, drew 3 and lost 4 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. 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 8 of the last 10 matches. In their matches there is a tendency for goals, since in 23 of their last 26 home matches there were more than 1.5 goals and in 17 of the last 26 there were more than 2.5 goals.
Braga vs Portimonense Stats
The Braga team come to this game with a defeat at Benfica by 3-1, adding the first defeat in this Portuguese league: the only goal of the team was scored by Hassan. In this game inside the house coach Abel Ferreira should use a tactical system similar to the last game, namely the 4-4-2, with Rui Fonte and Hassan being the most offensive team references. Apparently the coach still does not count on Mauro, Wilson Eduardo and Marafona, all with physical problems.
Portimonense Team News
The visiting team will play in this second round after their victory in their league debut against Boavista by (2-1) This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when they play with the support of their fans, as we The last 30 games have recorded 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 16 goals scored and 19 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, with a total of 26 goals scored and 22 conceded. In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Portimonense won 4, drew 1 and lost 5. The team has not been very strong defensively, as they have always conceded goals in the last 10 games, but their attack has been regular, Achieved in 9 of the last 10 games.
The team from Portimonense come to this motivated game after having won, through a turnaround, the Boavista, by 2-1: the goals of the three points were scored by Ruben Fernandes and Bruno Tabata. In this away game, manager Vitória Oliveira is expected to act with a more cautious strategy, with his lines drawn, exploiting only the counterattack, since the opponent has competence in his collective. For this game the coach does not have Pires and Marcel, both injured.