PSV Eindhoven vs Sporting CP
Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019
Kick-off at 17:55 UK / 18:55 CET
Venue: Philips Stadion (Eindhoven).
PSV Eindhoven were the runners up in the Eredivisie last season behind Ajax. They will be hosting their opening match in the group stages of the Europa League. Sporting CP will be coming in with their third place in the Portuguese Primeira Liga from the last season. The teams are placed in the Group D of the league games.
Peasants are unbeaten in the last nine matches in the overall fixture. They carry the same form in their previous twelve home matches. PSV lost just three games out of 34 matches in the Eredivisie 2018-19 scoring a massive 98 goals while conceding just 26 goals in total.
Sporting has only one win from the last four away fixtures. Lions were 11 points far from the second place in Primeira Liga 2018-19 with 6 losses from the 34 matches. They conceded 33 goals while slotting in 72 goals at the opposition half. The match will show two goal-scoring powers locking horns with each other.
PSV Eindhoven vs Sporting CP Head-to-head (h2h)
They have not played face to face in the last twenty years.
PSV Eindhoven vs Sporting CP Prediction
The teams are known for their attacking skills in respective leagues and the goal-scoring ability. Peasants have netted in an average of 2.8 goals per match in the last five home matches. Moreover, they even have three clean sheets in the process. Besides that, Sporting has scored a goal in at least four of the last five away games in their schedule.
Being unbeaten in the previous twelve home matches and playing another home match will give more confidence for the host. Also, the home team had previously lost at home against the Spanish giants Barcelona in the 2018 Champions League. Besides that, the Lions have been winless in all but one game in the last eight away fixtures in their schedule.
Henceforth, the match will be entertaining with goals raining in both halves and most probably giving the host a lead in the game.
PSV Eindhoven vs Sporting CP Betting tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.60 (3/5)
Full-time result: PSV Eindhoven @ 1.90 (9/10).