Sporting CP vs Famalicao
Portugal – Primeira Liga
Date: Monday, 23 September 2019
Kick-off at 21:00 UK/ 22:00 CET
Venue: Estádio José Alvalade (Lisabon).
The Primeira Liga is witnessing something special in the initial stages of their season. A newly-promoted Famalicao is at the top of the table, ahead of the likes of Porto, Benfica etc, and boasts of a 100% unbeaten run as well.
In fact, disregarding the squad’s draw against Guimaraes on the road, they have a 100% win-record to make a claim on.
They are definitely going to be tested this weekend, taking into account their road status, and especially, their opponents for the day, Sporting. The hosts have been a major player in the competition for quite a long time, and so far in this league campaign has lost just once. They have also had the upper hand in h2h battles ever since the beginning.
By all means, we are in line for a thrilling encounter.
Sporting CP vs Famalicao Head-to-head (h2h)
- The Lions hold a 100% win-record against this opponent.
- Vila Nova failed to score in all four of the previous four bouts.
- At this venue, the guests are yet to find the back of the net.
- The combined scorecard for the former two clashes at this stadium is 6-0, in favor of the home team.
Sporting CP vs Famalicao Prediction
The Lions do have the home advantage, and they have been one of the best units in the competition for quite a long time. Moreover, comparatively, they have far more experience than their counterparts with the challenges of the top division.
In addition, Sporting has won every single h2h encounter so far, and have not conceded a goal in these clashes at this venue yet.
As such, count on Leonel Pontes’s men to register the three points.
Coming to goals though, the equation has changed a bit due to the performance of the Famalicenses this campaign. They are at the top of the table, are unbeaten so far, and won every tie so far disregarding a draw. Moreover, the team has scored the most goals in the competition until now, if not for Benfica and Porto.
Taking the new developments into account, expect the visitors to open their goal-scoring account at this venue.
Sporting CP vs Famalicao Betting Tips
Sporting CP to Win @ 1.50 (1/2)
Both Teams to Score @ 1.67 (2/3).