Moreirense and Chaves face off in the Joaquim de Almeida Fr Desportivo Comendador Park, in a match for the 23rd round of the Primeira Liga. el Chaves won at home (3-0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 09-18-2017. The history of direct matches played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 2 and drew 1. But the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 04-24-2017 , for the Primeira Liga, the two teams tied by (0-0). Attention to the home factor, since the Moreirense usually conquer different results at home and abroad.
After 4 wins, 7 draws and 11 losses, the home team is currently in the 17 th position of the league, with 19 points won. In the last match, they lost in an away match against Estoril, by (1-2), after in the previous match they won (1-2) a league match against Tondela. This is a team that, oddly enough, has had better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses in away matches; against 3 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. In the last 10 home matches for the championship, Moreirense won 1, drew 5 and lost 4, for which they won 8 points out of 30 possible. The team has conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since 7 of the last 11 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals. In 22 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 12 times and never got the comeback. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 11 home matches for this competition: they have scored 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (31′-45 ‘).
After two games without losing, Moreirense returned to defeats in the Portuguese league, losing at home to Estoril by 1-2. Due to this negative result, the coach Sérgio Vieira was dismissed from the technical command of the team. In this home game, the new coach, Petit, must keep the team in 4-3-3, Edno being the most offensive reference. The midfielder Tozé remains the best finalist of Moreirense, with 4 goals scored. It should be noted that the locals have presented very interesting details in the offensive transition. For this game the local coach can not count on Semedo, suspended, in addition to Enza Fati, this one due to injury.
After 8 wins, 6 draws and 8 losses, the away team is currently in the 6 th position of the league, with 30 points won. In their last match, they lost in a home match against Porto (0-4), after in the previous match they won in a away match against Feirense, by (1-2). This is a team that usually shows similar results, at home and abroad. It is usually not affected by the home team, since in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 1 draw and 8 losses in away matches; against 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. For the championship, Chaves won 16 points out of 30 possible, after 5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses in the last 10 matches as a visitor. In their home league matches the most frequent final score at halftime was 0-0 (4 out of 11 matches). The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so they have not displayed great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 22 matches in this competition, they only got 2 comebacks in the 13 matches in which they suffered the first goal. In the last 11 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 6 of their 12 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
El Chaves is making a very interesting Portuguese championship, but in the last match he faced the leader of the competition and suffered a defeat naturally, by 0-4. However, the result is ungrateful for what the visiting team produced. In this away game, coach Luis Castro must maintain the usual 4-3-3, benefiting possession of the ball and attacks organized by the flanks: Matheus Pereira is the great danger in the right wing of the team. One of the strong points of Chaves has been the games outside the doors, since it has the 5th best performance in this condition. William is the great highlight of the visitors, with 8 goals and 1 assistance. For this game the visiting coach can not count on Galvão, João Patrão and Jefferson, all injured.
PREDICTION: Both teasm to scpre / YES @ 1.90