Porto vs Portimonense In Week 26 of the Primeira Liga, Porto take on Portimonense at Estadio do Dragao. After losing the last 10 matches between the two teams since December 2018, Alvinegros will go into a desperate weekend defeating the hosts and earning a morale-boosting result.
Porto’s dream of winning consecutive league titles was still frayed when they were held to a goalless draw by Braga at Estadio Braga before the international break.
Porto vs Portimonense Kick Off Time
NAME: FC Porto – Portimonense
DATE: 2 Apr 2023
TIME: 19:30 UTC
VENUE: Estádio do Dragão, Porto, Portugal
Despite having the advantage in most games. But the Dragons were guilty of putting on extravagant displays in front of the goal. As they were unable to beat Matheus Lima multiple times in Braga goals. before deciding to divide the share of the destruction
Previously, Sergio’s team Conceicao was expelled from the Champions League for losing 1-0 in the first leg, while they held a goalless draw with Inter in the last 16 of 16 in a rematch on March 14, Italy.
Porto now returns to Estadio do Dragao where they have won six of their last seven Premier Liga games, losing 2-1 to Gil Vicente on the 26th. February is an exception.
Portugal, 30-time Portuguese champions with 58 points from 25 games, are currently second in the league table. by just two points above Braga Third place outside the Champions League automatic qualifying round and 10 points behind winner Benfica.
Porto vs Portimonense Playing XI
Porto possible starting lineup: Costa; Conceicao, Marcano, Wendell; Grujic, Uribe, Pepe, Otavio; Taremi, Martinez
Portimonense possible starting lineup: Nakamura; Moufi, Park, Pedrao, Relvas; Estrela, Ventura, Seck, Junior, Mauricio, Gonzalez
Porto will have to deal with the absence of an experienced defender like Pepe. who missed the last two games through injury following the game against Estoril Praia on March 10.
Goalkeeper Francisco Meixedo, 21, who has been on the sidelines since injuring his ligaments in November last year, joins the Dragoes’ injury schedule.
Conceicao will also be unable to face Portuguese duo Joao Marcelo and Joao Mario, who is sidelined due to muscle and knee injuries respectively.
Za, 29, will not take part in this weekend’s game. After the Portimonense captain was shown a red card in the 20th minute of the opening game against Vizela at the end of the final hour.
In his absence, former Porto native Paulo Estrela had to come to the XI to partner Lucas Ventura and 27-year-old Moustapha Seck in the middle of the park.
Porto vs Portimonense Last Match Result
Porto Primeira Liga form:W W L W W D
Portimonense Primeira Liga form:L W L L L
On the other hand, Portimonense was unable to stand after losing 1-0 to Vizela as the two teams faced off at the Estadio Municipal de Portimao at the end of the day. last time
In a game where Pedro Sa was swept out early, Rafael Gusso gave Vicelens a stunning 94th-minute win to round off the hosts.
Paolo Sergio’s side has lost each of their last four games, conceding five and failing to find a goal since their 2-1 home win over Maritimo on February 18.
Portimonense’s excellent tackling comes from their attacking attack. They currently hold the division’s third-worst record with 18 goals scored and 13 goals conceded in 25 games so far.
Portimao has won eight, drawn two, and lost 15 of their 25 matches so far, collecting 26 points and sitting 14th in the Primera Liga table, 10 points above the relegation zone.
While Portimonense will be looking to break a 10-game losing streak against Porto. But now they are trying hard to crush the away results. As they lost seven games in a row that stretched to a 2-1 win over Gil Vicente in November.