Ferreira – Maritimo TIPS from insiders (13.01.2018)

Paços de Ferreira and Marítimo face at Estádio da Capital do Móvel, in a match for the 18th round of the Primeira Liga. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 08-08-2017, Marítimo won at home (1-0). The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 4 matches won 2 and drew 2. But the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 05-20-2017 , for the Primeira Liga, the two teams tied by (0-0). The condition home / away deserves particular attention, because despite this being a match between 16th and 6th of the league table, it is actually a match between the 9th classified in home matches and the 13th as a visitor.

Ferreira :

The home team is currently in the 16 th position of the league, with 14 points won, after 3 wins, 5 draws and 9 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Rio Ave by (4-2). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Portimonense, by (1-1). This is a stronger team in his stadium, where he won 14 points, against only 2 in his away matches. For the championship, Paços de Ferreira won 12 points out of 24 possible points, after 3 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 8 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (3 out of 8 matches). 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 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 17 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 20 home matches for all competitions: they have suffered 7 of their 19 goals between minutes (61′-75 ‘).

The Ferreira comes to this game after a home draw, a ball, at the reception to Portimonense. Pedrito is responsible for defining and leading the attacks of his team. Welthon, former player of Tapajós, is the most offensive reference of the local team. Aware of the quality of the rival of this day, it is possible that the Paços de Ferreira choose to risk less, keeping its lower block, with the aim of trying not to suffer the first goal. The local coach can not count on Rui Correia, for being injured.


After 8 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses, the away team is currently in the 6 th position of the league, with 27 points won. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Sporting Lisboa by (5-0), after in the previous match they have lost at home, in a match against Chaves, by (1-2). This is a stronger team in their stadium, where they won 20 points, against only 7 in their away matches. In the last 8 away league matches Marítimo has a record of 2 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses, so they have won 7 points out of 24 possible. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 17 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never got the comeback. There are 2 periods that stand out in the last 8 away matches for all competitions: they scored 3 of their 6 goals between minutes (31’-45 ‘); He suffered 7 of his 14 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).

The Marítimo arrives at this unmotivated match, after a foreign snub, by 5-0, in the visit to the Sporting Lisboa arena. It is possible that the visitors’ coach will return to acting in a 4-4-2, in which the two most advanced players are Rodrigo Pinho and Edgar Costa. The Maritime usually attacks by the central corridor, trying many times to place the ball in the back of the defensive defensive, through longer passes. To point out that the great weakness of the Maritime is the ineffective way as they defend the fast transitions of the rivals. Coach Daniel Ramos will not be able to count on Amido Baldé, Erdem Sen, Fábio China and Pablo Santos, for being injured.

Insider TIP: Over 1.5 goals – 1.41

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