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Jan 16, 2021 at 8.30pm UK
TondelaTondela
3-1
BoavistaBoavista
Gonzalez (40'), Agra (56', 85')
Augusto (44')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Mangas (59')
Castro (11'), Awaziem (30')
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Preview: Tondela vs. Boavista - prediction, team news, lineups

:Headline: Preview: Tondela vs. Boavista - prediction, team news, lineups:
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Primeira Liga clash between Tondela and Boavista, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
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In a crucial game down at the bottom of the Primeira Liga table, Tondela await the visit of Boavista on Saturday as both teams look to scamper away from relegation danger.

Boavista are currently in the drop zone with only 11 points to their name, but their hosts are not far off ahead, as the teams are separated by one point.


Match preview

Tondela suffered a fourth consecutive league defeat away from home as they lost 2-0 to Benfica last time out, courtesy of second half strikes from Haris Seferovic and Luca Waldschmidt.

No team in the division has picked up fewer points on the road than Pako Ayestaran's men, whose only away point came at Gil Vicente earlier in the season.

However, their home form has been significantly better, with 11 of their 12 points coming at the Estadio Joao Cardoso.

One point is all that separates them from relegation as things stand, and a significant improvement is needed if they are to avoid dropping down to the Segunda Liga for the first time since they were promoted back in 2015.

Since their aforementioned promotion, they have faced Saturday's visitors 12 times, and the CDT Auriverdes have struggled more often than not with two wins, five losses and five draws, which include both of last season's clashes.

Boavista began their league campaign with no wins in the first five games, before they put an end to that run with an emphatic 3-0 demolition of last year's runners-up Benfica.

However, that has turned out to be Os Axadrezados only league triumph to date, so it is no surprise they currently occupy 17th place – separated from bottom-placed Portimonense only on more goals scored - in the Primeira Liga table.

Despite being a point behind them, Boavista have scored more and conceded fewer goals than Tondela, whom they would leapfrog should they manage to pick up all three points.

Former Manchester United midfielder Angel Gomes has been the standout player for his side, scoring three goals and assisting another three since his move to the Estadio do Bessa XXI on loan from Lille.

Tondela Primeira Liga form: LLDLWL
Tondela form (all competitions): LLDLWL

Boavista Primeira Liga form: DDDLDD
Boavista form (all competitions): DLDLDD


Team News

Both sides have relatively clean bills of health with only a few players expected to be unavailable for the game.

Tondela's Joel Sousa will miss the game as he continues to isolate on the back of testing positive for coronavirus.

For the away side, Miguel Reisinho is the only guaranteed absentee after he suffered a season-ending ACL injury last November.

Although, Jesualdo Ferreira could make some alterations to his starting XI as he seeks to turn his side's fortunes around.

Tondela possible starting lineup:
Niasse; Naoufel, Alves, Tavares, Almeida; Grau, Jaquite, Augusto, Pedro; Gonzalez, Agra

Boavista possible starting lineup:
Jardim; Hamache, Awaziem, Castro, Cannon; Paulinho, Show, Santos; Njie, Gomes, Elis


We say: Tondela 2-1 Boavista

Boavista are really struggling at the moment and given Tondela's home form, you can expect the home side to come out victorious in this one, heaping further misery on their visitors.


Top betting tip

Our expert tipster partners at Sporita.com are predicting under 3.5 goals in this match. Click here to find out what else they are predicting for this game and for more of their tried-and-tested football tips.Under 3.5:data



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Primeira Liga Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Sporting Lisbon1512303392439
2Porto15112237172035
3Benfica15103230151533
4Braga1510052415930
5Pacos de FerreiraPacos de Ferreira1584322121028
6Vitoria de GuimaraesGuimaraes148241913626
7MoreirenseMoreirense154651317-418
8Santa ClaraSanta Clara155371519-418
9Maritimo155281621-517
10Rio AveRio Ave153661118-715
11BelenensesBelenenses15366812-415
12TondelaTondela154381325-1215
13PortimonensePortimonense154381219-715
14Nacional153571320-714
15FamalicaoFamalicao153571626-1014
16Gil Vicente153481017-713
17SC FarenseFarense143381520-512
18BoavistaBoavista151861426-1211
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