Our prediction for this Portugal Primeira Liga match:
Boavista will look to make amends for back-to-back defeats to Sporting CP and Rio Ave when they take on Farense in the opening match of Sunday’s program. Boavista suffered a dip in form, with the team failing to win the previous five league matches and we are positive that they will fight tooth and nail against Os Leoes de Faro. Goalkeeper Cesar continues to miss out with an ACL injury, while midfielder Pedro Malheiro is a major doubt.
Os Leoes de Faro, on the other hand, have been in a fine form of late, with the team beating both Rio Ave (4-3) and Arouca (2-0) in the previous two league matches and given their signs of improvement up front, both teams to score betting option should be considered. There are no fresh injury concerns for the visiting team ahead of the trip to Porto.
Highlighted Team (Boavista):
Founded on August 1, 1903, Boavista are a Portuguese club that welcome their rivals at Estadio do Bessa. The capacity of the venue is 28,263 and it was built back in 1911. As Panteras (The Panthers) are well known for their black and white shirts and white is the dominant colour of their away kit.
Famous Fellow city club Porto are considered Boavista’s main rivals and the two teams face each other in O Derby da Invicta and there have always been fireworks in clashes between the two local rivals. A Panteras did well to win their first and only Primeira Liga trophy in the 2000/2001 season, with the team finishing the campaign only one point clear of Porto.
Boavista have five Taca de Portugal trophies (1974/75, 1975/76, 1978/79, 1991/92, 1996/97), with the team winning Supertaca de Portugal three times (1979, 1992, 1997). Jose Bosingwa, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Nuno Gomes are the notable footballers who played for Boavista in the past, to name just a few.