Our prediction for this Portugal Primeira Liga match:
Estadio de Sao Luis will host Thursday’s football game between Farense and Vitoria Guimaraes. Leoes de Faro are determined to escape the relegation zone, and we are positive that they will go all guns blazing at Guimaraes. Argentine forward Brian Mansilla, who suffered an injury in the goalless draw with Gil Vicente, is unlikely to feature in the midweek clash, but midfielder Jonatan Lucca returns from suspension.
The visitors, on the other hand, aim to keep their Europa League hopes alive, but seeing that Farense want this win more than Vitoria Guimaraes, we are tempted to put our money on the relegation strugglers. Defender Jorge Fernandes returns to Guimaraes’s starting XI after serving his one-game ban in the triumph over Moreirense. You should bear in mind that Farense are eyeing their first league win over Vitoria Guimaraes since January 2000.
Highlighted Player (Djalma ):
Born in Luanda, Angola on May 30, 1987, Djalma Campos is a forward who plays for Farense in Primeira Liga. Djalma played for the likes of Loures, CAC Pontinha, and Alverca during his youth career before joining Maritimo B in 2006.
The Angola international then played for the Maritimo senior team, scoring 19 goals in 96 appearances for O Maior das Ilhas. In May 2011, Djalma signed a deal with the famous Portuguese club Porto, but he scored no more than one goal in 14 appearances in Primeira liga for the Dragons.
The pacey attacker played for the likes of Kasimpasa, Konyaspor, Genclerbirligi, PAOK, and Alanyaspor as well before joining his current club Farense. His primary position is right winger, but he is used as both left winger and attacking midfielder as well. Djalma has a dual citizenship (Angola/Portugal), and his contract with Farense should expire on June 30, 2021.
Highlighted Team (Guimaraes):
Vitoria Guimaraes have always been in the shadow of famous Portuguese sides Porto, Benfica and Sporting, but over the years they have established themselves as a top-table side in the Primeira Liga. Os Vimaranenses did well to win Taca de Portugal in the 2012/2013 season, wi the team beating Benfica in the final of the domestic cup.
Vitoria Guimaraes finished the 2016/2017 Primeira Liga campaign in fourth place in the standings and, as a result, they booked their place in the Europa League qualifiers. The Portuguese side will face the likes of Salzburg, Konyaspor and Olympic Marseille in Group I and they are seen as underdogs in their group. Vitoria Guimaraes welcome their rivals at Estadio D. Alfonso Henriques and the venue can hold up to 30.000 spectators.
Os Vimaranenses play their home games in white shirts and white shorts, whilst they wear black when playing on the road. Their neighbours Braga are considered Guimaraes’ fiercest rivals and the two teams face each other in the derby of Minho Province.