Our prediction for this Portugal Primeira Liga match:
Ferreira and Farense take on each other at Estadio da Capital do Movel in the opening match of Primeira Liga round 28. Ferreira aim to put an end to their three-game losing run in the national championship, and they will not have a better chance than this to get back on course. The hosts are eager to book their place in the Europa Conference League, and we are positive that they will go all guns blazing at the relegation strugglers.
The good news for the hosts is that Canada international Stephen Eustaquio returns from suspension. Farense, on the other hand, suffered a 1-0 loss to Sporting CP in their last league match. Leoes de Faro extended their losing run to three games at the weekend, and given their difficulties in front of goal, we predict that the visitors will return home empty-handed from the trip to Porto district.
Highlighted Player (Bruno Santos):
Born in Rio da Janeiro, Brazil, on February 7, 1993, Bruno Santos is a professional footballer who started his senior career at Mesquita. In the 2013/2014 season, the pacey right-back moved to Sourense, and after making 14 appearances in the league for the Portuguese outfit, he joined Freamunde the following season.
After scoring two goals in 19 appearances in the Segunda Liga for Os Capoes, he signed a deal with Pacos de Ferreira in November 2015. Bruno Santos made his Primeira Liga debut on November 29, 2015, in a 2-0 win over Estoril. He scored his first goal for Pacos de Fereira on May 19, 2019, in a 2-0 win over Cova Piedade in Segunda Liga.
His primary position is right-back (full-back), and his preferred foot is right. Bruno Santos wears No. 6 shirt at Pacos de Ferreira. Bruno Santos has never played for the Brazil national team.
Highlighted Team (Farense):
Established on April 1, 1910, S.C. Farense is a Portuguese club that plays in Primeira Liga. Farense returned to Primeira liga in 2020, with the team securing promotion to the Portuguese elite division following an 18-year absence.
The Leoes de Faro (Lions of Faro) play home games at Estadio da Sao Luis, the stadium with the capacity of 12,000 people. Fellow Algavre clubs Olhanense and Portimonense are regarded as Farense’s biggest rivals. Speaking of the club’s colours, Farense footballers wear black and white shirts when playing at home, while their away kit is mainly green.
In the 2995/96 season Farense represented Portugal in the UEFA Cup, with the team suffering a loss to Olympique Lyon in the first round of the competition. The 1994/95 season is considered the club’s most successful campaign in the Portuguese top flight as they finished the process in 5th position in the standings.