Our prediction for this Portugal Primeira Liga match:
Following a 3-1 loss to Famalicao, Gil Vicente will look to give fans some cheer when they take on Rio Ave in the Primeira Liga round 11. Os Galos are eager to put an end to their three-game winless run and even though both Alipour and Kritsyuk remain in the recovery room, the hosts are capable of grabbing something from Sunday’s football game. There are no fresh injury worries in the home team ahead of the visit of Rio Ave.
Luis Freire’s men, on the other hand, desperately need a win against Boavista and they managed to get one, with the team putting an end to their five-game losing run. As Rio Ave have been struggling on the travels of late, we are tempted to put our money on the home side. As for the away side, midfielder Joca is a major doubt and he will be assessed ahead of the kick-off.
Highlighted Team (Gil Vicente):
Founded in 1924, Gil Vicente are a Portuguese football club that compete in Primeira Liga. The Galos (Roosters) are well known for their red kit, but they wear white shirts and blue shorts when playing on the travels.
Gil Vicente have yet to win a domestic trophy, but they did well to make it to the Taca da Liga final in the 2011/2012 season. The Galos suffered a 2-1 loss to Benfica in the title game at Estadio Cidade de Coimbra. The likes of Rodrigo and Saviola scored for Benfica, with Ze Luis finding the net for Gil Vicente.
The Galos welcome their rivals at Estadio Cidade de Barcelos, the stadium which can hold up to 12,504 people. The venue was opened on May 30, 2014 and it can hold up to 12,504 people. It has to be noted that the team first secured promotion to the Portuguese elite division in 1990.