Rio Ave vs Sporting Betting Tips
The First League was paralyzed for almost three weeks. Two of them were adapted to the schedule of Fifa (International Football Federation), which separated the period for games between selections. One due to the calendar of the Portuguese Federation, which reserves the dates of return of matches between national teams for cup clashes.Rio Ave used their duel against Silves for the fourth round of the Portuguese Cup, to end the bad impression left in the previous two rounds of the Portuguese Championship. At home, he thrashed 7-0 on Sunday, November 25, ensuring his passage to the Round of 16.In the Portuguese Championship, the team, which had lost 2-1 away from home to Aves, and tied for 3 to 3 in their domains with Nacional, started the dispute of the eleventh round in fifth position , the first outside the qualifying zone for continental tournaments. He has 18 points (five wins, three draws and two losses).As principal, he remains undefeated in the competition presenting the fourth best campaign. In five games, he had four wins and one draw having scored 11 goals and conceded six. To face Sporting, coach Manuel Gomes will not be able to count on defender Nadjack. The 24-year-old Guiné-Bissau player was sent off at the Aves encounter and will have to comply with automatic suspension.The number of casualties may be higher depending on the position of the medical department compared to goalkeeper Georgi Makaridze (still without performances in the current season); midfielder Nelson Monte (two games, no goal); and striker Nuno Santos (without performances), who are in the process of recovery from injury.
It was impressive the visiting card shown by Dutch coach Marcel Keizer, who took over Sporting in place of the dismissed Jose Pesseiro. In the first two games under his direction, the team not only won with tranquility, but also scored ten goals.The first rival was Lusitano on Saturday, November 24. For the Taça de Portugal, the alviverde thrashed by 4 to 1 the club of the Third Division securing his vacancy in the eighth of end.The level of opponents rose on Thursday, November 29. The club faced Qarabag in Azerbaijan for the fifth – penultimate round of the UEFA Europa League group stage. He also thrashed 6-1 to secure his place in the next round of the continental tournament.Keizel climbs this Monday another step in the level of challenges in his debut in the Portuguese Championship. Sporting, with 22 points (seven wins, one draw and two losses), started the day 11 in second place, two points behind Porto. But with a campaign far below expectations as a visitor. In this respect, he is only the seventh best player among the 18 teams participating in the Primera Liga, having won seven (two wins, one draw and two losses) of his 15 points.Brazilian Wendel, a former Fluminense player who had been relegated to the under-23 side of Sporting Clube de Portugal by Pesseiro, fell to Keizel’s favor and was promoted to the starting line-up in both games. He occupied the open spot with a serious injury that should leave the Argentine Rodrigo Bataglia (eight Portuguese 2018/2019 games without a goal) off the field until the end of the season. For the duel against Rio Ave, he also should not count, due to injuries, with defender Stefan Ritovski (seven games, no goal); and attackers Fredy Montero (eight games, two goals) and Rafinha (six games, no goal).
Bet on Rio Ave vs Sporting betting tips provided by exper tipsters
Sporting won their last three matches against Rio Ave. In the previous season of the Portuguese Championship scored 1 to 0 (away) and 2 to 0 (home).
Although Qarabag is not a top-notch team, Sporting’s thrashing is significant. Shows the progress of the Portuguese team with the new direction. Therefore, the prognosis in the team of Lisbon ends up being the best option for the confrontation of this Monday.
Bet Tips: Sporting wins