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Primeira Liga | Gameweek 23
Feb 25, 2024 at 8.30pm UK
Estadio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube
Sporting Lisbon

Rio Ave
3 - 3
Sporting Lisbon

Embalo (3'), Yakubu (45+4' pen., 67' pen.)
Embalo (6'), Graca (60'), Pantalon (80'), Gomes (83'), Costinha (90+4')
Pantalon (90+1')
FT(HT: 2-2)
Hjulmand (9'), Gyokeres (44'), Coates (73')
St Juste (6'), Catamo (63'), Diomande (75')

The Match

Preview

Sports Mole previews Sunday's Primeira Liga clash between Rio Ave and Sporting Lisbon, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Famalicao 2-1 Rio Ave
Friday, February 16 at 8.15pm in Primeira Liga

We said: Rio Ave 1-3 Sporting Lisbon

Sporting have been in incredible league form lately and are scoring goals for fun both at home and on the road. The Lions have outscored this opponent 10-2 in their six-match unbeaten streak against them, and we feel they will add on a few more in this one en route to a comfortable victory. Read more.

Data Analysis

Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Sporting Lisbon win with a probability of 62.71%. A draw had a probability of 21.3% and a win for Rio Ave had a probability of 16.03%.

The most likely scoreline for a Sporting Lisbon win was 0-1 with a probability of 11.67%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 0-2 (11.36%) and 1-2 (9.85%). The likeliest drawn scoreline was 1-1 (10.11%), while for a Rio Ave win it was 1-0 (5.19%). The actual scoreline of 3-3 was predicted with a 0.8% likelihood.

Result
Rio AveDrawSporting Lisbon
16.03% (-3.103 -3.1) 21.27% (-0.883 -0.88) 62.71% (3.988 3.99)
Both teams to score 49.71% (-3.277 -3.28)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
53.41% (-1.269 -1.27)46.59% (1.27 1.27)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
31.14% (-1.201 -1.2)68.86% (1.202 1.2)
Rio Ave Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
57.97% (-4.439 -4.44)42.03% (4.438 4.44)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
21.54% (-4.09 -4.09)78.46% (4.091 4.09)
Sporting Lisbon Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
85.75% (0.848 0.85)14.25% (-0.847 -0.85)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
57.98% (1.625 1.63)42.02% (-1.624 -1.62)
Score Analysis
    Rio Ave 16.03%
    Sporting Lisbon 62.7%
    Draw 21.26%
Rio AveDrawSporting Lisbon
1-0 @ 5.19% (-0.36 -0.36)
2-1 @ 4.38% (-0.752 -0.75)
2-0 @ 2.25% (-0.467 -0.47)
3-1 @ 1.27% (-0.408 -0.41)
3-2 @ 1.23% (-0.349 -0.35)
Other @ 1.7%
Total : 16.03%
1-1 @ 10.11% (-0.38 -0.38)
0-0 @ 5.99% (0.314 0.31)
2-2 @ 4.27% (-0.584 -0.58)
Other @ 0.89%
Total : 21.26%
0-1 @ 11.67% (0.94 0.94)
0-2 @ 11.36% (1.22 1.22)
1-2 @ 9.85% (-0.07 -0.07)
0-3 @ 7.38% (0.991 0.99)
1-3 @ 6.4% (0.145 0.15)
0-4 @ 3.6% (0.575 0.58)
1-4 @ 3.12% (0.161 0.16)
2-3 @ 2.77% (-0.286 -0.29)
0-5 @ 1.4% (0.259 0.26)
2-4 @ 1.35% (-0.095 -0.1)
1-5 @ 1.21% (0.096 0.1)
Other @ 2.58%
Total : 62.7%

How you voted: Rio Ave vs Sporting Lisbon

Rio Ave
14.3%
Draw
0.0%
Sporting Lisbon
85.7%
28
Head to Head
Sep 25, 2023 8.15pm
Gameweek 6
Sporting Lisbon
2-0
Rio Ave
Paulinho (10'), Edwards (26')
Coates (48')

Aderlan (19'), Acevedo (47'), Ronaldo (57'), Ukra (73'), Santos Ventura (90+3')
Feb 6, 2023 9.15pm
Dec 7, 2022 8.30pm
Group Stage
Rio Ave
0-2
Sporting Lisbon
Inacio (62'), Boateng (73' og.)
Aug 13, 2022 8.30pm
Gameweek 2
Sporting Lisbon
3-0
Rio Ave
Goncalves (36', 75'), Nunes (67')
Ugarte (61')

Ferreira (64'), Oudrhiri (83')
May 5, 2021 9.15pm
Gameweek 31
Rio Ave
0-2
Sporting Lisbon

Augusto (23'), Aderlan (38'), Coentrao (65'), Brandao (90+4')
Tarantini (62')
Goncalves (34' pen.), Paulinho (63')
Mendes (26'), Feddal (42'), Palhinha (74'), Neto (90+3'), Coates (90+4')
rhs 2.0
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Tables header RHS
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CSporting Lisbon34293296296790
2Benfica34255477284980
3Porto34226663273672
4Braga34215871502168
5Vitoria de GuimaraesGuimaraes34196952381463
6MoreirenseMoreirense34167113635155
7AroucaArouca34137145450446
8FamalicaoFamalicao341012123741-442
9Casa Pia34108163850-1238
10SC FarenseFarense34107174651-537
11Rio AveRio Ave3461993843-537
12Gil Vicente3499164252-1036
13Estoril PraiaEstoril3496194958-933
14Estrela Amadora34712153353-2033
15BoavistaBoavista34711163962-2332
16PortimonensePortimonense3488183972-3332
RVizela34511183666-3026
RChavesChaves3458213172-4123


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