National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Sporting Macau or Hang Sai that keep their silverware dream alive.
Hang Sai could be less fresh than the hosts in this fixture, as they played a Primeira Division game only four sleeps ago. That game, against CPK, was also an away game. It's a tiring schedule for Hang Sai.
Sporting Macau form and statsSporting Macau participated in FA Cup the last season, where they reached the quarter-finals.
Sporting Macau's results here at Canidrome in the Primeira Division have been very modest with 2 victories, 0 draws and 5 defeats.
Sporting Macau lost their last game at Cheng Fung after a 1-6 scoreline. Macau were outplayed and humiliated in their previous game, as mentioned in the paragraph above. They will need to reinstall their confidence before this one.Ahead of that match, Sporting Macau won a home game hosting Hang Sai (4-2).
Macau have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Canidrome with 13 goals in 7 league matches. Sporting Macau's defense is seriously deficient as 23 goals have been conceded in these matches.
Hang Sai form and stats
As the visiting team in Primeira Division matches, Hang Sai have produced an overall stat of 1-0-4 so far.
Hang lost away at CPK (0-4) in their previous game and are perhaps starting to feel homesick. Hang Sai lost the plot completely in their previous game, as mentioned above. They need to recover quickly from that 0-4 beating and focus on this one.Prior to that match, the Hang manager faced defeat when travelling to Sporting Macau and losing 2-4.
The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Monte Carlo in just three days.
The travelling fans enjoy Hang Sai's attacking play in away games, having scored 8 goals in 5 league matches away. Hang Sai can't defend away. 27 goals have been scored by the opposition in 5 matches, an average of more than three per game. You might want to look at the total goal statistics, which can be found on the Statistics tab above.
Head 2 Head
Head to head totals (for the prior seven meetings): Macau won five games, zero matches ended with a tie and Hang Sai have two wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: seven / zero.
Sporting Macau missing players
Hang Sai missing players
|Sporting Macau||Hang Sai|
|96%||92%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||92%||96%|
|96%||92%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||83%||92%|
|80%||85%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||83%||92%|
|64%||77%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||75%||80%|
|44%||62%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||58%||56%|
|4%||8%||Clean Sheets||C S||8%||8%|
|44%||54%||Failed to Score||F T||58%||48%|
|3.6||1.9||Corners for (avg)||C F||2.2||2.9|
|4.2||3.1||Corners against (avg)||C A||8.7||6.9|
|1.8||1.4||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1.1||1.1|
|3||1||Red cards||R C||0||0|
|9.2||6.9||Shots (avg)||S (||6.5||7.7|
|3.1||2.5||Shots on Target (avg)||S O||2.5||3.3|
|38%||56%||Goal Efficiency||G E||39%||39%|
|12.2||9.6||Shots against (avg)||S A||15.4||12.7|
|5.2||3.2||Shots on Target against (avg)||S O||7.2||5.7|
|5||Tak Chun Ka I||13||4||1||8||23||44||5||2||0||3||9||10||8||2||1||5||14||34||-21||13|