Primeira Liga: Moreirense - Belenenses preview and statistics

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Competition: Portugal Primeira Liga
Competition: Mon 01.March
Match begins: 20:15 (UTC)
Venue: Parque Desportivo Comendador Joaquim de Almeida Freitas (6153 seats)

There's been ups and downs for these two teams so far this season, occupying positions near the middle of the Primeira Liga table so far. Here's the Moreirense - Belenenses latest:

Insights:
  • Moreirense have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Belenenses has the fewest scored goals (11) in Primeira Liga

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Moreirense form and stats

3-5-2 (win-draw-lost) are the Primeira Liga numbers at home for Moreirense so far this season.

Moreirense are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 0-1 away versus Boavista. Before that, Moreirense drew at home versus Benfica.

Moreirense has scored 12 league goals at home this season, in 10 matches. Moreirense's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 13 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above. It's worth mentioning that 7 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Belenenses form and stats

Belenenses, who have the fewest scored goals (11) in Primeira Liga, have only collected 7 points from their away games in the Primeira Liga, after 1-4-4 (9 played).

Impressive finishing from Tomás Ribeiro and Miguel Cardoso secured the home win 2-1 against Nacional in their previous game. A 0-0 draw at Famalicao's stadium before that.

Goals are few and far between in Belenenses's away league games. Only 1 goal from 9 travels. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 0 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (6 so far). It's worth mentioning that 3 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

This is the result when the teams met earlier this season; Belenenses - Moreirense 0-0. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: five - four - one (Moreirense wins - draws - Belenenses wins). As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), six had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

MoreirenseY. Santos Souza
Y. Santos Souza
4 goals
BelenensesM. Nunes Cardoso
M. Nunes Cardoso
3 goals
BelenensesZ. Cassierra Cabezas
Z. Cassierra Cabezas
3 goals

Moreirense missing players

Belenenses missing players

Moreirense Belenenses
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
20 10 1 Played P 2 9 20
6 3 1 Won W 0 1 4
7 5 0 Drew D 1 4 9
7 2 0 Lost L 1 4 7
18 12 1 Scored S 0 1 11
24 13 0 Conceded C 2 6 16
90% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 56% 65%
70% 80% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 22% 50%
35% 40% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 20%
15% 30% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
40% 60% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 30%
30% 20% 100% Clean Sheets C S 50% 56% 45%
40% 20% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 89% 60%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.4 2.2 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.9 2.8
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 3 4
 
9.2 10.9 12 Shots (avg) S ( 9 9.4 10.3
3.1 4.1 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1.5 2 3
29% 29% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 6% 18%
Key stats in Primeira Liga this season:
  • Belenenses has the fewest scored goals (1) away in Primeira Liga
  • Belenenses has the fewest scored goals (11) in Primeira Liga
  • Belenenses has the fewest scored goals in the second half (3) in Primeira Liga
  • Belenenses have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Moreirense have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Moreirense have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Belenenses have scored away.
  • Moreirense haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Sporting CP 20 17 3 0 42 10 10 8 2 0 20 5 10 9 1 0 22 5 32 54
2 Porto 19 12 5 2 43 21 10 7 2 1 23 11 9 5 3 1 20 10 22 41
3 Sporting Braga 19 13 1 5 33 18 9 7 1 1 14 6 10 6 0 4 19 12 15 40
4 Benfica 19 11 5 3 33 17 10 7 2 1 18 8 9 4 3 2 15 9 16 38
5 Pacos de Ferreira 19 10 5 4 26 16 9 6 2 1 14 7 10 4 3 3 12 9 10 35
6 Vitoria Guimaraes 19 9 5 5 24 19 10 4 1 5 11 15 9 5 4 0 13 4 5 32
7 Santa Clara 20 7 4 9 20 23 9 2 2 5 7 11 11 5 2 4 13 12 -3 25
8 Moreirense 20 6 7 7 18 24 10 3 5 2 12 13 10 3 2 5 6 11 -6 25
9 Rio Ave 19 5 7 7 16 22 9 3 3 3 9 9 10 2 4 4 7 13 -6 22
10 Belenenses 20 4 9 7 11 16 11 3 5 3 10 10 9 1 4 4 1 6 -5 21
11 Nacional 20 5 6 9 19 26 10 3 3 4 13 15 10 2 3 5 6 11 -7 21
12 Tondela 19 6 3 10 19 30 10 6 2 2 12 9 9 0 1 8 7 21 -11 21
13 Portimonense 20 5 4 11 18 26 9 4 2 3 11 8 11 1 2 8 7 18 -8 19
14 Gil Vicente 20 5 4 11 16 26 10 3 2 5 8 10 10 2 2 6 8 16 -10 19
15 Boavista 20 3 9 8 20 32 10 2 2 6 7 16 10 1 7 2 13 16 -12 18
16 Farense 19 4 5 10 22 29 10 3 3 4 14 13 9 1 2 6 8 16 -7 17
17 Maritimo 19 5 2 12 18 28 9 2 2 5 6 12 10 3 0 7 12 16 -10 17
18 Famalicao 19 3 6 10 17 32 10 1 4 5 9 19 9 2 2 5 8 13 -15 15

Read more about Primeira Liga

The Primeira Liga, also known as Liga NOS, is the top level of football in Portugal. It has 18 teams each playing 34 fixtures to decide the final league table. Portuguese football is dominated by “The Big Three”: Benfica, Porto and Sporting CP (Lisbon). These three clubs generally end up in the top three positions.