Primeira Liga match preview and statistics: Porto fight Sporting Braga

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Competition: Portugal Primeira Liga
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 20:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estádio Do Dragão (50033 seats)

This is the Primeira Liga season opener for these teams, who are finally competing for points again. Will Porto or Sporting Braga get that important first win?

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Porto form and stats

Porto could celebrate like crazy last season after winning the Primeira Liga. Home supporters are hoping for more of the same this season. In the home games here at Estádio Do Dragão they witnessed 15 victories, 1 draw and 1 defeat. In total the trophy was secured after W26 - D4 - L4 from 34 games.

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Sporting Braga form and stats

It's finally time to play a game of importance again as a long period of training has passed. Braga have played a number of friendly games in this period, resulting in 0 wins, 0 draws and 1 defeats from one fixture.

Let's have a look at how Sporting Braga performed last season in the Primeira Liga: They landed a 3rd position in the league table after playing out 18 victories, 6 draws and 10 defeats. In total they scored 61 and conceded 40 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 8 - drew 2 and lost 7 with 29/20 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: five - two - three (Porto wins - draws - Sporting Braga wins). As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five had two or less.

Porto missing players

Sporting Braga missing players

Porto Sporting Braga
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
0 0 0 Played P 0 0 0
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 0
0 0 0 Scored S 0 0 0
0 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 0
0% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
0 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 0
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
0 0 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 0
0 0 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 0
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Porto Last season Sporting Braga
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
34 17   Played P   17 34
26 15   Won W   8 18
4 1   Drew D   2 6
4 1   Lost L   7 10
74 44   Scored S   29 61
22 7   Conceded C   20 40
97% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   94% 97%
79% 82%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   65% 74%
56% 59%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   47% 56%
26% 29%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   24% 38%
15% 18%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   24% 15%
44% 29%   BTTS BTTS   53% 56%
56% 71%   Clean Sheets C S   24% 24%
3% 0%   Failed to Score F T   29% 24%
 
6.1 6.5   Corners for (avg) C F   5.4 6.2
3.1 2.8   Corners against (avg) C A   3.6 4.1
2.6 2.2   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   3 2.7
3 1   Red cards R C   5 6
 
519 280   Total Shots T S   237 541
182 101   Shots on Target S O   84 192
41% 44%   Goal Efficiency G E   35% 32%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Belenenses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Benfica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Boavista 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Famalicao 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Farense 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Gil Vicente 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Maritimo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Moreirense 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Nacional 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Pacos de Ferreira 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Portimonense 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Porto 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Rio Ave 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Santa Clara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Sporting Braga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Sporting CP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Tondela 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Vitória SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Porto 34 26 4 4 74 22 17 15 1 1 44 7 17 11 3 3 30 15 52 82
2 Benfica 34 24 5 5 71 26 17 12 2 3 38 13 17 12 3 2 33 13 45 77
3 Sporting Braga 34 18 6 10 61 40 17 10 4 3 32 20 17 8 2 7 29 20 21 60
4 Sporting CP 34 18 6 10 49 34 17 12 1 4 25 13 17 6 5 6 24 21 15 60
5 Rio Ave 34 15 10 9 48 36 17 6 6 5 27 23 17 9 4 4 21 13 12 55
6 Famalicao 34 14 12 8 53 51 17 7 6 4 28 26 17 7 6 4 25 25 2 54
7 Vitória SC 34 13 11 10 53 38 17 8 4 5 27 15 17 5 7 5 26 23 15 50
8 Moreirense 34 10 13 11 42 44 17 6 6 5 23 20 17 4 7 6 19 24 -2 43
9 Gil Vicente 34 11 10 13 40 44 17 7 7 3 26 21 17 4 3 10 14 23 -4 43
10 Santa Clara 34 11 10 13 36 41 17 6 4 7 18 21 17 5 6 6 18 20 -5 43
11 Maritimo 34 9 12 13 34 42 17 5 8 4 24 21 17 4 4 9 10 21 -8 39
12 Boavista 34 10 9 15 28 39 17 5 4 8 15 18 17 5 5 7 13 21 -11 39
13 Pacos de Ferreira 34 11 6 17 36 52 17 6 2 9 15 22 17 5 4 8 21 30 -16 39
14 Tondela 34 9 9 16 30 44 17 3 5 9 12 22 17 6 4 7 18 22 -14 36
15 Belenenses 34 9 8 17 27 54 17 5 4 8 13 25 17 4 4 9 14 29 -27 35
16 Vitoria Setubal 34 7 13 14 27 43 17 4 7 6 15 20 17 3 6 8 12 23 -16 34
17 Portimonense 34 7 12 15 30 45 17 5 7 5 18 18 17 2 5 10 12 27 -15 33
18 Desportivo Aves 34 5 2 27 24 68 17 4 1 12 12 26 17 1 1 15 12 42 -44 17

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.