Segunda Liga: Académica - Porto II preview and statistics

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Competition: Portugal Segunda Liga
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 10:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estádio EFAPEL (30210 seats)

A home win is expected from this fixture if the league table is anything to judge by. The Académica fans are optimistic that the difference between 4th and Porto II's 18th place in the table will show on the pitch.

Insights:
  • Académica have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Porto II have the most conceded goals (41) in Segunda Liga

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Académica form and stats

7-3-3 (win-draw-lost) are the Segunda Liga numbers at home for Académica so far this season. The last three games played by Académica, regardless of arena, have all ended draws.

The home team returns to Estádio EFAPEL after being equal after 90 minutes with Sporting Covilha (placed 11th) on their last time out; the Segunda Liga game ended 1-1. In the match before that, Académica hosted Vilafranquense and drew the game 0-0.

Académica has scored 17 league goals at home this season, in 13 matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Académica have only conceded 12 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Porto II form and stats

Porto II, who have the most conceded goals (41) in Segunda Liga, have only collected 13 points from their away games in the Segunda Liga, after 2-7-4 (13 played).

This game can not go any worse than the last one, a Segunda Liga home defeat versus Arouca with 0-3 on the scoreboard. Before that one, a nice away victory 4-0 at Mafra.

Porto II have scored 14 goals on their travels this season, from 13 away games in the league. 17 goals have been conceded by Porto in these games. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Porto II - Académica 1-2, played this season. Head-2-head stats last eight meetings: six - zero - two (Académica wins - draws - Porto II wins). As for goals, seven matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), one had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

AcadémicaM. Bouldini
M. Bouldini
11 goals
Porto IID. Loader
D. Loader
7 goals
AcadémicaJ. Nunes Fernandes
J. Nunes Fernandes
6 goals

Académica missing players

Porto II missing players

Académica Porto II
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
27 13 5 Played P 5 13 27
13 7 3 Won W 1 2 5
9 3 1 Drew D 3 7 9
5 3 1 Lost L 1 4 13
33 17 8 Scored S 5 14 32
22 12 4 Conceded C 6 17 41
81% 92% 80% Over 0.5 O 0.5 80% 85% 93%
63% 69% 80% Over 1.5 O 1.5 80% 77% 85%
48% 54% 80% Over 2.5 O 2.5 20% 38% 59%
11% 8% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 20% 31% 22%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 20% 8% 11%
56% 62% 60% BTTS BTTS 60% 54% 70%
37% 31% 40% Clean Sheets C S 20% 23% 11%
26% 15% 20% Failed to Score F T 40% 38% 26%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.5 2.5 2.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.8 2.1 2.2
3 2 0 Red cards R C 0 2 5
 
9.4 9.9 10.8 Shots (avg) S ( 9.6 10.4 11.1
3.1 3.4 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 3.6 4.6
39% 39% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 30% 26%
Key stats in Segunda Liga this season:
  • Académica have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Porto II have the fewest clean sheets (3) in Segunda Liga
  • Porto II have the most conceded goals (41) in Segunda Liga
  • Porto II have the most matches over the total-line (16) in Segunda Liga

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Estoril 27 18 6 3 45 18 13 8 4 1 27 12 14 10 2 2 18 6 27 60
2 Vizela 27 13 10 4 43 29 14 9 4 1 22 12 13 4 6 3 21 17 14 49
3 Feirense 27 14 6 7 36 23 14 7 3 4 18 14 13 7 3 3 18 9 13 48
4 Académica 27 13 9 5 33 22 13 7 3 3 17 12 14 6 6 2 16 10 11 48
5 Chaves 27 13 7 7 35 27 13 4 5 4 11 13 14 9 2 3 24 14 8 46
6 Arouca 27 12 8 7 30 22 13 6 4 3 11 9 14 6 4 4 19 13 8 44
7 Penafiel 27 10 7 10 34 33 14 6 4 4 18 14 13 4 3 6 16 19 1 37
8 Casa Pia 27 8 11 8 32 36 14 5 4 5 18 20 13 3 7 3 14 16 -4 35
9 Benfica II 27 9 6 12 43 37 13 7 2 4 23 14 14 2 4 8 20 23 6 33
10 Mafra 27 9 6 12 30 37 13 6 4 3 17 15 14 3 2 9 13 22 -7 33
11 Sporting Covilha 27 7 10 10 27 30 14 4 6 4 17 17 13 3 4 6 10 13 -3 31
12 Leixões 27 7 9 11 26 34 13 5 4 4 15 16 14 2 5 7 11 18 -8 30
13 Academico Viseu 27 7 8 12 24 34 13 3 4 6 9 16 14 4 4 6 15 18 -10 29
14 Vilafranquense 27 4 15 8 26 35 14 2 9 3 13 16 13 2 6 5 13 19 -9 27
15 Cova Piedade 27 6 9 12 29 39 13 2 5 6 12 20 14 4 4 6 17 19 -10 27
16 Varzim 27 7 6 14 20 32 14 3 3 8 10 18 13 4 3 6 10 14 -12 27
17 UD Oliveirense 27 6 8 13 22 38 14 3 5 6 12 17 13 3 3 7 10 21 -16 26
18 Porto II 27 5 9 13 32 41 14 3 2 9 18 24 13 2 7 4 14 17 -9 24

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The Segunda Liga, or LigaPro, is the second level of Portuguese football. It has 18 teams each playing 34 fixtures to decide the final league table. The top two teams are promoted to the top level in Portugal (Primeira Liga) while the bottom two are relegated.