Can Leixões beat Chaves in Estádio do Mar clash?

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Competition: Portugal Segunda Liga
Competition: Sat 16.January
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)
Venue: Estádio do Mar (9821 seats)

The visiting Chaves side should be favourites in this visit to Leixões, as the away team holds a 10 point advantage from their 15 league games this season.

Insights:
  • Leixões have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Chaves has the most scored goals (16) away in Segunda Liga

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

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Leixões form and stats

Leixões have collected 9 points from their Segunda Liga home games so far after 2-3-1. Their last two home games have resulted in two points, meaning they were both draws.

Leixões are returning here after visiting Porto II in a Segunda Liga game and winning with a 2-1 scoreline. Kiki Silva and Jefferson Encada scored the goal(s). In the match before that, Leixões hosted UD Oliveirense and drew the game 1-1.

The victory against Porto II came after Kiki Silva's winning goal. The Leixões manager J. Ferreira da Costa was very happy afterwards with the decision to bring on that player in the 79th minute.

The Leixões fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 9 goals in 6 league matches. Leixões's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 8 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Chaves form and stats

The away team, who have the most scored goals (16) away in Segunda Liga, have been very comfortable on their travels so far, racking up 5 wins, 1 draw and only 2 losses in the Segunda Liga.

Chaves failed to get anything from their last game, a Segunda Liga home match vs Estoril (placed 1st) that ended with defeat 0-2. Ahead of that match was the victory versus Mafra at their stadium, the result 2-1.

The Chaves manager J. Alves Ferreira Pinto has got the team scoring on the road, with 16 away goals in 8 league matches. 10 goals have been conceded by Chaves in these games.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Leixões two wins, one draw and Chaves seven victories. As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

LeixõesÂ. da Silva
Â. da Silva
5 goals
ChavesJ. Brito Teixeira
J. Brito Teixeira
3 goals
ChavesJ. Fortes Bachiessa
J. Fortes Bachiessa
3 goals

Leixões missing players

Chaves missing players

Leixões Chaves
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
14 6 0 Played P 2 8 15
3 2 0 Won W 1 5 7
5 3 0 Drew D 0 1 3
6 1 0 Lost L 1 2 5
14 9 0 Scored S 3 16 20
19 8 0 Conceded C 3 10 17
86% 83% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 87%
71% 83% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 88% 73%
43% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 75% 53%
29% 50% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 25% 13%
7% 17% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 7%
57% 67% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 75% 53%
14% 17% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 12% 27%
43% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 12% 33%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.4 2.3 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 3.8 3.1
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
10 12.2 0 Shots (avg) S ( 8 9 11.1
3.2 4.5 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.5 3.9 3.7
31% 33% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 43% 52% 36%
Key stats in Segunda Liga this season:
  • Chaves has the most scored goals (16) away in Segunda Liga
  • Chaves have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Chaves haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Leixões have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.

  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 15 11 3 1 27 9 7 4 3 0 16 8 8 7 0 1 11 1 18 36
2 Académica 15 9 4 2 19 8 7 5 1 1 10 4 8 4 3 1 9 4 11 31
3 Feirense 15 8 3 4 22 14 8 4 1 3 11 10 7 4 2 1 11 4 8 27
4 Vizela 15 7 4 4 20 21 8 6 1 1 12 8 7 1 3 3 8 13 -1 25
5 Penafiel 15 7 3 5 23 20 8 5 1 2 12 7 7 2 2 3 11 13 3 24
6 Chaves 15 7 3 5 20 17 7 2 2 3 4 7 8 5 1 2 16 10 3 24
7 Arouca 15 6 5 4 15 14 7 3 2 2 7 7 8 3 3 2 8 7 1 23
8 Mafra 14 7 1 6 21 17 7 4 1 2 11 7 7 3 0 4 10 10 4 22
9 Casa Pia 15 4 7 4 19 24 8 2 3 3 9 15 7 2 4 1 10 9 -5 19
10 Benfica II 15 5 2 8 25 22 7 3 1 3 12 9 8 2 1 5 13 13 3 17
11 Sporting Covilha 14 4 4 6 16 16 6 2 2 2 11 9 8 2 2 4 5 7 0 16
12 Vilafranquense 14 3 7 4 14 17 7 1 4 2 5 8 7 2 3 2 9 9 -3 16
13 Academico Viseu 15 3 7 5 11 15 8 1 4 3 4 8 7 2 3 2 7 7 -4 16
14 Cova Piedade 15 4 4 7 17 23 8 1 3 4 7 13 7 3 1 3 10 10 -6 16
15 Leixões 14 3 5 6 14 19 6 2 3 1 9 8 8 1 2 5 5 11 -5 14
16 UD Oliveirense 15 3 5 7 13 21 8 2 2 4 7 9 7 1 3 3 6 12 -8 14
17 Porto II 15 3 3 9 21 28 8 2 0 6 13 15 7 1 3 3 8 13 -7 12
18 Varzim 15 2 4 9 9 21 8 1 3 4 4 10 7 1 1 5 5 11 -12 10

Read more about Segunda Liga

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.