Vitoria de Guimarães and Sporting face at Estádio Dom Afonso Henriques, in a match for the 25 th round of the Primeira Liga. Sporting won at home by (3‑1) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 27‑10‑2019. The history of direct matches played at this stadium indicates balance between these two teams, since there were 2 draws and 1 win for each team in the last 4 matches. However, in the last head ‑ to ‑ head played at this stadium, on a match for the Liga Sagres, on 23‑12‑2018, Vitoria de Guimarães won by (1‑0). Tozé (26 ') scored the only goal of the match. Special attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams show significantly different results in their home and away matches.
After 10 wins, 7 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in the 6th position, having won 37 points. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Paços Ferreira by (1‑2), after in the previous match they have won (2‑0) at home, against Tondela. This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 matches they have registered 6 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 27 goals scored and 17 conceded, against 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 defeats at home, with 24 goals scored and 13 conceded. In the last 10 home matches for the championship, Vitoria de Guimarães recorded 6 wins and 4 losses, having won 18 points out of 30 possible. Their offense has scored frequently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 24 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turnaround in the 10 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Vitória de Guimarães has not made a championship according to their expectations, in terms of results. Despite gaining prominence for the football they seek to practice, the Guimarães occupy the 6th place in the general classification of Liga NOS, with 37 points, the same as Famalicão, one less than Rio Ave (5th) and four in relation to Sporting (4th). At the time of the stop, the team led by Ivo Vieira was going through the best moment of the season, with a sequence of three consecutive victories and a total of five league rounds with four victories and only one defeat, against FC Porto (1-2 ). In the last round, Vitória de Guimarães beat Paços de Ferreira (2-1) away from home, in a match where they had to overcome themselves to reach the turnaround.
After 13 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses, the visiting team is in 4th
place, having won 42 points. In the last match, they have beaten
Desportivo Aves at home by (2‑0), after in the previous match they have
lost (3‑1) an away match against Famalicão. This is a stronger team when
they play in their stadium, as in the last 30 games they have 6 wins, 1
draw and 8 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins and 4 losses at their
stadium. In the last 10 away games, Sporting has recorded 4 wins, 2
draws and 4 losses, having won 14 points out of 30 possible. The team
allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games, for which
reason it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their attack
has scored regularly, since they managed to score in 8 of the last 10
games in this competition. In 24 matches in this competition, he
suffered the first goal 11 times and only managed 1 turn on the
scoreboard. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 12 matches
played as a visitor to this competition: they have suffered 6 of their
14 goals between minutes (0'‑ 15 ').
Sporting is going through a difficult period in its history and the fact of having a year below the target (with emphasis on the eliminations in the Portuguese Cup, against Alverca, and in the Europa League, against Basaksehir) led to Silas being replaced, in technical command, by the young coach Rúben Amorim (who had a brilliant start to his career with Braga). In the 4th place of the classification, the Lisbon team has 42 points, four less than Braga and four more than Rio Ave. The debut of the former Portuguese international happened precisely in the last round before the parade, where the “lions” received and they beat Aves 2-0 in response to their defeat at Famalicão (1-3), which was the last game still with Silas at the helm.
Joao Carlos Teixeira is Vitoria Guimarares's top scorer with 6 goals. Luiz Phellype has scored 6 times for Sporting CP.
Marcus Edwards has assisted the most goals for Vitoria Guimarares with 5. Luciano Vietto is Sporting CP's biggest assister (4).
Sporting CP haven't won any of their last 5 away matches.
Vitoria Guimarares have a winning streak of 3 matches.
The most common result of matches between Vitoria Guimarares and Sporting CP is 0-1. 6 matches have ended with this result.
Vitoria Guimarares wins 1st half in 35% of their matches, Sporting CP in 30% of their matches.
Vitoria Guimarares wins 35% of halftimes, Sporting CP wins 30%.
Vitoria Guimarares's performance of the last 5 matches is better than Sporting CP's.
In Primeira Liga, Vitoria Guimarares has better performance than Sporting CP.
Sporting CP have lost just 1 of their last 5 Primeira Liga games against Vitoria Guimarares.
Vitoria Guimarares have won just 1 of their last 5 Primeira Liga games against Sporting CP.
Sporting CP have lost just 1 of their last 5 games against Vitoria Guimarares (in all competitions).
In the last 5 meetings Vitoria Guimarares won 1, Sporting CP won 4, 0 draws.
The winner of their last meeting was Sporting CP.
On their last meeting Sporting CP won by 2 goals.
Vitoria Guimarares scores 0.4 goals in a match against Sporting CP and Sporting CP scores 2.2 goals against Vitoria Guimarares (on average).
Vitoria Guimarares scores 1.95 goals when playing at home and Sporting CP scores 1.48 goals when playing away (on average).
Average number of goals in meetings between Vitoria Guimarares and Sporting CP is 2.6.
When Vitoria Guimarares leads 1-0 at home, they win in 80% of their matches.
When Sporting CP leads 0-1 away, they win in 70% of their matches.
When Vitoria Guimarares is down 0-1 home, they win 0% of their matches.
When Sporting CP is down 1-0 away, they win 6% of their matches.
Average number of goals in the first half in meetings between Vitoria Guimarares and Sporting CP is 1.4.
Vitoria Guimarares have a winning streak of 3 matches in Primeira Liga.
Vitoria Guimarares have scored at least one goal for 5 consecutive matches.
Sporting CP have scored at least one goal for 7 consecutive matches.
During the last 17 meetings with Vitoria Guimarares playing at home, Vitoria Guimarares have won 3 times, there have been 6 draws while Sporting CP have won 8 times. The goal difference is 23-14 in favour of Sporting CP.
Last season's matches: 1-0 (Vitoria Guimarares at home) and 2-0 (Sporting CP at home).
Vitoria Guimarares haven't scored in 2 of their 12 home matches in Primeira Liga this season.
Sporting CP haven't scored in 2 of their 12 away matches in Primeira Liga this season.
During the last 37 meetings, Vitoria Guimarares have won 5 times, there have been 10 draws while Sporting CP have won 22 times. The goal difference is 65-29 in favour of Sporting CP.
Did you know that Vitoria Guimarares scores 23% of their goals between the minutes 61-75?
Did you know that Sporting CP scores 24% of their goals between the minutes 31-45?