In the epilogue round number 16 of Primeira Liga Monday from 20:00 Almeida Freitas, will dispute match Moreirense – Belenenses. Located on relegation place, the hosts tried to conquer first points after a break of three stages.
With only 11 points accumulated in the first 15 rounds, host band is in a delicate situation, ranking only 17th in the ranking, instead resulting in Segunda Liga. With just one win in the last six stages of the Primeira Liga, Moreirense was unleashed in the League Cup, where after the draw with Belenenses, managed to beat Porto 1-0. The only goal of the match was scored by Francisco Geraldes, in 49 minutes, the young midfielder and part of Portugal U-21 group. Thus, accumulated 7 points in Group B, “White-Greens” have qualified for the semifinals for the first time.
At least one goal the hosts have scored in each of the last seven games played at home.
On the other side, the guests have lost their turn in the last second stage, but the situation is a much better ranking. With 17 points accumulated, they ranked 11th, six lengths away from the red zone. In the first game of the 2017 League Cup, Belenenses drew at home 2-2 to Feirense. Led since the 12th minute, it managed to recover in the second game thanks to the achievements of Caeiro and M.Rosa, but was seen equaled last phase of the game in minute 90 + 5. Thus, with three draws in as many games, Belenenses finished second in Group B, missing qualification to the next stage of the competition.