FC Porto – Nacional : Preview & Prediction
Porto and Nacional are fighting at Estádio Do Dragão in a match for the 16th round of the Primera Liga. The history of direct matches played at this stage favors the home team, which in the last 3 games has won 3. In fact, in the last match in this stage, for the Primera Liga, 04-03-2017, Porto won by (7- 0). Porto goals were scored by Óliver Torres (31 ‘), Y. Brahimi (45’), André Silva (51 ‘and 89’), Tiquinho (55 ‘and 71’) and M. Layún (63 ‘).
Porto is currently in 1st place with 39 points, after 13 wins and 2 losses. In the penultimate game, won at home against Rio Ave by (2-1). In the latter, he won out against the Aves by (0-1). For the championship, the Porto won 21 points in 24 possible, after 7 victories and 1 defeat in the last 8 games that played in his stadium.
In this event, he has won the last 6 games he has played at home. His attack has scored regularly, having scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In the last 20 home games for all competitions there has been a period that stands out: he suffered 6 of his 16 goals between the minutes (76 ‘-90’).
FC Porto crosses a historic moment of the season and currently has 17 consecutive victories in several competitions. To remember that the portistas won the Aves in the last round of the Portuguese championship. In this game before its audience, coach Sérgio Conceição should play in the usual 4-4-2 with the possession of the ball and organized attacks: Herrera is a very important player in the offensive process. The forward Marega is the player who stands out in the league with 7 goals scored. For this game, the coach does not count on Felipe, punished, besides Bruno Costa and Aboubakar, these by physical problems.
Nacional is currently in 11th place with 19 points, after 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate game, won at home against the Chaves by (2-0). In the last game, won at home against Guimarães by (1-0). For the championship, Nacional won 9 points in 21 chances, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 7 games they played as a visitor. His attack has marked regularly, since he managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In his games as a visitor there is a tendency to score goals, as 16 of his last 21 games have finished with over 2.5 goals. In 15 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to return to the result. In the last 6 away games for all competitions there has been 1 period that stands out: scored 4 of his 9 goals in the minutes (16′-30 ‘).
The Nacional team leaves for this day with a 1-0 victory at the home of Vitória de Guimarães, adding to their second triumph in the Portuguese championship: João Camacho made the only goal of the challenge. We emphasize that the Madeirans have a very interesting visitor income, having only 2 losses in 7 games. In this game against FC Porto, coach Costinha should keep the team in 4-3-3, benefitting from the defensive organization and the counterattacks through the corridors. It is important to emphasize that the defense-attack transition is a strength of the National team. Forward Bryan Róchez is the scorer of this team with 7 goals. For this game the coach can count on all his players.
FC Porto – Nacional : Betting Tips
FC Porto – Win Odds: 1.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70