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A battle between strugglers Tondela and Arouca kicks things off in the Portuguese Primeira Liga on Saturday. This meeting at the Estadio Joao Cardoso is extremely crucial for both clubs.
Tondela vs Arouca – Best Predictions & Betting Tips
Tondela’s two-game unbeaten run came to a swift and heavy conclusion after the 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Porto in the last match. This was the first time Tondela have conceded over 3.5 goals in the calendar year. Arouca lost back-to-back matches in the Primeira Liga with the latest being a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Pacos Ferreira.
- Match Result – Draw @ 21/10 (3.10)
- Total Goals – Under 2.5 @ 4/6 (1.66)
- Both Teams to Score – Yes @ 4/5 (1.80)
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Tondela have suffered the biggest defeat of 2022 at the hands of Porto, but an opponent like Arouca are unlikely to threaten the home team to a huge extent. After the managerial change that resulted in the arrival of Nuno Campos, Tondela will be lifted to a certain extent. Arouca have only picked up two wins so far in away matches this season.
Total goals under 2.5
There have been over 2.5 goals in two out of the last three matches for Arouca and Tondela. However, both teams might end up going through a difficult game where there is a limited supply of goals. In the last six matches, both teams have averaged less than a goal per game. Only the opposition have been scoring a lot of goals past Tondela and Arouca in recent weeks.
Both teams to score – yes
It would not be a huge surprise if Tondela came up with a much better performance than in the big loss at the hands of Porto. Arouca have been surprisingly decent in away matches with goals in three out of the last five.
Tondela vs Arouca: Preview of the Primeira Liga Strugglers with Team News
Pako Ayesteran has given way for Nuno Campos after the recent results. However, the new manager is not expected to bring in a lot of changes. Still, his presence is likely to have positive impact on the team. Manu Hernando received his marching orders against Porto and will be unavailable for this match due to suspension. Jota Goncalves is not available due to an injury.
Arouca enter into the match with a decent away record that only looks tarnished by the recent loss to Sporting CP. However, manager Armando Evangelista will be without José Manuel Velazquez, Yaw Moses, and Fernando Castro because of injuries.
Detailed Analysis of the Stats for Tondela vs Arouca
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FAQs on Tondela vs Arouca game
Where is the match going to take place? Estadio Joao Cardoso
When will this match start? March 19, 2022 at 15:30 GMT
Who is the favourite team to win the game? Tondela