Tondela vs Mafra prediction, odds, and free betting tips (03/03/2022)

Tondela will be taking a crucial break from the Primeira Liga when they take on Mafra at the Estádio João Cardoso.

Tondela vs Mafra – Best Odds, Tips, & Predictions

Tondela lost four games in succession as they were beaten 2-1 by Famalicao. Daniel dos Anjos was the scorer for Tondela late in the game, as they could not respond to the quick goals from Banza and João Carlos Teixeira. Mafra continued their decent form in the second division after a 1-1 draw with Penafiel during the weekend.

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Tondela to secure lead in the first leg

Tondela might have suffered a string of defeats in the domestic league, but they have been able to rise to the occasion when it comes to the Taca de Portugal. So far, Tondela have been able to dispatch lower league opponents with relative ease. Mafra might have overcome Primeira Liga opponent in the last two rounds of the Taca de Portugal, but the pressures of playing in the semi-final might get to the second division outfit.

Total goals over 2.5

Tondela have been a defensive nightmare so far this season. Even in the Taca de Portugal, the club has managed just one clean sheet in the last five rounds. Mafra have been able to get a decent number of goals so far this season and they have also managed to get over 2.5 goals in three of the last four games.

Both teams to score – yes

Mafra have been able to get the goals in the last five rounds of the Taca de Portugal. They will be relatively confident despite playing away from home, as Tondela’s last clean sheet was in the middle of January. Such has been the defensive struggles of the home team this season.

Tondela vs Mafra: Semi-Final First Leg Preview and Team News


Tondela might have had plenty of sufferings when it comes to the Primeira Liga action so far this season, but manager Pako Ayestaran has an excellent opportunity to take his team to the final of the Taca de Portugal for the first time. The semi-final appearance is already the best record for the club in this competition. Jota Goncalves and Simone Muratore are the players unavailable for the hosts because of injuries.


Mafra are the clear underdogs coming into the game. They have been able to get past the likes of Portimonense and Moreirense despite such a status. Manager Ricardo Sousa has already put himself into the club’s history pages after helping the team get past the round of 16 for the first time ever.

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Where is the match going to take place? Estádio João Cardoso

When will this match start? March 03, 2022 at 20:15 GMT

Who is the favourite team to win the game? Tondela

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