Tondela is set for a clash with CD Mafra in the second leg of their semi-final in the Taca de Portugal. Match day schedules for 20th April 2022 at 22:15 EAT.
While they have underperformed in the second tier this season, Mafra turn their attention to the Taca de Portugal where they have enjoyed a historic campaign, coming all the way to the semi-finals for the first time in their 57-year history. Mafra, who have nothing to lose on Wednesday, will now hope for a miracle as they need at least three goals to keep their hopes alive, having scored just two or more in one of their last 18 games in all competitions.
Mafra hosts this leg after a 3-0 loss away at the Primeira Liga side and the task ahead of them isn’t easy. Coming into the game on the back of two straight losses makes the task even tougher. They have three losses in four matches and have failed to score in three of five matches.
Tondela on the other hand has now failed to win five of their last six league games, now turn their attention to the cup where they will also be seeking to make history on Wednesday. The club Tondela kicked off their cup run with a 2-1 victory over Camacha on October 16 has enjoyed a stellar run to the semi-finals and already has one foot in a first-ever final after March’s victory over Mafra
Meanwhile, the visitors failed to move away from the relegation zone in the Primeira Liga as they fell to a 2-0 defeat at Moreirense last Saturday. Their recent run isn’t so good; they have one win in the last five matches and coming to this game.
Mafra vs Tondela head to head
This will be the second competitive head to head clash between these two teams since the first leg of this fixture.
- Tondela 3-0 Mafra 03/03/22
- Farense 1- Mafra
- Mafra 0-1 Chaves
- Mafra 2-1 Benfica B
- Covilha 2-0 Mafra
- Mafra 3-2 Nacional
- Moreirense 2-0 Tondela
- Tondela 1:3 Sporting Lisbon
- Maritimo Madeira 1-3 Tondela
- Tondela 2-2 Arouca
- Porto 4-0 Tondela
Mafra team news
The home team is grateful to have no injury concerns ahead of this fixture.
Tondela team news
As for the visitors, Simone Muratore and Jota Goncalves will remain sidelined through injuries.
Prediction and odds
Tondela have an advantage with a big lead from the first leg while Mafras has been doing well in the second tier but facing a topflight team also means this may be a target too high to reach but they have done well at home.
- Tondela Win
- Goals under 2.5
- Both teams to score (No)