Rio Ave vs Sporting logo Match Analysis & Prediction
07/12/2022 11:30 pm
Both Rio Ave and Sporting Lisbon will be looking to increase their chance of advancing for the next round of the Taca da Liga when they face off at the Estádio dos Arcos in their second group-stage game on Wednesday night.
Both sides got their cup campaigns underway positively, with Rio Ave beating Maritimo 1-0, thanks to a 90th-minute winner from Aderlan Leandro de Jesus Santos, while Sporting enjoyed a comfortable 6-0 win over Farense at home.
Sporting now lead the Group B on goal difference and with only one team qualifying to the quarter finals of the cup from each group, the winner of this match will take a big step towards qualification.
Sporting beat Rio Ave 3-0 in the top flight back in August, making it four unbeaten matches against their Wednesday’s hosts. They shall therefore fancy their chances in this clash. They did field a string team against Farense in the opening fixture and are expected to do the same here.
Rio Ave vs. Sporting logo Head to head
Sporting have had the edge in this fixture, claiming 23 victories from 39 encounters since 2003, while Rio Ave have won seven times and they have shared the spoils on nine occasions.
13/08/2022Sporting3Rio Ave0Primeira Liga
05/05/2021Rio Ave0Sporting2Primeira Liga
15/01/2021Sporting1Rio Ave1Primeira Liga
15/02/2020Rio Ave1Sporting1Primeira Liga
26/09/2019Sporting1Rio Ave2Taca da Liga
Rio Ave Team News
Rio Ave have no fresh injury concerns ahead of the Wednesday’s fixture.
Rio Ave's Last 5 Matches
01/12/2022Maritimo0Rio Ave1Taca da Liga
12/11/2022Arouca0Rio Ave1Primeira Liga
06/11/2022Rio Ave1Boavista Porto0Primeira Liga
30/10/2022Casa Pia1Rio Ave0Primeira Liga
24/10/2022Rio Ave1Portimonense0Primeira Liga
Sporting logo Team News
Sporting have no fresh injury concerns ahead of the Wednesday’s fixture.
Sporting logo's Last 5 Matches
30/11/2022Sporting6Farense0Taca da Liga
Rio Ave vs. Sporting logo: Odds and Predictions
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