Sporting CP, who are coached by Ruben Amorim, came into this match on the strength of a 4-0 thrashing of Midtjylland in their most recent match, which took place throughout the week and resulted in a 5-1 victory for the club overall in their UEFA Europa League quarterfinal playoff.
The Lisbon club has had a challenging and unpredictable campaign so far, and they enter this weekend’s round of matches lying outside of the top three and the qualification slots for the UEFA Champions League.
They will now compete against an Estoril team that has recently tasted defeat at the hands of Pacos de Ferreira and Rio Ave.
They will now compete against an Estoril team that has recently tasted defeat at the hands of Pacos de Ferreira and Rio Ave. This should be a relatively easy victory for Sporting, particularly since they will be playing at home.
In their most recent 55 matches in the Primeira League, Sporting CP have gone 46 of those contests without suffering a loss.
In each of their previous eight home encounters in the Primeira League, the side representing Sporting CP was able to score at least one goal.
In each of Sporting CP’s past eight home games played in the Primeira League, there were more than 2.5 goals scored.
The most recent encounters in the Primeira for GD Estoril have been a string of five consecutive losses on the road.
GD Estoril’s record in the league over the last 12 games is merely 2 wins and 10 losses.
In their past four matches played away from home in the Primeira Liga, GD Estoril has failed to score a single goal.