Rio Ave vs Porto Match Info
Match date: 26thApril 2019
Stadium: Estadio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube, Vila do Conde.
Rio Ave vs Porto Head to Head Record
Last 3 meetings:
23 Dec 2018 Porto 2 – 1 Rio Ave
18 Feb 2018 Porto 5 – 0 Rio Ave
21 Dec 2017 Porto 3 – 0 Rio Ave
Matches played: 42
Rio Ave wins: 1
Porto wins: 31
Rio Ave vs Porto Stats
- Porto beat Santa Clara (1-0) last week to bounce back from a Champions League exit in the hands of Liverpool
- Dragoes haven’t suffered an away loss in Primeira Liga since October
- Rio Ave have snatched no points in competitive head-to-head clashes since January 2016
Rio Ave vs Porto Match Preview
Porto travel to Rio Ave for their Matchday 31 clash on Friday evening as heavy favourites looking for points to challenge Benfica at the top of the table, hoping for a slip-up with just four games left to play in Primeira Liga this term.
Dragoes have bounced back from a Champions League exit in the hands of dominant Liverpool (6-1 on aggregate) with a narrow 1-0 win over Santa Clara, where an early goal from Moussa Marega proved enough for Sergio Conceicao’s men to bag all three points in front of the home crowd.
Rio Ave come into the match in a good mood despite failing to keep up with the top 4, where they beat Vitoria Guimaraes (2-1) and Belenenses (1-3) in last two outings despite conceding on both occasions. They’ve thus ended a streak of two losses and will now hope they can put on another solid challenge.
However, Daniel Ramos’ men have struggled for points at Estadio do Rio Ave Futebol Clube and the win over Guimaraes was their only first here since November, which will be more worrying with possibly the toughest task yet looming.
We will back Porto to prove their worth and bag all three points here but not without conceding, as we hope for a more thrilling contest this time around with an Away win and a Yes on Both teams to score at 2/1 with bet365.
We have seen Dragoes conceding away from home on the regular and this gives a feeling they’ll have to outgun the rivals once again, which also has us going for a high-scoring contest with Over 2.5 Goals FT at 8/13 with William Hill – which has been rated buying money for old rope by many already.
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