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Nacional Leixões betting prediction


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In this match, Nacional should rule the game and dominate the ball possession, as they have a superior squad than the opponent and they are in a moment of confidence. On the other side, Leixões should act only on the counterattack, but with great problems in finishing. It should be noted that the Madeirans have won the last three games against Leixões at their stadium. Having said that and taking into account all these factors, risking in favor of Nacional in this game is the best option.
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Preview

Nacional and Leixões meet at Estádio da Madeira, in a match for this stage of the Taça de Portugal (4th Round). The recent head‑to‑head record favours the home team, since they have a record of 2 wins and 2 draws in the last 4 matches. The last head‑to‑head between these two teams was played on 02‑02‑2020, and ended in a (1‑0) win by Nacional. The home advantage may play an important role in this match , since Nacional presents significant differences between home and away results.

Analysis Nacional

The home team comes to this stage of the Taça de Portugal (4th Round) after a away win by (2‑3), after extended time, against Casa Pia. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses in away matches, with 13 goals scored and 14 conceded; against 9 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss at their stadium, with 26 goals scored and 13 conceded. In their last match, for the Primeira Liga, they got a home loss against Santa Clara by (1‑3). In the last 10 home matches Nacional has won 5, tied 4 and lost 1. They haven't been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 10 matches, they have conceded the first goal 5 times and have only turned the score around in 1. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 4 of their 10 goals between minutes (31'‑45').

Nacional comes unmotivated for this match after a 2-0 defeat on the trip to FC Porto, thus adding the third defeat in a row in official matches. Note that the Madeirans eliminated Casa Pia in the last round of the Portuguese Cup. In this game against Leixões, the coach Luís Freire should opt for 4-3-3, aiming at defensive organization and for the attack through the flanks. Brayan Riascos is Nacional's top scorer in official matches with 5 goals scored. All players are available for this game.

Confirmed Lineup: Riccardo Piscitelli, Julio, Rúben Freitas, Rui Correia, João Victor, Vincent Koziello, Witi, Francisco Ramos, Kenji Gorre, Bryan Rochez, Nuno Borges.
Coach: Luís Freire.

Analysis Leixões

The away team comes to this stage of the Taça de Portugal (4th Round) after havinf played in the previous rounds against: Oriental Dragon and Santa Marta Penaguião. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses in away matches, with 13 goals scored and 13 conceded; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses at their stadium, with 19 goals scored and 21 conceded. In their last match, for the Segunda Liga, they got an away loss against Penafiel by (1‑0). In the last 10 away matches Leixões has won 3, tied 2 and lost 5. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 11 of the last 13 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals.

Leixões comes for this match unmotivated after a 1-0 defeat on the trip to Penafiel, in a game counting for the Portuguese second division. Note that the visitors beat Santa Marta Penaguião and Oriental Dragon in the previous rounds of the Portuguese Cup. In this match against Nacional, the coach João Eusébio should opt for 4-3-3, aiming at defensive consistency and the attack in an organized way. At the individual level, we highlight Nenê, a player who scored 4 goals in 12 games. For this match the visiting coach can count on all his players.

Confirmed Lineup: Igor Stefanovic, Tiago André, Pedro Pinto, Brendon, Wallyson Mallmann, Jota, Rodrigo Ferreira, Kiki Silva, Jefferson Encada, Rui Sousa, Avto.

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Frequently asked questions

👉 Which is the recommended bet for the Nacional Leixões match?

The tip and bet suggestion for the Nacional vs Leixões match, on 23 December 2020, of the preview written by the editors of Online Betting Academy, goes to: Nacional wins ⇒ odd 1.55 at 1xbet.

👉 In which stadium will the Nacional Leixões be played?

The Nacional vs Leixões on 23 December 2020 will be played at Funchal, Estádio da Madeira.

👉 Which is the most voted bet for this match?

The most voted bet by tipsters at Online Betting Academy, for the Nacional Leixões match, on the "match odds" market, was a win by Nacional at with 100% of the tips.

 

Taça de Portugal - 2020/2021

  • 100% 166 / 166 Games

  • Home team wins 43.37%
  • Draws 2.41%
  • Away team wins 54.22%
  • Over 1.5 76.51%
  • Over 2.5 51.81%
  • Over 3.5 27.71%
  • Goals 454
  • Goals /match 2.73
  • Goals /match home 1.21
  • Goals /match away 1.52
  • Both teams score 42.17%
  • Goals after 80' 9.69%
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