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Vitoria de Guimaraes continue their quest for the first league win of the season on Sunday if welcome Vizela to the Estadio Dom Afonso Henriques.
Os Vimaranenses have only picked up a single point from their first two games in the Primeira Liga, while their opponents won their second game after being promoted from the second division last season.
Prediction for this match
Vitoria de Guimaraes got off to a strong start last season, establishing themselves in the top 6 of the Primeira Liga table before finally dropping to a disappointing seventh place after a poor run after the turn of the year as they won just three of the last 18 League games.
This run sparked the discharge of Joao Henriques, and then Bino and Moreno led them through the rest of the campaign, the club crashed for the summer Pepa, who led Pacos de Ferreira to an impressive fifth place last year.
His start did not go according to plan, however, as they were beaten 0-1 at home against Portimonense on the first day of the game His the only goal in the game in the last five minutes.
The Guimaraes team had another disappointing result last time around as they failed to break the impasse against newly promoted Estoril Praia and the game ended goalless.
After Pepa didn’t score but didn’t score in the first two league games against teams expected to fight in the lower half, Pepa will be desperate to see his team improve quickly, starting with their first win in the first League of Action on Sunday.
That won’t be an easy task, however, as they face a Vizela side who have come to a high level following promotion last season and a recent 2-1 win over Tondela.
Sunday’s visitors were mid-table for the first half of last season, but an inspired shape at the back end caused them to sneak into second place and automatically advance.
In the first game of the season they had to face a particularly tough test Pedro Goncalves Bracket and a Paulinho Tor ensured the hosts for a sovereign 3-0 victory.
While in no way embarrassing, Vizela was keen to bounce back and they recovered instantly last time round, claiming an impressive 2-1 win over Tondela on home turf.
João Pedro bring visitors forward, however Kiko equalized early in the second half and the game seemed to go on until the end of the equalizer Guilherme Schettine meet a 98th minute winner to see Alvaro PachecoThe team scored all three points in their first home game in the Primeira Liga.
They will now try to build on that with another noticeable result on Sunday to avoid the relegation zone when the table takes shape.
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Vitoria de Guimaraes will have to do without midfielders Alfa Semedoserving a suspension after being expelled for the last time.
He joins the goalkeeper of choice Bruno Varela and striker Oscar Estupinan on the sidelines while the pair struggles through injury problems while midfielders Joseph AmoahFitness is also unclear.
Pepa could continue to campaign Ricardo Quaresma and Marcus Edwards on both sides Bruno Duarte in a front three, although there was no risk of attack in the first two games, Diogo Rochinha or Ruben Lameiras could be called to shake up the front line.
New registration Toni Borevkovic will continue to be seen alongside Jorge Fernandes in the heart of the back four while André André and André Almeida offer a lot of quality in the midfield.
Vizela’s only absentee should be Mohamed Aidarawho fails due to injury.
Kassian is expected to take the lead, although Guilherme Schettine will also be pushing for a place after his last-second win against Tondela.
You recently gave the signing of. known Ivanildo Fernandes, but the center-back pairing of Kiki and Bruno Wilson should remain unchanged for the time being.
Vitoria de Guimaraes possible starting line-up:
Trmal; Sacko, Fernandes, Borevkovic, Soares; Almeida, André, Silva; Rochinha, Duarte, Lameiras
Vizela possible starting line-up:
Karl; Kouao, Kiki, Wilson, Ofori; Guzzo, Claudemir, Samu; Moreira, Cassiano, Kiko
Probability: Vitoria de Guimaraes 2-0 Vizela
Despite their disappointing start to the season, Vitoria de Guimaraes have the much stronger squad and we see that it is only a matter of time before they click.
With a quality squad and a talented coach, they should be ready for a strong season and we see them taking their first three-point win of the season at home on Sunday.
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