The match of 3rd round between Varzim и Rio Ave took place at Estadio do on 22 August 2021, Sunday.
The last meeting of these teams took place more than a month ago (25 July 2021) and ended with the victory of Rio Ave with a score 1-1 ( penalty: 3-4. ).
The teams are close in the league table, the difference between their points is only 2 points.
Varzim takes the 14th position in the league table with 2 points. This is the 2nd of 34 team game in the tournament.
Varzim has the same number of points with the nearest team on top and can score 96. The distance from the bottom league record is 2 points. The nearest pursuer is 1 point lower and has the opportunity to score 96 points additionally. The goal difference is 3:3.
Rio Ave is in the TOP-4 with 4 points. This is the 2nd of 34 team game in the tournament.
The difference with the nearest team on top is 2 points (Rio Ave can score 96 points). In addition, the distance from the first place is 2 points (96 points are possible). The nearest pursuer has the same number of points with Rio Ave and can score 96 points. The goal difference is 6:2. In additional, Rio Ave has the best offensive record in the league.
Varzim could not win in the last 5 matches, with 3 losses and 2 draws.
The team scored 10 points оn its own field in 10 last matches, with the following results 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 10-15. The average number of goals is 1. The average number of cards in 10 last matches is 1.5.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Christian Irobiso (5), Nelson Agra (1), Ricardo (1), Andre Vieira (1), Luis Pedro (1), Sodiq Fatai (1), Patrick (1).
Rio Ave Stats
Rio Ave has not lost in any of the last 5 matches, with 4 wins and 1 draw.
The team scored 15 points when playing away in 10 last matches, with the following results 4 wins, 3 draws и 3 losses. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 11-11. The average number of goals is 1.1. The average number of cards in 10 last matches is 2.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Carlos Mane (2), Fabio Coentrao (2), Gelson (1), Aderllan Santos (1).