Maritimo and Rio Ave take on each other in the 2017/2018 Portuguese Liga this Saturday. The game kicks off at 1:00 PM EST in Estádio do Marítimo, Funchal. GolTV will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV
Head-to-Head: Both teams have been in a neck to-neck competition from last few seasons. In the last five encounters between the two teams, each has two wins to their names. Both played to a 0-0 draw in last season’s clash.
Date and Time: September 9th, 2017 1:00 PM EST
Venue: Estádio do Marítimo, Funchal
TV: GolTV (English) (US)
Online Stream: FuboTV (US Desktop & Mobile) – (Subscription required click here to start your free fuboTV trial and watch now, you can cancel at any time. DVR Available.)
Maritimo started the season with a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to a lesser ranked team Belenenses. They failed to impress with a draw against Dynamo Kiev in a UEFA Europa League matchup.
However, grabbed their first win of their domestic fixture ousting Boavista 1-0, all thanks to Bebeto.
Maritimo is fresh off a 2-1 victory over Portimnsense. Ricardo Oliveira and Edgar Costa netted for the win.
Edgar Costa, Éber, and Bebeto are respectively taking care of the attack, midfield, and the defensive of the team.
Placed fourth on the table, Rio Ave made a hat trick of wins starting this season. They defeated Belenenses, Boavista, and Portimonense. Although all of them were lower ranked teams Rio Ave successfully held Portuguese giants Benfica to a 1-1 draw next. But that gift to Rio as Benfica’s Lisandro López made own goal.
Rio has dominated the games so far in ball possession have shown incredible passing skills
Oscar Barreto and Helder Guedes are in the frontline of the fire force of the team.