Sporting Lisbon goes up against Rio Ave in Liga NOS, with Ruben Amorim’s men looking to maintain their unbeaten run so far this season.
The home side have won four of their last five matches, having beaten Casa Pia 2-1 and Famalicao 1-0 before drawing 1-1 away at Sporting Braga. Since then, Sporting have managed back-to-back 3-0 and 2-1 wins over Moreirense and Sturm Graz.
Rio Ave’s last win came back on 13th August via a 2-0 scoreline at home to Chaves, since then, they have gone four games in a row without a win having suffered 2-0 and 2-1 losses to Estoril and Porto before drawing consecutive matches 1-1 against Casa Pia and Famalicao.
Panathinaikos faces off against AEK Athens in the Greek Super League tonight in what should be an entertaining encounter.
Ivan Jovanovic’s men will feel confident that they can get a result, with their only defeat in their last five matches coming at home to Sporting Braga in Champions League qualifying. The home side have won their last three domestic games by 3-0, 1-0 and 5-0 against Volos, PAS Giannina and Panaitolikos before beating Villarreal 2-0 in the Europa League.
The visitors have won just two of their last five matches, with both of these victories coming by 3-2 scorelines against Brighton & Hove Albion and Volos. AEK have also managed 1-1 draws with Olympiakos and Panserraikos and a 2-1 loss to Antwerp in their last five outings.
Tonight’s Championship action sees Coventry City host Huddersfield Town at the Ricoh Arena.
Mark Robins' side thrashed Huddersfield 4-0 back in March and will be hoping to end their recent streak of poor results tonight. The Sky Blues were beaten 3-2 away at Cardiff City last time out after drawing four matches in a row against Hull City 1-1, Watford 3-3, Sunderland 0-0 and Swansea City 1-1.
Darren Moore will be keen to get off to a good start as manager of the Terriers. Town’s last five results saw them draw 2-2 with Stoke and beat both Rotherham and West Brom by 2-0 and 2-1 scorelines. Prior to these results, Huddersfield had been thrashed 4-0 by Norwich after a 1-1 draw away at Middlesbrough.
Nordsjaelland takes on Hvidovre in a meeting of fourth and 12th in the Danish Superliga.
The hosts were beaten 3-1 away at Fenerbahce in the Europa Conference League on Thursday, however, in the run-up to this match, they had drawn 2-2 and 1-1 with Kobenhavn and Lyngby after beating Partizan 1-0 and Midtjylland 3-0.
Hvidovre are in poor form of late, as following their 0-0 draw with Viborg on 14th August, they have lost four matches in a row, being defeated by Kobenhavn 2-0, Odense Boldklub 5-1, Silkeborg 1-0 and Lyngby 1-0.
The final game of this Smart Acca sees Hatayspor go head-to-head with Trabzonspor in a battle of 10th and fifth places in the Turkish Super Lig.
Hatayspor are unbeaten in their last five matches, following three 0-0 draws against Fatih Karagumruk, Alanyaspor and Kasimpasa, as well as a 3-3 draw with Adana Demirspor and a 5-1 win away at Pendikspor.
Meanwhile, Trabzonspor have won three of their last five fixtures, following 3-0 and 5-1 victories over Besiktas and Kasimpasa after back-to-back 3-2 and 2-0 losses to Rizespor and Galatasaray in the aftermath of a 1-0 win at home to Antalyaspor.
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