Sporting remain unbeaten in the Primeira League this season. They start this set of games with an eight point lead and host Famalicao who are in 12th place. This is the last game of the weekend, so their lead may be down to five points by the time this match kicks off. They have won three of their last four league games but it was so nearly four. Moreirense got a late equalizer to deny Sporting going ten points clear. Home form has seen Sporting win ten of their 12 league games this season and with only six goals conceded. The last five have all been won and only one goal scored against them. The reverse fixture against Famalicao ended 2-2, twice Sporting led in that game. Could Famalicao be bogey opponents for Sporting? They did the double over them last season but Sporting have improved since then and their opponents slipped down the table.
Famalicao finished sixth last season with 54 points but so far have only 26 this time around. They are only four points above the relegation zone and 18 off the final European competition qualifying spot. Recent weeks has seen them get some key wins, including a 4-0 victory at relegation-threatened Maritimo.That was followed by a 2-0 home win over Paco Ferreira who are fifth in the table but lost their last four away matches. Away form for Famalicao has seen them win four but lose six and only score 13 goals. Go for a home win here.