Following their exit from the AFC Champions League, Shanghai Port were involved in a goalless draw with strugglers Wuhan in the latest league match. How will they fare in the home match against Hebei? Read on to find out more in this preview,
Shanghai Port vs Hebei – Top Free Betting Tips
Shanghai Port went through a third draw in four league matches following a goalless draw with Wuhan. Hebei, meanwhile, produced a comeback victory to beat Changchun Yatai by a 2-1 score.
- Football Whispers Prediction one: Match result – Shanghai Port win @ 8/15
- Football Whispers Prediction two: Total goals – over 2.5 @ 20/23
- Football Whispers Prediction three: Both teams to score – yes @ 20/21
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Shanghai Port win
Shanghai Port have a great record when it comes to home games against Hebei, who are facing the prospect of a sixth consecutive away loss against this opponent. Even though Hebei were able to produce a comeback victory in their latest league encounter, the league leaders will be a different proposition indeed. Ivan Leko have the best goal difference in the country by a significant margin and they are on a mission to build a lead over the likes of Shandong Taishan and Guangzhou.
Total goals more than 2.5
The opening six matches of the league campaign have witnessed Shanghai Port come up with an incredible 13 goals already while only conceding three goals in the process. They are undefeated in group B owing to their offensive strength. Even though this did not come out in the latest draw against Wuhan, Shanghai Port have the potential to make this fixture high-scoring – as they have done in four out of the last five meetings on this ground.
Both teams to score – yes
Hebei have been unable to get any goal in the last four away games against Shanghai Port, but the team comes into this fixture with a decent amount of form. Jong-boo Kim has also seen Hebei take the most away points this season even if they have not been scoring a lot of goals.
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Shanghai Port vs Hebei: Match Preview
The 100% home record enjoyed by Shanghai Port in the fixtures against Hebei is likely to increase expectations about another positive result. This would keep the club at the top of the table and they have come under pressure from the likes of Hebei and Shanghai Shenhua for the top spot. At this point, the one-point lead over these two clubs looks very slender.
Hebei are in a position to jump to the top of the table even by the end of this match day, as the team trails leaders Shanghai Port by just one point. Hebei have actually enjoyed playing on the road so far this season, as they have picked up a couple of victories on their travels compared to the matches at home.
Questions about Shanghai Port vs Hebei
Where is the match scheduled? Jiangyin Sports Park Stadium
When does this match start? 22nd of July, 2021 at 11:30 GMT
Which team is the favourite to win? Shanghai Port