The home side trail the visitors by three points in the league table and can dislodge their fierce rivals from pole position in the table with a win in this match. In their previous match, second-half goals from Fredrik Aursnes and João Mário helped them to a 2-0 win over Chaves.
The visitors have enjoyed an unbeaten start to their league campaign, with nine wins from 10 matches so far. Last week they recorded a comeback win 3-2 over Estrela thanks to goals from Daniel Bragança, Marcus Edwards and Paulinho.
The home side lost 3-1 to Real Sociedad in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. They conceded three times in the first 21 minutes of the match and Rafa Silva scored a consolation goal in the second half. They have lost all four matches in the group stage of the competition so far.
Meanwhile, the visitors claimed a 2-1 win over Rakow Czestochowa as Pedro Gonçalves scored twice from the penalty spot.
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