FC Porto – Liverpool : Preview & Prediction
Liverpool is no longer euphoric when it comes to the knockout stages of the Champions League. Third in the Premier League two points ahead of Tottenham and four ahead of Chelsea, the Reds are going to take the fire test in the most beautiful competition in Portugal. It must be said that if they seem capable of everything in Anfield, the men of Jürgen Klopp have too often cracked away from their bases in major events. Leader of La Liga Nos with two points ahead of Benfica, Sérgio Conceição Porto knows he will have to force the decision at Dragão, a few weeks before a difficult meeting in England. Impressive against Leipzig (3-1) and ASM (5-2) in his last two meetings on his land in the competition, Aboubakar and his teammates have the means to hit hard … Opposite, c is on the incredible Mo Salah that Liverpool will count. We expect a spectacular meeting on Wednesday: who will take the ascendancy?
Porto is undefeated for 15 games in front of their home crowd, posting an impressive record of 13 wins for 2 draws.
The Reds have made huge performances at Anfield this season but have also taken the water at City (5-0) and Tottenham (4-0), or conceded three goals at the Emirates (3-3), ahead Arsenal.
The Portuguese have only been beaten five times in their last 27 Champions League games played in their compound. We are talking about a great team, not used to being walked on in front of its audience …
Porto recited his scales a few days ago at Chaves (0-4), even allowing himself to rest some frames. All are perfectly conditioned to shine on Wednesday.
The English had been held in check at Seville (3-3) and Spartak (1-1) in the group E.
The Reds have sometimes been feverish in the very big meetings far from their bases and remain in phase of reconstruction in the biggest competitions. Accustomed to the big European jousts, Porto will know how to put the ingredients to take to the throat the English formation. The Dragons have not been dominated since 15 games in front of their audience: the series will not stop this Wednesday night. Klopp’s men are slightly surcotés in this shock of LDC.
FC Porto – Liverpool : Betting Tips
Liverpool – Win Odds: 2.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70