Porto vs Liverpool Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Porto face on Liverpool on Wednesday night in the first leg of Champions League round of 16. The Dragão has seen the second-most number of goals scored in the group stages and we expect one interesting and exciting football game. Both sides are highly motivated for the match and we will watch a true football fight for the positive record.
Porto play very good football in front of their fans and have lost just one from the last 19 home games, winning 16 of them. Porto picked up six points at home in this season's group stage and all players are highly motivated for the first leg against Liverpool. They are in fantastic form in national league and they are unbeaten in Portuguese Liga this season, with 17 wins and 4 draws. Porto have seen three or more goals in 83% of their Champions League games this season, scoring in 100% of them.
On the other side Liverpool play very well this season. The Reds have reached the knockout stages of Champions League for the first time since 2008/09 and all players all highly motivated for this game. Currently they play with some oscillating in form, and have won only two of their last five matches in all competitions. They like to play offensive football and have scored amazing 23 goals in the group stage, only PSG scored more. The Reds have scored at least 3 goals in their last 4 matches and they are undefeated in their last 10 matches in the Champions League.
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When it comes to their mutual encounters Liverpool are unbeaten against Porto, having played them four times in Europe and having won twice. Read our betting preview and take your chance to win a big with our predictions and betting tips.
Porto don't have lots of missing players for the match against Liverpool. Felipe is suspended and he will not play on this Champions League match. Iván Marcano, Vincent Aboubakar, Danilo Pereira and André André are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Liverpool also do not have big injury concerns before this game. Emre Can is suspended and he can't play on Wendesday night. Nathaniel Clyne and Joseph Gomez are doubtful for the match against Porto. All other players are fully fit and highly motivated for this game.
Possible starting lineups
Porto: Casillas; Telles, Reyes, Marcano, Pereira; Brahimi, Oliveira, Herrera, Corona; Tiquinho, Marega
Liverpool: Karius; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson; Chamberlain, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane
Porto vs Liverpool Prediction
What a great football game to place our bet on Wednesday night. Champions League match Porto vs Liverpool brings us very interesting and exciting football game with lots of excitements and thrills. We expect to watch a true football fight on the midfield and all players are highly motivated to make positive record in the first leg. Porto play with some oscillating in form, but they will play aggressive football from the first minute. They will try to win this game without conceding and they will play very cautious. On the other side Liverpool are the team who like to play offensive and attractive football. Their main objective for the match will be to score a goal more and they are coming to Portugal to win this game without calculations. Enjoy in one dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances on the both sides, and you shouldn't miss to bet on.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Porto vs Liverpool Prediction: Over 2.5 goals. Everything is possible here, both sides have a chance to win, but we expect from both teams to score. Our second betting pick for the match is Both teams to score. Also we expect Over 5.5 yellows on this match. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.