Porto faces Liverpool on Wednesday 17 April in the quarter-final return of the Champions League. Both teams want to win and climb into the last four of the competition.
Football Betting Tips FC Porto vs Liverpool
By qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Champions League, Porto has largely fulfilled the European goals of the season. For this, they dominated a group consisting of Schalke 04, Galatasaray and Lokomotiv Moscow (16 points out of 18 possible) before leaving AS Roma after a double epic confrontation (defeat 1 -2 away and win after 3-1 overtime at home). But at Anfield, they have not done much against the Reds who put a lot of pressure and made the difference early in the game (2-0). In the league, the Dragons are second in the standings tied with Benfica but behind goal difference. Last weekend, they had no trouble winning on the lawn of Portimonense (3-0).
The Reds, they are first in the Premier League, with two lengths ahead of Manchester City which has one less game. Jurgen Klöpp’s men have also won their last four league games, the last against Southampton (2-0). In C1, the Reds finished 2nd in their group behind PSG and ahead of Napoli and Red Star Belgrade. Subsequently, they made a big blow by leaving Bayern Munich home (1-3) after being held in check in the first leg (0-0). In the wake of this good performance, Liverpool made a good operation in the first leg of the quarter-finals by winning at home against Porto (2-0).
The staff for FC Porto vs Liverpool
Porto will recover his 2 very experienced holders Pepe and Herrera but will still have to compose without his striker Aboubakar, stuck in the infirmary.
In Liverpool, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Joe Gomez and Lovren are all injured. In contrast, the very good side Robertson has served his suspension and will return.
The compositions for FC Porto vs Liverpool
The likely composition of Porto:
Casillas – Militao, Pepe Felipe, Alex Telles – Otavio, Pereira, Herrera, Brahimi – Marega, Soares.
Absent: Aboubakar (injured) Mbemba, Manafa (unqualified)
The tactical provision provided (4-4-2):
Militao, Pepe, Felipe, Alex Telles
Otavio, Pereira, Herrera, Brahimi
The probable composition of Liverpool:
Alison – Alexander Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson – Henderson, Fabinho, Keita – Salah, Firmino, Mane.
Absent: Lovren, Oxlade Chamberlain, Gomez (Injured)
The tactical provision provided (4-3-3):
Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson
Henderson, Fabinho, Keita
Salah, Firmino, Mané
The history of confrontations FC Porto vs Liverpool
Both teams played 6 times in the European Cup. Liverpool won 3 times in 3 draws. Last year, the Reds eliminated Porto in the round of 16 of C1 (5-0 away win and 0-0 at home).
Key points of the match FC Porto vs Liverpool
– If Liverpool scores, Porto will have to score 4 times to hope to qualify.
– Porto recovers 2 of its holders: Pepe and Herrera.
– At home, Porto will be able to count on his enthusiastic supporters.
Our Betting Tips Explained FC Porto vs Liverpool
Despite their superiority, the Liverpool Reds can still be content to manage and get a draw synonymous with qualifying. Draw
Betting Tips: Over 2.5 goals