FC Porto vs Liverpool
UEFA Champions League
Date: 28 September 2021, Tuesday
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK/ 20:45
Venue: Estádio do Dragão
FC Porto lock horns with Liverpool at the Estádio do Dragão as the visitors will have enough firepower to get them through with a win.
Porto currently sit in 3rd place in the table with 1 point on board in group B as they have drawn their opening game of the week against Atletico Madrid 0-0 away from home.
In that game, Porto had 44% of ball possession with 5 shots on goal with 1 of them on target as Porto defender, Chancel Mbemba Mangulu received a straight red in the 95th minute of the game.
The hosts come into this Champions League fixture against Liverpool on the back of a narrow 2-1 win against Gil Vicente in the Primeira Liga which saw Mehdi Taremi and Sergio Oliveira score on either side of both halves.
On the other side of the field, Liverpool currently sit on top of the Group B standings with 3 points on board as they defeat AC Milan 3-2 at home.
In that game, Liverpool had 62% of ball possession with 23 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. The Reds took the lead with an own goal from AC Milan’s Fikayo Tomori as second half goals from Mohamed Salah and Jordan Henderson sealed all 3 points for Jurgen Klopp.
Liverpool come into this Champions League fixture on the back of a thrilling 3-3 draw against Brentford away from home in the Premier League as they took 1 point back to Anfield.
FC Porto vs Liverpool Head-to-Head
- Both these sides have faced each other 6 times in the past.
- Liverpool have the upper hand with 4 wins as Porto are yet to record a victory against the Reds.
- 19 goals have been scored in these 6 games.
- On an average, 3.16 gaols have been scored per game.
FC Porto vs Liverpool Prediction
The visitors will be coming into this game with a lot of intent as they will aim to get off to a flying start as they are set to get off all guns blazing. This should see Liverpool claiming victory and we back the odds at 1.72 for the Red to win.
Consequently, we back the odds at 2.60 for Senegalese winger, Sadio Mane to get on the score sheet anytime during the game. He will be a key factor for the Reds to break down Porto’s defence