FC Porto vs Liverpool
UEFA Champions League
Date: 28 September 2021, Tuesday
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK/ 20:45
Venue: Estádio do Dragão
On Tuesday evening, eight Champions League matches will be contested, with two games each from Groups A through D.
There are several intriguing matches on the schedule, like Man City vs. PSG and AC Milan vs. Atletico Madrid, but our football writers are most interested in Porto vs. Liverpool.
This Group B match will begin at 20:00 GMT and will be played in front of a big audience, bolstered by millions following the match live on television across the world.
The pressure is on for both teams as they want to advance to the knockout rounds of this competition while sharing a pool with AC Milan and Atletico Madrid.
If Porto wants to defy the odds and qualify for the Champions League next season, they must make their home advantage count throughout this Group B campaign.
Liverpool supporters are hoping that their team will win this match, finish first in their group, and win the trophy once more.
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
Both teams go into the game on Tuesday unbeaten across all competitions this season. Nevertheless, Liverpool have got a great h2h record as Porto are winless in their eight meetings with Liverpool across all competitions. Given these, expect Liverpool will be the winner again.
FC Porto vs Liverpool team news
Chancel Mbemba is suspended after his red card in Madrid, with Pepe and Agustin Marchesin both doubtful due to injury.
Neco Williams will face a late fitness test, while Naby Keita, Thiago and Harvey Elliott are all definitely unfit to play.
The line-ups are here!
Porto: Costa; Corona, Pepe, Marcano, Zaidu; Uribe, Sergio Oliveira, Otavio, Luis Diaz; Taremi, Martinez
Liverpool: Alisson; Milner, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Jones; Salah, Jota, Mane