Club Brugge vs FC Porto
UEFA Champions League – Group G
Date: Tuesday, 18th September, 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK,
Venue: Jan Breydel Stadion, Brugge.
Belgium side Club Brugge will be hosting Portuguese side FC Porto at Jan Breydelstadion on Tuesday night as the two teams continues searching for their first Champions League win this season.
Club Brugge narrowly lost to Sporting Charleroi on Friday night, they were beaten buy a lone goal. The two teams fought so hard in the game, but a last minute goal by Bedia snatched away the points from Club Brugge. They will be hoping to win this one and go above Porto in the Group G table.
On the other hand, Porto have been unfortunate in the first 2 games of the Champions League group game. They drew their first game against Copenhagen and lost by a lone goal to Leicester City. They are now 3rd in the group G table with just a point.
Porto will enter this game in high spirit, as they defeated their opponents Gafanha 0-3 on the road on Saturday. A win in this game will give them a chance of going into the second position in group G.
Club Brugge vs FC Porto: Head to Head Statistics
The only two meetings between Porto and Brugge have to be dated back to the calendar year 1972. Porto won the home leg 3-0, but Brugge hit back in the return leg earning a 3-2 win.
Club Brugge can boast of an unbeaten record at home against Portuguese sides as their 4 matches saw 3 wins and a draw.
While Porto’s record in Belgium is not that encouraging. They managed only one win in the 7 wins and lost 6.
Club Brugge vs FC Porto: Prediction
FC Porto will come into this game as the favourites, despite playing away from home. They have also been good considering their last 5 games, they have won 2 drawn 2 and lost 1 in their last 5 games. Porto can pride on their defense, they have conceded a total of 3 goals in their last 5 games, and also they have score 8 goals in their last 5.
Brugge’s last 5 have seen 3 wins and 2 defeats, they have kept 2 clean sheets and failed to score twice in their last 5 games.
Porto looks good to be backed for a win here, but expect them to face a tough resistance from the home side.
Club Brugge vs FC Porto: Tips
- Porto to win at 1.95 (10/11)
- Both teams to score at 1.90 (10/11).