Liverpool vs FC Porto: Preview and Predictions

Liverpool vs FC Porto
UEFA Champions League – Round of 16 (2nd Leg)
Date: Tuesday, 6th March 2018
Kick-off at 19:45 UK/ 20:45 CET
Venue: Anfield (Liverpool).

The second leg of Liverpool versus Porto is a dead rubber with Liverpool running comfortable winners by a massive 5-0 margin at the Estadio do Dragao three weeks ago.

It has been a similar story for the Portuguese giants who are often impressive at the group phase of the Championship, but once again proved to lack the cutting edge to get past elite European sides in knockout stages of the competition.

On the other hand, Liverpool do not have a consistent history at the Champions League in recent seasons. But this particular side managed by Jurgen Klopp is drawing plaudits with their attacking display. They were always the favorites in this double legged tie against Porto, but a win in the magnitude of 5 goals without reply was hardly expected.

Liverpool vs FC Porto: Head-to-head

Liverpool are unbeaten against Porto in competitive meetings with their 5 duels so far split across 3 wins and 2 draws.

The Reds were victorious in the previous two occasions they welcome Porto to the Anfield – 4-1 in 2007 and 2-1 in 2001.

Liverpool’s overall record against Portuguese opponents is 9W-5D-5L from 19 matches. At home, they have a solid record with 9 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss from 9.

On the other hand, Porto are yet to win a game in English soil. They have a humiliating record in that aspect with 15 of their previous 17 visits resulting in defeats.

Liverpool vs FC Porto: Prediction

Liverpool hold a massive lead going into this tie, but Klopp is not expected to take any risk and therefore we get to see a full-strength Reds first eleven on Tuesday. It is a point of no return for Porto and they will try to restore some pride, but the end result will be nothing but another comfortable Liverpool win.

Liverpool vs FC Porto: Bet Tips

Over 1.5 first half-goals for 2.50 odds.

HT/FT and Over 2.5 goals combo – Liverpool/Liverpool for 3.00 odds with Spin Palace Sport.

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