FC Porto vs FC Krasnodar
Champions League Qualification
Date: Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Kick-off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Estádio do Dragão (Porto).
FC Porto did just enough to secure the win in their maiden matchup against FC Krasnodar, with Sergio Oliveira netting the only goal of the game, in the dying minutes of regulation time.
The hosts were much the better side in that clash and took sixteen attempts at goal, four of which were right on target. The loss was Krasnodar’s first in three games, and so you can count on them to be hopeful of turning things around in the return fixture.
However, Porto are on an impressive unbeaten streak on home soil, at the moment, which means that the Russian outfit will have to be a lot less wasteful of the opportunities that come their way if they are to cause an upset to the hosts.
FC Porto vs FC Krasnodar Head to head (h2h)
- The first leg of their tie was the only previous clash between the two teams.
FC Porto vs FC Krasnodar Prediction
The home team’s last defeat here came back in April against the eventual European champions Liverpool. Apart from that loss, the squad have not admitted defeat in any of their previous games on home soil, since the start of this year.
Porto are already a goal up in the charts and are more than likely to add to that tally when they welcome the away side to the Estadio do Dragao this week. Additionally, the hosts are on a winning run of form that has stretched to three games in a row, two of which saw them win with a clean sheet intact.
Getting the better of the Dragons, at their own turf, has proved to be quite a herculean task in recent times. With the hosts clinching the win last time out as well, Porto are sizing up as the likely contenders to come out on top in the second leg.
Krasnodar have shown signs of promise in their last few outings though and have lost just once in their previous five clashes away from home. They were also able to rack up six goals in their last three trips alone and will be desperate to find the back of the net early on.
With both sides adding considerably to their scorecards in their recent games, a high scoring clash with goals down either end is definitely looming large.
FC Porto vs FC Krasnodar Betting tips
Full time result: FC Porto @ 1.60 (3/5)
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.80 (4/5).