Porto v Liverpool Prediction & Betting Tips, 17th April 201915th April 2019 / lee
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Liverpool have one foot in the door the semifinals after a 2-0 home success over Porto with first leg at Anfield. But they cannot switch off on their trip to Portugal as Porto did create themselves some decent chances in the first leg. But will they be able to do enough to turn around this tie on home soil? Read our Porto v Liverpool betting tips for more.
Porto v Liverpool Betting Odds*
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on April 13th, 2019 at 4:57 p.m.)
Porto News and Form
Porto have a big hill to climb in this game now back on home soil as they are trailing 2-0. In last season’s round of sixteen in the Champions League, Porto faced Liverpool and they lost 5-0 on home soil on that occasion. Porto are now on a D3 L4 record in their seven previous fixtures against Liverpool, still seeking that first win. In this game they will be looking for their first semifinal appearance since the 2003/04 season whey they lift the title with Jose Mourinho in charge. Their record in two-legged ties against English clubs is W3 L8.
Porto have won all four of their home games played this season in the Champions League, so do have that great from behind them. They have claimed a win eight of their last fifteen European home games (D2 L5). In the last round of the Champions League, they produced a win over Roma. Their overall home record against English clubs is W8 D6 L4. The Dragons collected sixteen points in the group stage, more than any of other club managed. Porto have won only five of the 21 UEFA competition ties in which they lost the away first leg. However, they have lost their last five two-legged ties against English sides.
Liverpool News and Form
Liverpool are well in control though thanks to goals from Naby Keïta and Roberto Firmino. All six of the games between these two played before this tie, have come since 2000, with Liverpool being well up against the Dragons in the head to head. Liverpool have won ten of their previous 14 European Cup quarter-finals. In the last round of the competition, Liverpool saw off Bayern Munich with an impressive away second-leg, banking a 3-1 success at the Allianz Arena. However, Liverpool did lose all three of their away games in the group stage, which was really strange from them.
Liverpool have actually lost five of their last ten European games, all defeats in that sequence happening outside of England. Liverpool have triumphed in 31 UEFA competition ties when they have won the home first leg. On each of the seven occasions that they have won the first leg at home 2-0, they have gone on to win the tie. Liverpool are unbeaten in their last seven away games in all competitions (W4 D3), winning the last three. Only once this season in all competitions as Liverpool lost by a two-goal margin on their travels. That was in Europe at Red Star Belgrade.
Porto v Liverpool Tips & Odds
Who will win – Porto v Liverpool Predictions
Liverpool will likely come under some big early pressure in this game as portable try and get themselves back in the game. This could end up being a thrilling end-to-end game with Liverpool playing on the counter-attack and a Porto-draw double chance looks a good fit.
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* All mentioned odds were valid at the time of writing. Betting odds are subject to fluctuations. Please check the current odds with the respective bookmaker!
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