Porto vs Liverpool confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Champions League fixture tonight

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Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool travel to FC Porto in the UEFA Champions League tonight looking for a second win from two matches in the competition.

The Reds could only manage a draw against Brentford in the Premier League on Saturday evening but their form so far this campaign has been strong and sees them lead both the Premier League and Champions League Group B, after a dismal 2020/21 season.

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Porto have a very similar record so far this season, having won five and drawn two of their Primeira Liga games as Sérgio Conceição takes charges of his fifth season as manager.

The Portuguese side earned an impressive draw away at Atlético Madrid in the last round of fixtures to start the competition well.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of this Champions League fixture:

When is it?

The match will kick off at 8pm on Tuesday 28 September.

How can I watch?

The fixture will be shown live on BT Sport in the UK with coverage starting from 7pm.

Confirmed line-ups

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

Odds

Porto: 18/5

Draw: 14/5

Liverpool: 8/11

Prediction

Liverpool have made the Estádio do Dragão a happy hunting ground in recent years and the Reds’ goal scoring form suggests they can put Porto the sword again here. Porto 1-3 Liverpool

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