Porto vs Liverpool prediction: How will Champions League fixture play out tonight?

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is excited at the prospect of safe standing being trialled at the top level of the English game (Joe Giddens/PA) (PA Wire)
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is excited at the prospect of safe standing being trialled at the top level of the English game (Joe Giddens/PA) (PA Wire)

Liverpool travel to Portugal in the UEFA Champions League tonight to face an FC Porto side which they have comfortably knocked out on two separate occasions in recent years.

In 2018 on their way to the final in Kyiv the Reds scored five at the Estádio do Dragão in a crushing victory, before securing victory in the quarter-finals a year later ij the season in which a sixth title was won in Madrid against Tottenham Hostpur.

Both sides have started their respective league campaigns well and remain unbeaten, with the REds topping the Premier League and Porto second in the Primeira Liga.

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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