Is Porto vs Liverpool on TV tonight? Kick-off time, channel and how to watch Champions League fixture

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Naby Keita (second right) scored a spectacular third goal (Peter Byrne/PA) (PA Wire)
Naby Keita (second right) scored a spectacular third goal (Peter Byrne/PA) (PA Wire)

Liverpool are following up their UEFA Champions League victory AC Milan by travelling to Portugal in order to face a Porto side which took a point in its first match in the group stage.

Sérgio Conceição’s men secured a hard-fought goalless draw away to Atlético Madrid and will be looking to take maximum points from a home fixture if they’re to have a decent chance of progression to the knockout stages.

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The Reds come into the fixture off the back of a disappointing draw away at Brentford in which they threw away a lead late on, and will need to improve significantly defensively against stronger opposition here.

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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