FC Porto vs Club Brugge: Preview and Prediction
FC Porto vs Club Brugge
UEFA Champions League – Group G
Date: Wednesday, 2nd November, 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK,
Venue: Estado do Dragao, Porto.
Winless Brugge will be in much trouble should they lose to Porto, they will travel to Estado do Dragao on Wednesday night to play against the Portuguese side.
Brugge will be totally out of Europe’s competitions this season if they lose this fixture. Also if they draw and Copenhagen wins their hope to continue in any of the European knockout stage will be gone. They are currently 4th in the table with 0 points to their name after 3 games.
Meanwhile, the host Porto defeated Brugge 1-2 on the road last 2 weeks, to keep them on the 3rd spot. They have lost once, drawn once and won once in the group stage of this season’s competition. A win in this game will draw them nearer to round of 16 qualification if Copenhagen loses to Leicester City.
FC Porto vs Club Brugge: Head to Head Statistics
Porto have played 3 previous games against Club Brugge, they have won twice and drawn once. Also, they have won their only game at home against Club Brugge as they defeated them 3-0.
Porto have played 15 games against a Belgian opponents, they have won 7 of them, drawn 2 and lost 6. However, Porto have been strong at home against Belgian sides, they are unbeaten against them at home with 5 wins and 2 draws.
Brugge have played 9 games against a Portuguese side, they have won 4, drawn 1 and lost 4 games against Portuguese opponents. Furthermore, Brugge have been poor on Portuguese soil, with a win and 3 defeats.
FC Porto vs Club Brugge: Prediction
Porto are huge favorites in this fixture, considering the statistics above. They have also been good in recent weeks as they are unbeaten in their last 5 games in all competitions.
This will be an easy game for Porto at home as we expect them to keep a clean sheet in this game. Also Porto are expected to score at least 2 goals in the game having done that in 4 of their last 5 games. Also, they have kept clean sheets in 4 of their last 5 games.
FC Porto vs Club Brugge: Betting Tips
Porto to Win by keeping a Clean Sheet at 2.10
Porto to score in both halves at 1.95.