Leicester City vs Porto: Preview and Prediction
Leicester City vs Porto
UEFA Champions League – Group G
Date: Date: Tuesday, 27th September 2016
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK,
Venue: King Power Stadium, Leicester.
Leicester City opened the Champions League season with a bang, they defeated Club Brugge 0-3 on the road. Now they will welcome Portuguese side FC Porto at King Powers Stadium on Tuesday.
Leicester have had a setback in form, they lost 2 consecutive games to Chelsea and Manchester United respectively. Ranieri’s Men were Humiliated at Old Trafford on Saturday in a 4-1 thrashing, making it their third defeat in the premier league. They now hope to switch back to winning ways, as they hope to remain top of the group G table.
Porto kicked of the Champions League with a stalemate at home against Copenhagen, as the game ended 1-1. Porto have been good this season, losing just once and drawn 2 games in all competitions this season. They enter this game from from a 3-1 home win on Saturday against Boavista and will be hoping to build on the win as they travel to England.
Leicester City vs Porto: Form Comparison
- Leicester season have had a fluctuating form, they have lost 4 games in all competitions this season, won 2 and drawn 1.
- Leicester have conceded 4 goals each in 3 of their last 5 games, they have scored at least 2 goals in 3 of their last 5 games.
- Porto have lost just once in all competitions this season, they drawn twice and won 4 games.
- They have kept 4 clean sheets in their last 7 games.
Leicester City vs Porto: Head to Head Statistics
Both teams have never met before, this will be the first meeting between the two sides.
Leicester City vs Porto: Prediction
Porto may seem the favorite in this game considering their past experience in the Champions league, but Leicester’s first game showed they may be well prepared for the Champions more than Porto.
It will be a tough game, but I expect Leicester to get back on track in this game.
Leicester City vs Porto: Tips
Draw after 90 minutes at 3.30 (23/10)
Under 2.5 goals at 1.72 (8/11).