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FC Porto vs Chelsea Tips - Blues to bounce back in UEFA Champions League

  • FC Porto vs Chelsea predictions for Thursday’s UEFA Champions League match
  • Chelsea have won 4 of their last 5 matches against Porto
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FC Porto vs Chelsea Predictions


Chelsea are keeping plenty of clean sheets and Porto have no home advantage here. I am backing the Blues to win to nil in Sevilla and take the advantage in the Champions League quarter-finals.

  • Chelsea have won 4 of their last 5 matches against Porto (UEFA Champions League).
  • Chelsea have won to nil in 3 of their last 4 matches against Porto (UEFA Champions League).
  • Chelsea have won 2-0 in 3 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Chelsea have won 6 of their last 7 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Chelsea have won to nil in 3 of their last 4 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Chelsea have kept 12 clean sheets in their last 15 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


Chelsea have a 5-2 advantage against Porto with 1 draw in 8 matches.

Chelsea have four of the last five encounters, the last matches coming in the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League group stage.

FC Porto Form


Porto got past Juventus in the UEFA Champions League round of 16. They won 2-1 at home and produced a big effort in Italy, going down 3-2 in extra time to advance on away goals.

The Dragons returned to the Primeira Liga with three straight wins.

Sérgio Conceição’s side won 2-0 against Pacos de Ferreira thanks to two late goals. Porto then won 2-0 in Portimonense thanks to two own goals.

Porto’s last match was a 2-1 home win against Santa Clara. The game was headed for a draw before substitute Toni Martínez scored the winner in the 94th minute.

FC Porto Team News


Centre back Iván Marcano is injured.

Midfielder Sérgio Oliveira and striker Mehdi Taremi are suspended.

Chelsea Form


Chelsea have been in great form since Thomas Tuchel took over in January. The London club went unbeaten in his first 14 matches in charge and kept plenty of clean sheets along the way.

The Blues got past Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League round of 16. They won 1-0 in the first leg and 2-0 at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea returned to the Premier League with a 2-0 home win against Sheffield United. They went ahead through an own goal before Hakim Ziyech wrapped it up in added time.

Chelsea’s last match was a shock 5-2 home defeat to West Brom. Christian Pulisic put them ahead in the 27th minute, but Thiago Silva was sent off two minutes later and they couldn’t hold on with 10 men.

Chelsea Team News

 
Chelsea centre back Thiago Silva could remain in the starting side with Antonio Rudiger sent home from training early on Sunday.

Defensive midfielder N'Golo Kanté and winger Christian Pulisic are injured.

FC Porto vs Chelsea FAQs

Where can I watch the FC Porto vs Chelsea live stream?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch the FC Porto vs Chelsea live stream.

When is FC Porto vs Chelsea taking place?

The quarter-final first leg is being played at Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán in Sevilla on Thursday, April 8 (AEDT).

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Verdict

FC Porto have no home advantage here and are missing two important players through suspension.

Chelsea can bounce back from their shock Premier League defeat and win the first leg in Spain.

Best Bet: Chelsea Win Full Time Result @-125.00 at BetMGM - 5 Units
Value Bet: Chelsea Win To Nil @170.00 at Caesars (Sport) - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Chelsea Win 2-0 Correct Score @650.00 at PlaySugarhouse Sport - 1 Unit

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