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Porto Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview 1st Leg | News, Injuries, Lineup, Formation, Time And More

It matchday once again as Porto Vs Chelsea will be going on later tonight in the UEFA Champions League quarter final first leg that will be played in Seville.

The clash between these two sides will be another mouth watering encounter as this won’t be the first time they are going up against each other in the UEFA Champions League.

Porto Vs Chelsea

Last time they both played against each other, it ending with 2-1 in favor of Porto at home while the second leg ended 2-0 in favor for Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the group stages.

Porto Vs Chelsea Team News

The game will be another high profile fixture for Thomas Tuchel who is coming off his first defeat as Chelsea manager after losing 5-2 against West Brom at Stamford Bridge.

Porto Vs Chelsea will be a very hard task to overcome by the Blues as the Portuguese club knocked out Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus in the round of 16 before advancing to the next round.

Chelsea on the other hand was faced with Atletico Madrid who they beat home and away with an aggregate of 3-0 which Giroud, Hakim Ziyech and Emerson all scored the goals.

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Porto Vs Chelsea Injuries Update

It is good news all the way from the Camp of the Blues with players coming back to full fitness which including NGolo Kante and Christian Pulisic who both are back in the team training (Porto Vs Chelsea).

Here Is What Thomas Tuchel Had To Say

‘They are fit enough to be in the squad and will be in the squad so this is good news,’ said the boss.

‘Christian went out right before the injury could happen. He said at half-time he felt if he continued it would be an injury coming so we had to take him off.

‘Tammy is in the squad and NGolo [Kante] just did the last test and will be on the bench. He feels very comfortable and comfortable enough to be on the bench.’

Porto Vs Chelsea Lineup And Formation (3-4-2-1)

Thomas Tuchel confirmed Tammy Abraham is back in the squad for Porto Vs Chelsea and will be named among the players taking on the game as NGolo Kante will be starting from the bench in this encounter.

Edouard Mendy (Goalkeeper); Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen (Defenders); Reece James, Matteo Kovacic, Jorginho, Ben Chilwell (Midfielders); Mason Mount, Kai Havertz (Attackers); Timo Werner (Striker).

These are the expected lineup named for the match against Porto but a last minute changes might occurs due to players match fitness level and some of them might drop to the bench.

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Kick-Off Time?

The game will be another night fixture as always known for UEFA Champions League to be played every night in all across Europe and Uk time and this quarter final game will be played one hour early.

20:00 UK Time and 8:00 PM Nigerian Time.

KTN Correct Scoreline Betting Tips

This encounter is a close one to call with both teams UEFA Champions League form very high at the moment as they both knocked out strong opponents in their previous encounter.

Although if we can go on overall form at the moment, Chelsea looks good to get the victory on paper as they looked much better than Porto but their recent defeat shows a lot of leaks in the London side.

Last time both sides played against each other in the UEFA Champions League it ended with a victory each for them at their home ground with the Blues scoring one away from home while they kept clean sheet at home.

Our Conclusion And Predictions

Porto 1-3 Chelsea

Porto 1-1 Chelsea

Porto 0-0 Chelsea

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