Liverpool vs Porto in the upcoming fixture as The Reds hosts the Dragões at Anfield on 25th Nov in the Champions League. Read the full match preview, lineups, and Dream11 team prediction.
Liverpool FC has already qualified for the next stage of the Champions League quite comfortably. Klopp’s mighty Reds sit at the summit of group B securing a perfect 12 points from their 4 matches. However, the Portuguese giants are sitting just below the leaders with just 5 points. Porto is having a great fortune due to both Atletico Madrid and AC Milan underperforming in this campaign.
Liverpool vs Porto: Group B- UCL Match Details
Date – 25/11/2021
Time – 1:30 AM
Venue – Anfield, Liverpool, England
Where to watch in India – Sony Network and Jio TV.
Referee – Felix Zwayer (Germany)
Assistant referees – Marco Achmüller (Germany), Mike Pickel (Germany)
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool has aced through the group stages as they won all their first 4 fixtures; which includes a double victory over Diego Simeone’s side. Liverpool has confirmed their berth in the knockout stages after putting down Atletico Madrid by 2-0, with goals from Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane. On the other hand, Liverpool ran riot over Arsenal, followed by a clash between the two managers. As usual, The Reds got hold of the game and took it away by a scoreline of 4-0; with goals coming in from Mane, Jota, Salah, and Minamino. With their place secured, Jürgen Klopp will most likely rotate his squad and give game time to players who deserve it.
No one is suspended for the upcoming match.
Roberto Firmino, Curtis Jones, and Diogo Jota are all out with their respective injuries. Meanwhile, Harvey Elliott is out with his long-term ankle injury.
Andy Robertson, James Milner, and Naby Keita are expected to return for the upcoming fixture. Joe Gomez is unlikely to feature.
Liverpool recent form in all competitions- W L W D W
Sergio Conceicao’s men are hanging by the thread as they sit at 2nd place with just a point ahead of Atletico Madrid. Porto has their destiny of qualifying on the hands of AC Milan and Atletico Madrid; as their match result will change things for Porto drastically. Their last visit to San Siro saw Porto take the early lead from Luiz Diaz, in the first 10 minutes. However, an unfortunate own goal from Chancel Mbemba denied the Dragões a memorable 3 points from the Italian giants.
In their domestic fixtures Porto has been quite commendable with their performances; as they took down Feirense 5-1 in Taça De Portugal and a 3-0 win over CD Santa Clara in Primeira Liga. Porto has a lot at stake in today’s fixture as it’s a must-win game for the Portuguese side. However, They have failed to defeat Liverpool in their 9 meetings as Liverpool won 6 and 3 draws.
No one is suspended for the upcoming fixture.
Porto has a fully fit squad available.
Pepe is back in the mix and ready to take part in the squad.
Porto recent form in all competitions- W W D W L
Liverpool vs Porto Head-to-Head
Liverpool: Alisson; Williams, Konate, Matip, Tsimikas; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Henderson, Thiago; Salah, Origi, Minamino
Porto: Marchesin; Corona, Pepe, Mbemba, Sanusi; Otavio, Uribe, Oliveira, Diaz; Taremi, Evanilson
Liverpool vs Porto United Dream11 Prediction:
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