Juventus vs Porto Predictions and Betting Tips
Juventus play hosts to Porto at the Allianz Stadium looking to turn the tie around having lost to them in Portugal. Read on for our expert tips and predictions.
Porto netted very early into the game, capitalizing on an error by Bentancur right in front of Szczesny’s goal. They netted again, only a minute into the restart, as Marega was on the bed of a brilliant passing move from the hosts. Chiesa scored Juve’s precious away goal as they once again find themselves down heading into the second leg of a UCL tie. Will Ronaldo once again turn out to be the Old Lady’s saviour?
Feisty encounter on the cards
Cristiano Ronaldo was rested over the weekend as Juventus took on Lazio at the Allianz Stadium. It was Morata who was the hero of the day as the Spaniard’s brace helped Pirlo’s side to a brilliant comeback victory to win 3-1. It is then left to see whether they can do exactly that come Tuesday.
Porto just like their opponents look like they wouldn’t be able to defend their league title given that they’re 10 points behind the summit. However, they wouldn’t kind a decent run in the UEFA Champions League and they’re one brilliant performance away from a spot in the last 8. Conceicao’s boys ran out 2-0 winners away at Gil Vicente FC.
Juventus vs Porto Team News
Dybala has been joined by Chiellini and Bentancur on Pirlo’s injury list with De Ligt rated doubtful.
Juventus possible starting XI:
Szczesny; Danilo, Bonucci, Demiral, Alex Sandro; Chiesa, Artur , Rabiot, McKennie; Morata, Ronaldo
Porto possible starting XI:
Marchesin; Manafa, Leite, Pepe, Sarr; Corona, Oliviera, Otavio, Uribe; Marega, Taremi
Juventus vs Porto Prediction: 2-0
Will Porto sit back to protect their lead or go out to try and match Juventus man for man? That is a decision only Sergio Conceicao can decide for his team. Juventus, on the other hand, head into this game with one job only which is to score goals. With the all-time leading UCL goal scorer in their ranks, we expect them to do just that and as such, emerge winners of this tie.