FC Porto vs Chelsea prediction on April 08, 2021. FC Porto vs Chelsea are two teams with impressive performance records in the Champions League qualifying round 2020-21. Chelsea was previously judged to be better. Will the next golden ticket be for the home team or the away team?
FC Porto Overview
It seems that of the eight teams present in the Champions League quarter-finals this year, FC Porto is the most underrated team. However, looking at the path FC Porto took to reach this quarter-final, it cannot be underestimated. They passed the qualifying round with 2nd place and lost only 1 match to Man City. In the 16th round, they excellently defeated Ronaldo’s Juventus to reach the quarterfinals.
The home team, Porto is currently second in Primeira Liga and is in good form. In the eighth round, they overcame the Italian representative Juventus thanks to an away goal after drawing with a total of 4-4. In the last 5 matches in all competitions, they got 4 wins and 1 loss.
On the Chelsea side, after Tuchel’s impressive streak with Chelsea, they lost with an unbelievable score of 2 – 5 against West Brom in the domestic league. And before this match, their important player Kante is also injured and a number of other players will be left open to play.
Chelsea is currently fourth in the Premier League and has not really stable form. In the eighth round, they defeated Spain’s representative Atletico Madrid with a total of 3-0. In the last 5 matches in all competitions, they got 3 wins, 1 draw, and 1 loss.
Asian Bet – FC Porto vs Chelsea prediction
Despite having to play away, Chelsea’s away record in recent times is also very good. That is the basis for Chelsea to think of a beneficial result at Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán (Sevilla), a neutral field.
The performance of both teams also shows the necessary stability of a top-tier team. Chelsea went on a 15-match unbeaten streak before Thiago Silva’s red card ruined an entire match. As for FC Porto, they still have a goal in the domestic league with only 7 points for the 1st place. The performance in the last 5 matches is 4 wins and 1 loss to Juventus in round 1/16.
FC Porto vs Chelsea prediction: Choose Chelsea
According to experts, Chelsea is still a team with a chance to win more than the quality of the squad with a clear difference. The odds of the house to Chelsea are only 1 to 1.83 while the door for Porto, 1 to 4.75. In this match, Chelsea will be the team to be under pressure to win.
Choose Chelsea (FT)
Over/Under Bet – FC Porto vs Chelsea prediction
Before this match, both teams had never met again since 2015, when Chelsea was still a huge force in Europe. With the current playstyle, FC Porto will still pursue the defensive play they use with Juventus. And Chelsea, they will seize the game and wait for the opportunity. However, an away draw would be detrimental for Chelsea.
FC Porto vs Chelsea prediction: Choose Under
FC Porto (4-4-2): Costa, Manafa – Pepe – Mbemba – Telles, Otavio – Sergio Oliveira – Pereira – Luis Diaz, Corona – Marega.
Coach: Sergio Conceicao
Chelsea (4-3-3): Arrizabalaga, James – Christensen – Zouma – Alonso, Kante – Jorginho – Kovacic, Mount – Havertz – Werner.
Coach: Thomas Tuchel