Place: Stadium “Dragão”, Porto
Start: on the 22 nd of February, Thursday 2017. Match start: 21:45 (GMT+2).
Tournament: Champions League. Play-off. 1/8 finals. First matches.
squad for match Porto-Juventus
Porto: Casillas, - Telles, Marcano, Felipe, Pereira, - Herrera, Andre, - Corona, Silva, Otavinho.
Juventus: Buffon, - Chiellini, Rugani, Barzagli,- Lichtsteiner, Alex Sandro, Khedira, Pjanić, Cuadrado, - Higuaín, Dybala.
One of the pairs of 1/8 finals of the Champions League consists of Porto, Portugal and Juventus, Italy. The first match will be held in Porto on the 22 nd of February and will start at 21:45 (GMT+2).
Porto with a great difficulty has managed to get through the group stage. To tell the truth, the Portuguese were in the easiest group - Leicester, Brugge, and København. The leader was Leicester, of course, and Porto was fighting with København for the second line. Eventually, the team of Espírito went into play off, but further horizons are misty.
Juventus, in its turn, hasn’t lost any match during the group stage and by right is considered to be one of the favorites of the tournament. Juventus is strong enough to fight with grands and its squad is stronger than that of the Champions League 2014/2015.
Juventus is able to gain the necessary result during the first match. Porto is definitely behind the Italian grand by many factors. In our opinion the best bets on the match Porto-Juventus will be:
Total under 2 goals 2.02
Interesting facts before the match Porto-Juventus.
Juventus has never lost to Porto.