Roma vs Porto: UEFA Champions League 2018-19
The Team News:
Roma and Porto are widely considered Champions League longshots and they meet on Tuesday for the first leg of the round of 16 in the Italian capital. Roma finished in second place in Group G behind Real Madrid with a 3-0-3 record, while Porto dominated Group D, going 5-1-0 to win the group with 16 points, more than any team in the group stage. It’s a tie between two teams that are talented but have lacked consistency entering this affair, struggling to string together quality results domestically.
When does Roma vs Porto kick off? Tuesday 12th February, 20:00 (UK)
Where is Roma vs Porto being played? Stadio Olimpico
What television channel is Roma vs Porto on in the UK? BT Sport 3
Where can I stream Roma vs Porto in the UK? BT Sport subscribers can stream the match online via the BT Sport website
Where can I get tickets for Roma vs Porto?
Roma vs Porto HEAD-TO-HEAD
All-time meetings: Porto W2, D2
THE TEAM NEWS
Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Mirante; Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov; Cristante, De Rossi, Lorenzo Pellegrini; Zaniolo, Dzeko, El Shaarawy
Unavailable: Schick (Injured), Perotti (Injured)
Doubtful: Manolas (Injured), Olsen (Injured); Under (Injured).
Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Casillas; Eder Militao, Felipe Monteiro; Pepe, Alex Telles; Herrera, Danilo, Oliver Torres; Otavinho, Tiquinho, Brahimi
Unavailable: Jesus Corona (Suspended); Abubakar (Injured), Mbemba (Ineligible), Mouandilmadji (Injured), Marega (Injured)
Roma vs. Porto prediction
The Italian side gets a goal from Eden Dzeko in the first half to set the tone, keep a clean sheet and enter the second leg as the favorite.
Pick: Roma (+100)