AS Roma - FC Porto Prediction, Picks and Tips
For the third time in their history these squads will face each other in the Champions League. Their only previous clashes occurred in August 2016 for the play off access to the group stage with Roma being surprised at home when they dropped 0-3 and being eliminated after 1-1 in the first leg. The 'wolf' does not arrive in the best of its moments because it gave ground in its fight for the first positions in the Serie A and showing some defensive deficit lately. We can highlight the validity of his goalscorer Dzeko and the streak in which El Shaarawy has entered.
Meanwhile, Porto arrives as the leader of the Portuguese league although the advantage with their pursuers has been reduced after the two consecutive draws recorded. It should be noted that the 'dragons' were the most effective teams in the group stage of the Champions, even led their series adding 16 of 18 possible points. Part of his great campaign was based on his defensive order and the experience of goalkeeper Casillas. They also had on the run the attacker Marega who scored in almost all the matches.
Between Dzeko and Under scored 8 of the 11 goals for Roma in the group stage. Moussa Marega scored 5 goals in the group stage with Porto.
Our recommendation tip for AS Roma - FC Porto: AS Roma to win @ 2.08