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Porto vs RB Leipzig

Porto host RB Leipzig on Wednesday realizing something lower than a win will significantly dent their Champions Leagueambitions.
The Portuguese 2016-17 runners-up sit third in Group G after three video games, with Besiktas set to qualify as runaway leaders after selecting up most factors thus far.
Porto sit only a level behind RB Leipzig, however a Three-2 defeat in Germany in gameweek three means Sergio Conceicao's facet want a win to make sure they've any likelihood if a decent race for second place comes all the way down to head-to-head information.
For Leipzig, in the meantime, a victory would ship them 4 factors away from Porto to all however guarantee they are going to be taking part in Champions League knockout soccer in 2018.

How you can observe

The match shall be proven dwell on BT Sport Additional, with protection from 7:30pm for a 7:45pm kick-off at Estadio do Dragao, Porto.
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Leipzig recorded their first Champions League win in fashion a fortnight in the past by beating Porto Three-2 in a thriller on the Crimson Bull Enviornment. Ralph Hasenhüttl's facet have been then narrowly overwhelmed by Bayern Munich within the DFB Cup, dropping on penalties, earlier than taking place 2-Zero to the champions within the Bundesliga after having Willi Orban despatched off early on. They are going to be decided to bounce again towards Porto, though Naby Keita is uncertain for the conflict after limping off within the league loss to Bayern.
Porto are grinding into gear in spectacular style this time period below new coach Sergio Conceicao. After a Three-Zero win at Boavista on the weekend, they continue to be unbeaten within the league and at present occupy first place the desk. With only a level separating Porto and Leipzig, and leaders Besiktas 5 factors clear on the high of Group G, this can be a big alternative for either side to steal a march within the race to complete second.

Possible line-ups

RB Leipzig: Gulacsi - Klostermann, Orban (c), Upamecano, Halstenberg - Forsberg, Demme, Keita, Bruma - Sabitzer, Augustin
Absentees: Ilsanker (toe)
Coach: Ralph Hasenhüttl
Porto: Jose Sa - Layun, Felipe, Marcano, Alex Telles - Danilo, Sergio Oliveira, Herrera - Brahimi, Marega, Aboubakar
Absentees: none
Coach: Sergio Conceicao

Match stats

  • Hasenhüttl's facet are making their European debut this season: the win towards Porto was their first ever in continental competitors.
  • The Easterners have turn into the 12th membership to signify the Bundesliga within the Champions League.
  • Leipzig's first-ever European away recreation, on Matchday 2 towards Besiktas, led to a 2-Zero defeat.
  • The Dragons have misplaced their final 4 aggressive video games towards German opposition.
  • Porto have gained eight and drawn two of 12 league video games this season and sit two factors away from Sporting Lisbon on the high of the standings.

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