FC Porto vs Chelsea Odds & Prediction


FC Porto vs Chelsea

Chelsea supervisor Thomas Tuchel provides directions through the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, England, Saturday, April 3, 2021.(John Walton/Pool by way of AP)

  • Fifth-placed EPL facet meet Portugal’s second-placed outfit at 3:00 pm ET on Wednesday
  • Chelsea coach Tuchel suffered his first defeat on the membership final weekend in opposition to struggling WBA
  • See all odds and finest bets for FC Porto vs Chelsea within the Champions League Quarterfinals Leg 1 beneath

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel begins his try to achieve a second successive Champions League closing when his facet travels to face Porto within the final eight on Wednesday. FC Porto vs Chelsea kicks off at 3:00 pm EST on April 7.

Each legs of the tie shall be performed on the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan in Seville, Spain – with Portuguese champions Porto as the house staff within the first assembly.

German Tuchel led Paris Saint-Germain to final season’s closing the place they have been overwhelmed 1-0 by Bayern Munich in Lisbon final August 23.

UCL FC Porto vs Chelsea Odds

Matchup Unfold Moneyline Whole at DraftKings
FC Porto vs Chelsea POR +1 (-182) | CHE -1 (+150) POR +410 | CHE -130 | DRAW +250 Ov 2.5 (+123) | Un 2.5 (-152)

Odds as of April 6

Chelsea should get well from a shock 5-2 dwelling defeat within the English Premier League by struggling West Bromwich Albion final Saturday which has left it in fifth place within the EPL.

It was their first reverse in 15 video games since Tuchel changed Frank Lampard within the dug-out in January.

In the meantime, Porto is in second place in Portugal’s Primeira Liga after a 19-game undefeated run.

At DraftKings, Chelsea is the favourite for an away win at -130 with kickoff at 3:00 pm ET. Then again, Porto is priced at +410 with the draw at +250.

Shock Triumph Towards Juventus

Porto is within the quarterfinals after gorgeous Italian giants Juventus within the earlier spherical. However they’re seen because the outsiders of the final eight.

The unfold supply is the +150 accessible for Chelsea to win by two targets (Asian Handicap -1). However at +250, the draw appears probably the most promising possibility right here given Chelsea’s current wrestle to seek out the web.

FC Porto vs Chelsea UCL Stats

5 Wins 6
1 Attracts 2
2 Losses 0
14 Targets 17
7 Targets Towards 2
17 Yellow Playing cards 15
2 Purple Playing cards 0
5 Clear Sheets 6

After a 2-1 dwelling win within the opening leg in opposition to Juventus, Porto was overwhelmed 3-2 within the return fixture – with the Portuguese facet consequently progressing on the away targets rule after the 4-4 mixture draw.

Chelsea overcame present Spanish league leaders Atletico Madrid within the final 16.

Firstly, they have been 1-0 first leg winners in Bucharest, Romania. Subsequently, Chelsea gained 2-0 within the second leg in London.

Porto is hoping to achieve the semifinals for the primary time since 2003-2004 after they gained the trophy.

Chelsea was high within the group stage below former coach Frank Lampard.

Definitely, that was the triumph that earned coach Jose Mourinho his massive break as coach of Chelsea, whom he joined the next season.

Beforehand, Porto have been additionally winners in 1986-87. Chelsea has gained the competitors as soon as below coach Roberto Di Matteo in 2011-12.

They have been final within the semifinals in 2013-14 after they have been eradicated by Atletico Madrid.

This season, Chelsea was high within the group stage below former coach Lampard.

However it wasn’t sufficient to save lots of his job after, they subsequently suffered a run of solely two wins in eight league video games.

Tuchel’s German Connection

Additional, it was believed that Tuchel may coax one of the best out of two of final summer season’s main signings, his fellow Germans Timo Werner and Kai Havertz.

Till the shock defeat by WBA, the brand new coach was credited with tightening up Chelsea’s protection.

Conversely, targets had confirmed exhausting to come back by with solely 4 scored within the 5 EPL video games earlier than the WBA fixture.

Within the group stage, Chelsea was undefeated as they completed forward of the second-placed Sevilla.

They gained 4 instances and drew twice whereas scoring 14 targets and conceding solely twice.

Porto completed second of their group behind Manchester Metropolis.

Their outcomes included a formidable 4-0 away win in opposition to Sevilla within the stadium the place they are going to meet Porto on Wednesday.

Porto completed second of their group behind Manchester Metropolis.

They gained 4 instances and drew as soon as with their solely defeat a 3-1 setback within the opening sport at Metropolis.

Porto shall be with out two key gamers by way of suspension.

Iranian worldwide striker, Mehdi Taremi, has hit 15 targets for the membership this season however is banned together with the influential Portuguese worldwide midfielder, Sergio Oliviera, who has hit 19 targets on this marketing campaign.

Nevertheless, Malian striker Moussa Marega is accessible after scoring 10 instances this season.

Porto has stored solely two clear sheets of their final 12 video games.

However final weekend’s 2-1 defeat of Santa Clara was their fourth successive league victory.

Six Targets for Giroud

Chelsea’s main scorer on this season’s UCL is the veteran Frenchman, Olivier Giroud, who has six targets.

These groups have met eight instances earlier than with 5 wins for Chelsea, two for Porto and one draw.

Of their final collision within the 2014-15 UCL group stage, Porto have been 2-1 dwelling winners earlier than a 2-0 win for Chelsea within the return sport.

Nevertheless, this time round, Porto’s decided work ethic and Chelsea’s struggles up entrance may nicely produce a draw.

Decide: Draw +250

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