Roma possesses a 2-1 pillow in the first leg, but Adrian’s overdue second-half aim at Stadio Olimpico could prove critical for Porto inside this match-up. Roma has a bad record on journeys in knockout stages of Champions League. The Romans dropped seven in a row away from home at the stage of the competition. In addition, they generally struggled for powerful performances on journeys this year too. Eusebio Di Francesco’s troops just won three of previous ten games away across competitions.
The two Porto and Roma encounter this inverse osmosis of the past 16 round of Champions League tie off the trunk of disagreeable beats to ferocious rivals in national affairs. Portuguese champions dropped the throne at Primeira Liga falling 1-2 at home to Benfica on Saturday evening. Roma endured a much more demanding 3-0 loss to ferocious rivals Lazio at Derby dell Capitale. The reduction in Stadio Olimpico seriously stopped Giallorossi’s push for its top-four complete along with a brand new Champions League series given they’re currently 3 points shy about fourth-placed Inter.
Roma vs Porto Head-to-head
- Teams have a win, a draw and a defeat in past three head to mind affairs.
- The first leg in Estadio Do Dragao finished in a 1-1 draw, while Porto demolished Roma 0-3 in the reverse osmosis at Italian funds.
- Porto advanced into the group stage of the Champions League if these 2 enjoys met each other at the playoffs two seasons past.
Roma vs Porto Prediction
What’s more, Roma scored two goals in four of five games in all competitions. 1 goal would completely open up the sport. Both groups have powerful firepower on display in the last third. The people have the like of Edin Dzeko within their positions, while Porto will welcome their high scorer in this contest Moussa Marega straight back to the beginning line-up since the Cameroonian striker jumped the initial game through injury.
The hosts may qualify into the quarter-final using a minimum 1-0 victory, but it is difficult to see such situation coming if we understand they conceded at the very least a goal in six of previous seven home games at the Champions League.
Roma vs Porto Betting Tips
BTTS @ 1.61 (8/13)
Draw in the half time @ 2.25 (5/4).