20:30 GMT 02 March 2018
The Porto vs. Sporting match will be played on Friday, March 2, at the Dragao Stadium, Porto. This is the derby match of round 25 in Primeira Liga. Porto is currently 1st on the table with 64 points, while Sporting is 3rd on the table with 59 points at the moment. If Porto wins this match, the title race would be over for Sporting.
In their previous ten meetings, Porto recorded three victories, Sporting had four wins, while three matches ended in a draw. In their last three games we saw under 2.5 goals.
The match against Liverpool which they lost by 5:0 on their home pitch casted a shadow over their perfect domestic season. So, they will have to step up and defeat their fierce Portuguese rivals in the upcoming game. Five points advantage over Benfica and Sporting with ten games to go isn't much. In addition, Porto will have to play a game against Benfica as well until the end of the season, as a visitor. It is very important for them to win the upcoming game. Latest matches: FC Porto
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Latest matches: FC Porto
Sporting have same ambitions as Porto - they have to win the upcoming match. They are still in the race for Europa League title, since they eliminated Astana in the first knockout round of the competition. However, the focus will be on the match against Porto for sure.
Latest matches: Sporting CP
|26.02.2018||Prim||Sporting CP||Moreirense FC||1:0||W|
|22.02.2018||UEFA||Sporting CP||FC Astana||3:3||D|
|19.02.2018||Prim||CD Tondela||Sporting CP||1:2||W|
|15.02.2018||UEFA||FC Astana||Sporting CP||1:3||W|
|11.02.2018||Prim||Sporting CP||CD Feirense||2:0||W|
Porto is a favorite to win the upcoming game. However, since both teams mustn't lose this, maybe they will be happy with a point from this match.
02 March 2018 - 20:30 GMT
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