Porto vs Sporting predictions, live stream options, team news, XIs
In a top-of-the-table clash Portuguese champions Sporting take on current Primeira Liga leaders Porto on Friday at 8.15pm (UK time).
Sporting nearly made history with an ‘Invincible’ season as they won the title in 2020/21, but they just came unstuck in the penultimate game to Benfica. Porto are now looking to go one better and see the job through, with Sergio Conceicao’s Dragoes currently unbeaten this season, and leading the charge ahead of second-placed Sporting — with just six points separating these Tres Grandes rivals.
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Where to watch Porto vs Sporting on TV:
- UK: BT Sport 3
- US: GOLTV
Porto team news
Wilson Manafa is the only major injury concern for the hosts, who are still trying to find their feet following the sale of Luis Diaz to Liverpool. Former Brazil U23 international Pepe has started the previous two games in Diaz’s old spot and will likely retain his berth for this showdown.
Porto predicted XI: D Costa; B Costa, Mbemba, Pepe, Sanusi; Otavio, Grujic, Ferreira, Pepe; Viera, Evanlison.
Sporting team news
Pedro Porro is currently suspended for Sporting after he picked up his fifth booking of the season last time out against Famalicao. Ricardo Esgaio is expected to deputise in his absence.
Sporting predicted XI: Adan; Inacio, Coates, Feddal; Esgaio, Palhinha, Nunes, Reis; Sarabia, Goncalves, Paulinho.
Primeira Liga 2021/22 recent form:
- Porto: DWWDL
- Sporting: DWDWD
Scoreline prediction: Porto 2-1 Sporting
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