Porto vs Schalke Betting Tips
The result of the game in the Russian capital can cause the teams to enter the field already classified to the eighth-finals of the UCL (Uefa Champions League). However, in the case of Galatarasay’s success, this will not happen. For Porto, however, a tie will suffice for the place to be secured.
A mission that can not be considered the most difficult for a team to make its last eight commitments. The latest of them was on Friday, November 24, also at Dragon Stadium. For the Portuguese Cup, Porto beat Belenenses 2-0 to secure their place in the last 16 of the competition.
The tide is good also in the Portuguese Championship, where the club leads the dispute with 24 points (eight wins and two losses), two more than Sporting, second placed; and in the League Cup of Portugal, where he is also at the top of his group, the C, with four points next to the Chaves, leaving a journey to the definition of who will go to the semifinals.
Anyway, it is a season where at least until now the supporter of the current Portuguese champion has no reason to complain. Not even coach Sergio Conceição, who can count on practically all his cast. The only loss follows on account of the Cameroonian striker Vincent Aboubacar, in process of recovery of injury.
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After attending the relegation zone of the German Championship, Schalke, now runner-up of the Bundesliga, managed to recover. On Saturday, November 24, at home, he thrashed Nuremberg 5-2.
He thus achieved the 13 points (four wins, one draw and seven losses). In the fourteenth place, it opened four points advantage in comparison with Hannover, sixteenth place and first in the sticking region. He is still very much in front of the club’s investment power, but it certainly provides a relief for his fans and gives coach Domenico Tedesco the opportunity to focus his plans on the cup.
In the German Cup, Schalke have already secured a place in the last 16. In February, he will face Dusseldorf at home. It is considered widely favorite to reach a place in the quarterfinals.
In the Champions League of Europe, the team has an advantage in the direct confrontation with Galatasaray, who can reach a maximum of ten points. Thus, two points to secure their place in the round of 16. In addition to Porto, Lokomotiv Moscow will face Lokomotiv Moscow in the final round in Gelsenkirchen, where they have won three of their last four Bundesliga matches and added four of six points in the continental competition.
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The teams had four previous matches. There was a win for each side and two draws.No matter what happens in the game in Moscow, the draw will be a good result for Porto, who has no reason to take a risk. For Schalke, a victory for Galatarasay will make equality the desired result to ensure the passage to the round of 16. However, a stumbling block of the Turks, would allow a greater space for daring in search of the first place of the key. Thus, it is advisable to wait for the result of the match in the Russian capital before firing a guess in this duel. In advance, the prognosis in the draw seems to be a good option for the confrontation.
Bet Tips: Porto wins