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Man City vs Porto Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Man City keep a clean sheet in the Champions League?

  • Man City host Porto in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday
  • Match kicks off at Etihad Stadium at 8pm BST
  • Man City have won 6 of their last 7 home matches in the Champions League
  • Porto have seen BTTS in 6 of their last 7 matches
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Man City and Porto met in the 2011/12 UEFA Europa League (Getty Images)

Man City host Porto in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. The Portuguese club have a poor record in Champions League matches in England, can they reverse the trend in Manchester?

Man City Form


Manchester City have had an inconsistent start to the season and are underperforming against their high standards. They began with a 3-1 win at Wolves in the Premier League and a 2-1 win against Bournemouth in the League Cup.

Pep Guardiola’s side suffered a humiliating 5-2 home defeat to Leicester which highlighted their vulnerability. They had no problems beating Burnley 3-0 in the League Cup.

Man City returned to the EPL, slightly fortunate to draw 1-1 at Leeds before a 1-0 home win against Arsenal. Raheem Sterling’s 23rd minute winner was the difference against the Gunners.

Man City Team News


Manchester City are missing injured defenders Aymeric Laporte, Benjamin Mendy and Oleksandr Zinchenko. Joao Cancelo is a chance to start at left-back.

Star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is injured alongside striker Gabriel Jesus. Sergio Agüero started against Arsenal after a long injury layoff and could start against Porto

Porto Form


Porto began well in the Primeira with two big wins offering optimism. The Dragons won 3-1 against Braga before a 5-0 win at cross town rivals Boavista.

Sérgio Conceição’s side suffered a shock 3-2 home defeat to Maritimo. Alex Telles had a chance to equalise from the penalty spot in the closing stages, his last appearance before moving to Manchester United.

Porto drew 2-2 at Sporting CP in their last match. Goals to Mateus Uribe and Jesus Corona overturned an early deficit but Sporting equalised in the 87th minute. 

Porto Team News


Porto have no important players missing for the trip to Manchester. Left-back Zaidu Sanusi had a great match on his full debut on Saturday, he has big boots to fill after Alex Telles' departure.

Man City vs Porto Head to Head


Man City have a 2-0 advantage against Porto. These clubs met in the 2011/12 UEFA Europa League second round.

Man City won 2-1 in Porto thanks to a late Sergio Agüero strike. It was an easier affair in Manchester, Roberto Mancini’s side winning 4-0 with Agüero, Edin Dzeko, David Silva and David Pizarro on target.

Man City vs Porto Odds


Man City are 1.29 favourites at Unibet with Porto available at 11.00. A draw can be backed at 6.50 at bet365.

Man City vs Porto Match Up


Man City have a new central defensive partnership but managed to keep a clean sheet against Arsenal. 

Porto have scored 14 goals in five matches this season, but have not scored in their last six Champions League matches in England.

Man City vs Porto Stats


  • Man City have won 6 of their last 7 home matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Man City have seen BTTS in their last 7 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Man City have allowed 2.57+ expected goals in 2 of their last 3 matches (English Premier League).
  • Man City have won their last 2 matches against Porto (UEFA Europa League).
  • Porto have lost 3 of their last 4 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Porto have seen BTTS in 6 of their last 7 matches (all competitions).
  • Porto have scored 14 goals in 5 matches this season (all competitions).

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Where is Man City vs Porto being played?

Man City vs Porto is being played at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England.

When is Man City vs Porto being played?

Man City vs Porto is being played at 20:00 BST on Wednesday 21 October 2020.

What competition are Man City vs Porto playing in?

Man City vs Porto are playing in the UEFA Champions League.

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Verdict

Man City kept a clean sheet against Arsenal but their new look defence will need more time to gel. Porto can score but are likely to struggle against Man City’s attack.

Best Bet: BTTS Yes BTTS @-133.33 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Man City Win & BTTS Win & BTTS @140 at William Hill - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Man City Win 3-1 Correct Score @900 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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