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Predictions and statistics AS Roma vs FC Oporto
Great game that comes to us tomorrow, Wednesday, when the return of the UEFA Champions League round of 16, the Portuguese team of FC Oporto wait for the visit of the Italian team AS Roma, in a game where the Italian team has the advantage after Victory in the first leg 2-1. FC Porto Those led by Sérgio Conceição have received a hard blow last weekend, when not only did they lose the derby to Benfica at home by 1-2, but with that defeat the Dragons lost the first place in the Primeira Liga de Portugal that now it is in the hands of Benfica with a difference of two points, and then this before an important game like this Wednesday, it is a hard blow. It must be said that before the defeat in the first leg in the Italian capital, the Dragons came well with a run of twenty-six games without losing where twenty-one of them ended in victories, but after that defeat by 2-1 things were they have complicated the Portuguese team since in the last seven games they won three, drew two and lost two. But finally, within the positive of the defeat in the first leg is the goal of Adrian with ten minutes left, and is that now at home a 1-0 will be enough to qualify for the quarterfinals of the competition, so you have to turn the page after the defeat to the eagles, even though the news is not very encouraging from the medical department, because strikers Vincent Aboubakar and Marius are injured and apparently not they will be part of the game this Wednesday. AS Roma For its part, those led by Eusebio di Francesco come from a similar situation, and it is the Gillarossi comes from losing the derby in Rome, when last Saturday Lazio beat him 3-0 and thus ended a four-game streak. consecutive victories. With this result La Loba fell to fifth place in the standings and although it remains within the first six classifieds that go to UEFA competition for the 2019/20 season, the goal of Rome is to finish within the first four and thus go to the next edition of the Copa Libertadores, unfortunately now the fourth place belongs to an Inter Milan that took a three-point lead. But anyway, now is the time to turn the story and get a good result in Portugal to get into the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League and remain firm with the aim of taking revenge for what happened in the previous edition 2017/18 when they reached the semifinals being eliminated by Liverpool. For this game, the only doubt Di Francesco has is the assistance of the Turkish midfielder Cengiz Unger, who has not yet been released by the club's medical department. Background These teams already faced two editions ago of the European Champions League and it was in the previous stage of the playoffs, at that time the game in Portugal ended with a draw at one goal, while on Italian soil the FC table Porto remained with the 0-3 victory and with it the qualification to the group stage of that UEFA Champions League. FC Oporto - AS Roma Forecast So, this Wednesday an exciting game awaits us, both cast are very hit by the results achieved last weekend, but they know that if there is something nice about football, it always brings rematches and this is one of them. Both FC Oporto and Roma, know that to achieve qualification to the quarterfinals of the Champions League will give a great joy to his fans and forget the defeat in the derby. And while the local factor can influence, we must bear in mind that Roma is not any team and that has players of good level who do not feel the pressure of playing away from home, also knows that at least you need to score a goal to be able to have peace of mind during the commitment. So more than going for who will win the game, we decided to bet because both casts will be present on the scoreboard and more with the need they have to recover from their latest results. Our betting odds for FC Porto Vs AS Roma are: Both Teams Score.