Prediction: FC Porto vs Shakhtar Donetsk (Champions League, 10.12.2014)

Group H has already solved all their qualification problems, but as first place meets second it will all be about pride. FC Porto host Shakhtar Donetsk in an attempt to finish the group unbeaten and trying to get something better out of the match than the 2-2 from the first leg. This is a great chance to register for a Betfair account via betting broker.

Porto have no missing players, which is why Tello, Torres and Jackson Martinez are expected to start from the beginning. The hosts have an important game during the weekend, but Lopetegui promised to field the best available eleven. In Portugal, Porto are battling it out with Benfica for the first place, but currently are trailing four points behind their rivals. The hosts have won six out of their 7 Champions League games, while managing to score at least two goals in the process.
Shakhtar has three important absentees, the three players who always helped them deciding the matches. Their goalscorer Luiz Adriano, Srna and Kucher are all suspended while Azevedo is under doubt. The visitors are looking great in their domestic league where they are five points behind Dynamo Kyiv. After the defeat against Bilbao they won two matches in a row, scored eight goals and conceded only one.

Chances are there will be a lot of goals in this match even if Luiz Adriano is not playing. The biggest bookmaker in the betting industry favors the hosts to win and gives Porto 1.85 odds for a win, 4.50 for Shakhtar and 3.40 for a draw. Jackson Martinez to score has 2.10 odds, Brahimi 2.40, and Texeira has 3.40 odds in the same market. Shakhtar with a +1 handicap has 1.91 odds, Porto with a -1 one 3.10 odds and over 2.5 goals with 2.00 odds. We are going to bet 5 units on both teams to score and Porto to win with 4.00 odds.

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