Although Liverpool’s focus can come back to the ECU matters on, Jurgen Klopp’s aspect would be exempt for having one eye on the weekend’s Premier League trip to Manchester City.
The Reds take a 2-0 result in the Dragao on a weekday once goals from Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino.
FC city recorded a sixth-straight finish within the Primeira Liga at the weekend,
and Sergio Conceicao is going to be ready to field a stronger aspect to the one out there to him at Anfield last week.
But can it’s insufficient too late for the Portuguese side? normal Sport runs the rule over this second leg tie…
Porto showed within their home leg against AS Roma in the last spherical that they’re no pushovers at the Dragao,
but Liverpool’s first-leg lead is going to be quite enough to ascertain them through to the semi-finals,
and that we expect them to win on the night likewise.
Jurgen Klopp says his Liverpool side will “go to win” their Champions League quarter-final second leg at Porto, despite holding a 2-0 lead.
The Reds cruised to victory in the first leg at Anfield but the manager says his players will “fight with all they have” to reach the semi-finals.
Team news and expected line-ups
Porto were boosted in time period by the come back of forward Vincent Aboubakar,
although the Cameroonian failed to feature within the weekend win at Portimonense.
Aboubakar has been sidelined for over six months once rupturing the ligaments in his left knee.
Elsewhere, former Real national capital man Pepe is anticipated to come back,
which might see city revert to a back-four with Eder Militao (who can be part of Barcelona within the summer) moving to right-back.
Liverpool haven’t any contemporary injury considerations with captain Jordan Henderson expected to play.
The England international was substituted with associate degree mortise joint injury throughout Sunday’s persuade Chelsea,
however Klopp allayed considerations that he had sustained any long-run harm.
Andy Robertson can come back at left-back following his suspension.
Possible team line-ups
Cardiff City XI (4-4-2): Casillas; Eder Militao, Felipe, Pepe, Alex Telles; Otavio, D Pereira, Almeida Costa, Corona; Soares, Marega.
Liverpool XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Milner, Henderson; Salah, Mane, Firmino.
TV channel, live stream and online coverage
The match will be televised live on BT Sport 3 and BT Sport 4K UHD. BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.
Sport2s will be LIVE at Estadio do Dragao, Porto on the night to bring you expert coverage and analysis.
Head to Head history and results (h2h)
The two sides have met seven times in European competition, with Porto yet to beat Liverpool.
The Reds have won four times, drawing the other three games
Cardiff City 0-2 Liverpool
4:00pm Sunday 21st April
Cardiff City Stadium