Thomas Tuchel’s team will be going into this second leg with a massive two goal lead after their solid performance away to FC Porto. Goals from Mount and Ben Chilwell gives the London based team an advantage coming into the second leg of the tie. A 4-1 thumping in their last match against premier league side Crystal Palace will definitely add some a confidence booster as Chelsea will be looking to their cement their place in the last four of the UEFA Champions League. Chelsea are unbeaten in this season’s UEFA Champions League and will be needing just a draw to progress to the UEFA champions league semi final.
FC Porto will be needing to pull up a massive performance to progress to the next round of the UEFA Champions League. Stats are not on their side as they have lost five of their last seven games against English opposition. A 2-0 win against Tondela in the Portuguese premier league means that FC Porto are six points behind leaders Sporting CP and still in the title race. The last 2-0 Champions league loss against Chelsea was their first home loss of the campaign putting a very big obstacle to their hopes of progressing for the next round. Chelsea will be looking to prevent pressure by controlling the game and keeping things tight at the back as they are in a strong position with a two goals advantage. Porto will have a hard time breaking down a resolute Chelsea defense which have only conceded only two goals in this season’s Champions League campaign. Things are looking bleak for FC Porto with a Chelsea win a predicted outcome.
PREDICTION : CHELSEA 2-1 WIN
ACCUMULATOR TIP : CHELSEA DRAW NO BET.