FC Porto vs Liverpool LIVE! Champions League match stream, latest team news, lineups, TV, prediction today
The Reds currently sit top of Group B after coming from behind to beat AC Milan in a thrilling five-goal contest on matchday one.
The early Premier League leaders will be favourites to make that successive wins tonight, though Jurgen Klopp wants to see a swift improvement in his side’s defending after that opening clash and a wild 3-3 draw at Brentford on Saturday.
Liverpool have won 5-0 and 4-1 in Porto over recent years, though the hosts – who already trail rivals Benfica by four points domestically – did hold Atletico Madrid to a goalless draw a fortnight ago despite being reduced to 10 men late on.
Tonight Liverpool will pay tribute to club legend and England 1966 World Cup winner Roger Hunt, who has died at the age of 83.
The players will wear black armbands in tribute to Hunt, who notched a record 244 league goals during a memorable 11-year spell on Merseyside.
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The Champions League returns this week with some high-profile encounters on matchday two.
Our focus here is on events at the Estadio do Dragao in Portugal, where early Premier League leaders Liverpool will be favourites to make it two wins out of two at the summit of Group B after their thrilling 3-2 comeback victory over AC Milan a fortnight ago.
The Reds have notched up some big scorelines on this ground over recent seasons, 5-0 and 4-1, though FC Porto showed great defensive mettle to earn a goalless draw at Atletico Madrid on matchday one despite being reduced to 10 men late on.
Tonight Liverpool will remember the great Roger Hunt, whose death at the age of 83 was confirmed this afternoon.
Hunt is Liverpool’s all-time leading league goalscorer and famously was part of England’s 1966 World Cup-winning side.
Stay tuned for match build-up, latest team news and live updates.