FC Porto VS Besiktas ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR FC Porto vs Besiktas
Porto and Besiktas are fighting at Estádio Do Dragão in a UEFA Champions League (Group Stage) match. There is no record of official clashes between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last confrontation was on 04-11-2010 and ended with the result: Porto (1-1) Besiktas. In this match the home factor may play an important role, since Besiktas presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
FC Porto Team News
The home team make their debut in this edition of the competition, since they did not have to play any of the qualifiers prior to this group stage. This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside of its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 8 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins, 3 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium. In the last game he played, for the Liga Sagres, won the Keys at home for (3-0). In the last 10 home games Porto has 7 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. Defensive solidity has been one of his strengths as he has conceded only goals in 3 of the last 10 games and his attack has scored regularly as he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games.
FC Porto vs Besiktas Stats
Porto arrive for their twelfth game this season, and will now make their first match in the competition against their fans. So he knows that it would be crucial to leave the three points to be among the first placed in this group stage. The home team have been performing well at the start of the season, coming from a nine-game winning streak with Chaves coming from a 3-0 win over all competitions. As soon as you maintain your performance you should have no difficulty getting away with at least a simple win in that match. Coach Sérgio Conceição should not be out of place for the match, so he should keep his scheme in 4-4-2.
Besiktas Team News
The visiting team makes its debut in this edition of the competition, since they did not have to play any of the qualifiers prior to this group stage. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with a total of 26 goals scored and 22 suffered. Already inside the home, he won 11 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, with a total of 34 goals scored and 14 conceded. The team arrives in this match after a win away with Kardemir Karabukspor by (0-1). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Besiktas have won 3, drawn 3 and lost 4. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, having conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but their attack has been marked with regularity, having scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games.
The visiting team ended up falling into a pretty difficult group, since it has more qualified teams, so longing for something in the competition would be essential to add points outside their domains to finish at least in the top three. The Besiktas come from a sequence of four matches without losing, being the last against Karabuk on the scoreboard 1 to 0, so if it maintains its performance can look for the minimum a tie in that confrontation. The coach Senol for that match should come with a more defensive proposal, consequently seeking to act in the counterattacks if possible to leave without conceding goals.