Tip - Porto vs Bayer Leverkusen - 27/02/2020
Porto now play host to Bayer Leverkusen for the 2nd leg of their round-of-32 clash in Europa League on Thursday at Estadio do Dragao.
The Germans, Leverkusen are in impressive form with their recent 5 consecutive wins in all competitions but Porto managing to score the all-important away goal in Germany as they lost the first leg by 2-1 put them at an advantage for this return leg.
Their meeting last week was only the second in the history that both sides have ever played each other. Their first time being in 2016 in a friendly match that ended 1-1.
However, Porto hold the advantage in this second game but you can never rule out the impressive form of the German who has also not failed to score away from home in the last 5 games, both teams should score again.
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Since the disappointing result in Germany to Bayer Leverkusen in the first leg, Porto has returned to a winning way with 1-0 over Portimonense which immediately threw them back into contention for the Portuguese league. Could this be a distraction as they have the chance of winning the league more than the Europa League? Only time will tell.
Porto form has been very imperious with only 3 defeats in their last 20 matches across all competitions one of which was to Bayer Leverkusen last week and twice to Braga in a doubleheader.
Porto has only lost 1 game at home from the last 10 matches; in fact, they have won 17 of their last 20 home matches.
Porto last 5 matches have seen 4 of it ended with over 2.5 goals.
Bayer Leverkusen have won their last 5 matches in all competitions as they continue their Cinderella run.
Bayer Leverkusen is so impressive since the turn of the year that they have won 8 from their 9 matches with the only defeat being away to Hoffenheim.
They have won 2 of the only 3 away games they have played this year and all 3 matches produced a very high scoring outcome with the matches ending with 3 to 5 goals and both teams to score.
Bayer Leverkusen's last 10 matches have ended with over 2.5 goals on 9 different occasions with only 1 game ending with over 1.5 goals.
Tip - 5 Most Important Facts about the Match
last 3 Europa League matches have ended with over 2.5 goals.
are unbeaten in their last 6 Europa League matches.
have lost just 1 game in the last 10 home matches.
have also only lost 1 game in the last 8 matches.
have played over 2.5 goals 4 times each in their last 5 matches.
Conclusion of Tip - Porto vs Bayer Leverkusen
It will be difficult for Porto to lose at home based on their strong home form but you cannot rule out the near-perfect form of Bayer Leverkusen which presents boastful 5 straight wins.
It will again be an end-to-end situation hence we will see loads of goals, coupled with the fact that their defensive abilities is frail.
Both teams to score is ideal and over 2.5 goals.
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Results of previous clashes
- Porto vs Bayer Leverkusen: 1:2
- Porto vs Bayer Leverkusen: 1:1