Tip Roma - Porto
AS Roma are fourth in Serie A and that would be enough to get them into next season's Champions League. So far in this year's competition, Roma have finished second in their group behind Real Madrid. Home form is their strong point with only one defeat in Serie A this season. In the Champions League, they had won seven in a row with six clean sheets before a loss to Real this season.Curren home form is strong with four wins and a draw.
Porto won their group winning five of their six games but Schalke, Galatasaray and Lokomotiv Moscow wasn't the toughest of opposition. They come into this game top of the Primeira League but with only one win in 90 minutes in their last four games. Their last five away games in the Champions League have produced two wins and three draws. Roma at home are always hard to beat and the tip here is for a home win.
Key points Roma - Porto
Roma have won seven of their last eight home games in the Champions League
Roma have kept six clean sheets in their last eight home Champions League games.
Over 90 minutes Porto have only won one of their last four games.
Conclusion Roma - Porto
Roma have an impressive home record in the Champions League which is helpful as they are nowhere near so good on the road. They are in good form at home this season and only Real Madrid have beaten them on home territory in the Champions League in their last eight games. Porto won their group easily but aren't in the best of of form coming into this game. Go for a home win.
Roma Porto Prediction published on February 10, 2019