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Porto vs Arsenal prediction 2024-02-21

Porto
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2024-02-21
Winner
Porto
Arsenal
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Probability of win
Porto — 43%
Draw — 25.5%
Arsenal — 31.4%
Our Prediction
Winner: Porto;
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All eyes will be on Estadio do Dragao when Porto and Arsenal lock horns in the Champions League last 16, first leg. The Dragons quickly bounced back from a shocking 3-2 loss to Arouca, with the team beating Estrela 2-0 in their last league match, but they will have a mountain to climb against the in-form Gunners. Zaidu has joined Ivan Marcano in the recovery room, with Jorge Sanchez likely to sneak into the starting XI.

Mikel Arteta’s men, on the other hand, are on a five-game winning run in all competitions. As Arsenal looked sharp in front of goal in back-to-back wins over West Ham United (6-0) and Burnley (5-0), we are tempted to place our bets on the Premier League outfit.

Prediction: 0-1 (Arsenal)

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Both to score
Yes
54.65%
No
45.35%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
50.9%
28.8%
49.1%
71.2%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
Porto
77.3%
43.6%
22.7%
56.4%
Arsenal
70.7%
34.8%
29.3%
65.2%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
6.7%
8.2%
5%
2.1%
0.6%
9.9%
12.1%
7.4%
3%
0.9%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
7.3%
9%
5.5%
2.3%
0.7%
3.6%
4.4%
2.7%
1.1%
0.3%

Statistic

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Porto

In 2024 Porto played eight matches, lost only once in this period, away to Aroca with five wins and two draws. In the Portuguese championship "Porto" is in third place, has 48 points, which is seven points less than the two leaders, "Benfica" and "Sporting". Porto's home statistics in the Portuguese championship are third, +8=2-1, 19:5 goal difference.

Arsenal

Zinchenko and Timber are in the infirmary, while Vieira, Gabriel Jesus, Partey and Tomiyasu are questionable for the game. In Portugal "Pushkari" go, having a 5-match winning streak in the championship of England. Specifically Arsenal in this period beat Crystal Palace, Nottingham Forest, West Ham, Liverpool and Burnley, with the Canaries scoring 21 goals and achieving three defeats. Arsenal are second in the APL with 55 points, which is two less than the leading Liverpool with a goal difference of 58:22, the best in the division. Arsenal have the best away statistics in the APL, +8=2-3, 28:11 goal difference.

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Champions League
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Inter 24 20 3 1 59:12 63
Real Madrid 25 19 5 1 53:16 62
Manchester City 26 18 5 3 59:26 59
FC Barcelona 26 17 6 3 56:34 57
Arsenal 25 17 4 4 58:22 55
Paris Saint Germain 22 16 5 1 53:18 53
FC Bayern München 23 17 2 4 63:26 53
Milan 25 16 4 5 49:31 52
Atlético Madrid 25 16 3 6 50:26 51
Manchester United 26 14 2 10 36:36 44
Borussia Dortmund 22 11 8 3 44:27 41
RB Leipzig 23 12 4 7 49:30 40
Real Sociedad 26 10 10 6 35:26 40
Lazio 25 12 4 9 31:26 40
Newcastle United 25 11 4 10 53:41 37
Napoli 24 10 6 8 33:28 36
Lens 22 10 6 6 28:21 36
Olympique Marseille 22 7 9 6 29:24 30
FC Union Berlin 23 7 4 12 23:37 25
Sevilla 25 5 9 11 30:37 24
Top scorers
Porto
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F. de Lima Barbosa (4)
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M. Taremi (2)
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K. Laveran Lima Ferreira (2)
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W. Rodrigues do Nascimento Galeno (1)
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S. Antunes Eustáquio (1)
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E. Aquino Cossa (1)
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F. Conceição (1)
Arsenal
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G. de Jesus (4)
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B. Saka (3)
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L. Trossard (2)
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M. Ødegaard (2)
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G. Martinelli Silva (2)
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K. Havertz (1)
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J. Frello Filho (1)
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E. Nketiah (1)
Top assists
Porto
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W. Rodrigues do Nascimento Galeno
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M. Taremi
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E. Aquino Cossa
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F. Conceição
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J. Neto Lopes
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A. Franco
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F. de Lima Barbosa
Arsenal
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B. Saka
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G. de Jesus
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G. Martinelli Silva
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R. Nelson
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T. Tomiyasu
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M. Ødegaard
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D. Rice
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L. Trossard
Champions League Porto Arsenal
Number of matches 112 0 25
Average win rate (%) 40.5 0 68
Goals per match 3 0 2.3
Yellow per match 4.4 0 1.6
Corners per match 10 0 7.5
Home goals per match 1.6 0 2.5
Away goals per match 1.4 0 2.2
Player rating 6.6 0 7

A Tale of Two Giants: Unveiling the Historical Journey of FC Porto and Arsenal FC

The world of football (soccer) is graced with numerous celebrated teams, each with their unique identities and illustrious histories. Two such giants that have undeniably left their footprints on the game are Porto and Arsenal. The journey, resilience, and accolades of these teams make them distinctive from others, and this article aims to shed light on their humble beginnings, growth trajectory, and the legacy they have built.

The Upsurge of FC Porto: A Brief History

FTC Porto's journey began in 1893 when it was founded by Antonio Nicolau de Almeida, a prominent local businessman. The first few decades saw Porto steadily establishing themselves within Portuguese football, but the true turning point came in 1977 with the appointment of President Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa. Under his guidance, Porto transformed into a powerhouse not only domestically, but also in Europe.

Over the years, FC Porto has bagged several titles, which include the prestigious UEFA Cup and Champions League wins. The team's blue and white stripes have become synonymous with success and resilience, and names like Rabah Madjer, Hulk, and Deco have become embedded in the annals of Porto's history.

Arsenal FC: From Humble Beginnings to Global Prominence

In comparison to Porto's Portuguese origins, Arsenal boasts a rich English football heritage. First established by workers at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, in 1886, the club initially went by the name of Dial Square. By 1913, Arsenal had moved to north London, becoming a staple at the renowned Highbury Stadium.

The club's historic path is littered with numerous domestic titles, including multiple Premier League and FA Cup trophies. The Invincibles season of 2003/2004, where Arsene Wenger's side went unbeaten in the league campaign, remains an unparalleled feat.

Arsenal's iconic red and white attire has been donned by some true legends of the game like Thierry Henry, Tony Adams, and more recently, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. They have proved themselves to be a force to be reckoned with, both domestically and on the global stage.

FC Porto versus Arsenal: A Clash of Titans

Both FC Porto and Arsenal have faced each other on several occasions, primarily in the European competitions. Each confrontation is more than just a football match, it is a meeting of two football cultures, each epitomizing the spirit of their respective nations.

The encounters have always been keenly contested, exhibiting top-quality football, exhibiting unique tactical battles and individual brilliances. No two games have ever been the same, attesting to the unpredictability and charm of the beautiful game.

Conclusion

From their humble beginnings to becoming two of the most successful clubs in their respective countries, and indeed in Europe, FC Porto and Arsenal FC have etched their names in the annals of football history. Each with their unique identities, styles, and success stories, these clubs represent both the beauty and unpredictability of the beautiful game.

Their stories are a testament to what can be achieved through passion, resilience, and dedication. As they move forward and adapt to the changing landscapes of global football, there is no doubt that these two giants will continue to engrave their paths with the same spirit and tenacity they have shown since their formative years.