Porto vs Leicester: What time does it start, what TV channel is it on, where can I watch it?

A look ahead to the Champions League fixture at the Estadio do Dragao 

Charlie Doris
Wednesday 07 December 2016 17:21
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Leicester could be the first team since Malaga to win the group during their first Champions League season
Leicester could be the first team since Malaga to win the group during their first Champions League season

It’s a big game for…

Wes Morgan. Although Leicester have struggled to keep out goals in the Premier League this season, Morgan has spearheaded the tightest defence in the Champions League with some resilient performances. The Jamaica international, though, will need to be as commanding as ever if his side are to remain unbeaten.

Remember when…

Islam Slimani once again proved to be Porto's undoing? The striker, who scored six goals from six games against Porto during his time at Sporting Lisbon, continued his run of good form against the side when they visited the King Power last September. Slimani's 25th minute header was his first Champions League goal for the Foxes and helped maintain the side's unbeaten start to Europe's elite competition.

Player to watch…

Yacine Brahimi: The Algerian winger certainly has the pedigree to cause Leicester problems from the left flank with his dazzling pace and trickery. Brahimi, who won the African Player of the Year award in 2014, will be looking to get at the Foxes back four at every opportunity and expose the flaws they have shown in the Premier League this season.

Predicted teams...

FC Porto: Casillas; Maxi Pereira, Felipe, Marcano, Layun; Corona, Danilo, Oliver Torres, Brahimi; Diogo Jota, Andre Silva.

Leicester City: Zieler; Hernández, Morgan, Wasilewski, Chilwell; Gray, Drinkwater, Mendy, Albrighton; Musa, Okazaki.

Claudio Ranieri's men head into Wednesday's match on the back of a disappointing loss against Sunderland (Getty)

Form guide…

FC Porto: WDDDWD

Leicester City: LDWLLD

Vital information…

Kick-off: Wednesday 7 December, 7:45pm, Estádio do Dragão.

TV: Live on BT Sport 3 from 7:30pm.

Odds...

Porto to win: 1/3

Draw: 4/1

Leicester City to win: 9/1

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