Porto v Chelsea Football Betting Tips 29-09-2015
Chelsea will be hoping to put their Premier League woes behind them tonight when they visit Porto and aim to make it two wins from two in the Champions League.
Jose Mourinho returns to one of his former clubs where he won this competition on 2004.
Porto are struggling to strike up any semblance of form and despite bringing in ex Real Madrid stopper Iker Casillas they have let in six goals in seven games so far this season whilst not scoring the amount of goals that helped them reach the quarter finals last season.
Three draws two wins and a draw make up their results from the last six games.
Chelsea's stars come into this game with the managers stinging threat that he will “play the kids if you don't man up” ringing in their ears and the assessment that they had played the worst half of football under his tenure in the 2-2 draw with Newcastle at the weekend.
Domestically Chelsea are badly misfiring whilst in the Champions League a 4-0 thrashing of Maccabi Tel Aviv last time out suggests better form.
Perhaps the biggest loss for Chelsea is keeper Thibaut Courtois who is a long term injury absentee after having knee surgery and that could go some way to explaining the poor defensive lapses.
Striker and all around general acting idiot Diego Costa will make a probable return to the Chelsea line up as his domestic red card ban does not apply to the Champions League.
Mourinho is going to field a strong team here and they need to put in a performance if they are not going to come in for more criticism from the ridiculous one but I feel that Porto can hold them at bay and claim a draw in this fixture.
Chelsea have won just once in their last four visits to Estadio Do Drago so I'm betting on Porto to be able to win or draw this game.