AS Roma hosts FC Porto in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie with the tie historically favouring the team from Portugal. Roma are currently sixth in the Italian league and made it out of their group stage despite losing thrice. It is fair to say that the Italian outfit knows how to get the job done despite not playing excellent football. Portuguese champions FC Porto currently lead their league back home with a single point lead over fierce rivals Benfica. This is one fixture we think could go down to the wire with both the sides almost similar in terms of talent at disposal. Roma vs FC Porto - Live Football Score.
Kostas Manolas who was linked with several clubs in the winter transfer window has resumed full scale training and is in contention for a start. The Greek international is a quality player and with him the Romans look for assuring at the back. Diego Perotti, Cengiz Under and Robin Olsen have been ruled out of the first leg owing to injuries. Justin Kluivert and Edin Dzeko pose a threat for the opposition and the duo can find the back of the net with ease. Stephan El Shaarawy who is a fans favourite can be the difference between the two sides if he gets going.
FC Porto have Jesus Corona suspended for the game while Moussa Marega and Vincent Aboubakar have been ruled with fitness issues. Hector Herrera is probably FC Porto’s best player with the midfielder an asset for his team. His role will be to push forward with every opportunity available while also helping out is backline. Champions League veteran Iker Casillas can roll back time once again with a stellar display in Rome. It is an interesting game with neither side not expected to go far in the competition. AS Roma should get a positive result out of the game to carry it to Porto where things can get really tough for them.
When is AS Roma vs FC Porto, CL 2018-19 Football Match Schedule (Date, Time and Venue Details)?
It is going to be another late night match for football fans in India as AS Roma face FC Porto on February 13, 2018, at 01:30 a.m IST (Tuesday midnight). AS Roma vs FC Porto football match will be held at the Stadio Olimpico.
How to Watch Live Telecast of AS Roma vs FC Porto, CL 2018-19 Football Match?
The Round of 16 contest between AS Roma and FC Porto makes an exciting contest in UEFA Champions League. The live telecast of AS Roma vs FC Porto will be done on Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 2, or Sony ESPN channels.
Where to Get Free Live Streaming Online of AS Roma vs FC Porto, CL 2018-19 Football Match?
With Sony Sports Network as the official broadcaster, their digital platform Sony Liv will be providing the free video streaming. You can catch AS Roma vs FC Porto tie of UEFA Champions League with free live streaming online on Sony Liv. Live score updates of AS Roma vs FC Porto will be available on LatestLY here.