2019-20 Primeira Liga – FC Porto vs Rio Ave Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does FC Porto vs Rio Ave kick off? Saturday 7th March, 2020 – 20:30 (UK)

Where is FC Porto vs Rio Ave being played? Estádio Do Dragão

What TV channel is FC Porto vs Rio Ave on in the UK? FreeSports have the rights to Primeira Liga matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream FC Porto vs Rio Ave in the UK? If televised, subscribers can stream the match live on Premier Player

Where can I get tickets for FC Porto vs Rio Ave?

FC Porto – https://www.fcporto.pt/en/store/tickets

Rio Ave – https://www.footballticketnet.com/rio-ave-football-tickets

What was the score in the last meeting between FC Porto & Rio Ave? Rio Ave 0-1 FC Porto

THE TEAM NEWS

FC PORTO

Predicted line-up (4-4-2): Marchesin; Wilson Manafa, Mbemba, Ivan Marcano, Alex Telles; Corona, Sergio Oliveira, Danilo Pereira, Otavinho; Marega, Tiquinho

Unavailable: Vitor Ferreira (Injured), Diaz (Injured), Ze Luis (Injured)

Doubtful:

RIO AVE

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Kieszek; Diogo Figueiras, Borevkovic, Aderllan Santos, Pedro Amaral; Ali Elmusrati, Tarantini; Carlos Mane, Gelson, Nuno Santos; Taremi

Unavailable: Matheus Reis (Suspended), Filipe Augusto (Suspended), Jambor (Injured), Nadjack (Injured)

Doubtful: Lucas Piazon (Injured), Diego Lopes (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Porto have taken full advantage of Benfica's dip in form and now sit top of the Primeira Liga. They have won their last six matches and despite Rio Ave arriving in good form, having avoided defeat in their last eight league games, Porto should be too good even if both teams are likely to score.

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