Premier League aspect Chelsea will tackle Portugal champions FC Porto within the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday evening.
The match might be performed in Spain and never on the Estádio do Dragão attributable to COVID-19 journey restrictions.
Chelsea vs Porto face to face
- Chelsea and Porto are drawn collectively for the fifth time, all within the Champions League. Three of the 4 earlier events had been within the group stage
- The opposite was within the 2006/07 spherical of 16 when Chelsea progressed 3-2 on mixture
- Chelsea’s solely different aggressive recreation at Seville’s Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan was within the group stage in December when the Blues defeated Sevilla 4-0
- That is Chelsea’s tenth quarter-final within the competitors. They’ve progressed in seven of the earlier 9
- Chelsea have reached the Champions League quarter-final with out dropping a recreation for under the second time. 2007/08 was the opposite after they went on to lose the ultimate in Moscow
- The loss at Bayern Munich final season was our the Blues’ solely defeat in 15 European away matches (11 wins, three attracts)
- Chelsea’s file towards Portuguese golf equipment is 10 wins, one draw, and two defeats. Away from dwelling the Blues have gained three, drawn one and misplaced two (each to Porto)
- Chelsea have gained all three knockout video games towards Portuguese sides; Porto in 2006/07 and Benfica 2011/12 (each within the Champions League quarter-finals) and the Europa League remaining towards Benfica in 2013
- Chelsea need to win 5 consecutive away video games within the Champions League correct for the primary time since a run of 5 between September 2003 and April 2004
- Chelsea are unbeaten on this season’s Champions League
- Solely Man Metropolis (one) have conceded fewer targets within the Champions League this time period than Chelsea (two)
- That is Porto’s seventh look within the Champions League quarter-finals
- Porto haven’t gained a last-eight tie since claiming their second European Cup below Jose Mourinho in 2004
- They’ve misplaced the final three to Man Utd in 2009, Bayern Munich in 2015, and Liverpool in 2019
- Solely Actual Madrid and Barcelona (each 25) have appeared in additional Champions League campaigns than Porto (24)
- Porto have misplaced three of their previous 10 dwelling Champions League matches, successful 5 of them
- Porto’s file in two-legged ties with English golf equipment is three wins and 9 defeats
- They’ve solely misplaced to Actual Madrid extra occasions (six) within the Champions League than they’ve towards Chelsea (5)
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