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Porto takes on Chelsea at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán in Sevilla for their quarter-final CL tie with Chelsea. 

With both legs of this tie set to be played in Spain because of COVID restrictions, the absence of a home advantage suggests a potentially open tie with away goals still in-play despite the venue's neutrality.

Both sides will be confident of reaching the semi-finals with Porto over-coming Juventus in 16 and Chelsea easily dispatching Atletico Madrid. 

While Chelsea is a favourite, Porto should not be under-estimated, and I expect this first-leg to be tight and low-scoring, with both looking to stay in the tie ahead of next weeks 2nd leg.

Goals are likely to be at a premium, but both can score with this tie looking to be tightly poised following an even first leg.

Prediction: Both teams to score


League leaders Linfield welcome Coleraine to Windsor Park for a table of the table clash in the Premiership.

The hosts enter this showdown with a healthy 9 point advantage over the visitors, although they have played one game more, a win here would surely send them on their way to a record 55th Northern Irish title. 

At Windsor Park, Linfield has been relentless in recent week, winning each of their last 5 with 18 goals scored in the process; however, Coleraine did claim a 0:0 draw at Windsor Park when these sides met in February.

Ultimately, this should be a tight contest with the visitors likely to make life difficult for the home favourites. 

With 5 of the last 7 meetings going under 2.5 goals, that´s the outcome I prefer in this potentially nervy clash. 

Prediction: Under 2.5 Goals

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