Porto and Rangers meet at Estádio Do Dragão, in a match for the Europa League (Group Stage). There are no official clashes between these two teams in the last 3 years. The last head ‑ to ‑ head was played on 23‑11‑2005 and ended with the result: Porto (1‑1) Rangers.
The home team comes to this 3 nd round of Group G in 4th place, with 3 points won, after 1 win and 1 loss. In their debut they won in a home match against Young Boys, by (2‑1). In the 2nd round, they lost in an away match against Feyenoord, by (2‑0). They come to this match after a away win against Coimbrões by (0‑5). Porto have won 8 and lost 2 of the last 10 home matches. Defensive consistency has been one of their best features, as they have only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 matches, and their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches.
The balance of the group where Porto is located only shows that there are no stumbling blocks, as they can be harmful. This means you need to get good results in as many games as possible no matter where you play. Of course you may encounter difficulties in the current round, but you know what it takes to have a positive score. Therefore, it aims to play a qualified and error free football that can compromise it. In this match the best players available will be on the field.
After 1 win and 1 loss, the away team comes to this 3rd round in the 3rd position of Group G, with 3 points won. In the previous round, they have lost an away match against Young Boys by (2‑1), after in the first round they have won (1‑0) at home in this group stage against Feyenoord. They come to this match after a away draw against Heart of Midlothian by (1‑1). In the last 5 Europa League away matches Rangers have won 2, tied 2 and lost 1. Defensive consistency has been one of their best features, as they have only conceded goals in 3 of the last 10 matches, and their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that scores many times first: it opened the scoring in 8 of its last 10 Europa League games, of which 8 reached the halftime lead by 6 and managed to maintain the lead until the end of 90 'at 7.
Rangers have already realized that they can pass the phase and will fight with all their might to make it happen. The idea is to have regularity, that the performances and results, as this will have a greater chance of going far. As it is here certainly does not want an early elimination, on the contrary, will continue to strive for results to appear. Therefore, you will respect your opponent, but in no time will give up having the score in your favor. In this match the best players available will be on the field.
FC Porto have won 5 home matches in a row.
FC Porto wins 1st half in 51% of their matches, Rangers FC in 53% of their matches.
FC Porto wins 51% of halftimes, Rangers FC wins 53%.
Both teams haven't won their last match in UEFA Europa League.
FC Porto's performance of the last 5 matches is better than Rangers FC's.
Their last meeting was a draw. (1-1)
FC Porto scores 2.28 goals when playing at home and Rangers FC scores 1.84 goals when playing away (on average).
When FC Porto leads 1-0 at home, they win in 90% of their matches.
When Rangers FC leads 0-1 away, they win in 77% of their matches.
When FC Porto is down 0-1 home, they win 70% of their matches.
When Rangers FC is down 1-0 away, they win 22% of their matches.
Rangers FC have scored at least one goal for 8 consecutive matches.