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Michael Owen has made his prediction for the Champions League clash between Porto and Chelsea.
The Blues will be hoping to secure their place in the next stage of the European top tier, when they face their rivals on Wednesday night for the first leg.
And speaking about the upcoming match, Owen has backed Thomas Tuchel’s side to beat the Portuguese side with a score of 1 – 0.
“Thomas Tuchel suffered his first defeat as Chelsea boss against West Brom at the weekend. To lose in that manner was so unlike Chelsea, as they have been rock solid at the back since Tuchel’s arrival,” the pundit said.
“Porto have been one of the revelations of this season’s Champions League. They took the scalp of Juventus in the last round, and if the Blues aren’t careful, they could easily take advantage of any sloppiness.
“That said, I’ve seen enough of Chelsea to think they have enough to win here. If they turn up and play the way they did against Atletico Madrid in the last round, that should be enough to get a result on the night.”