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14 February, 2018, 19:35 | Author: Joan Malone
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"I enjoy every day of being here as it's a great club".

Porto forward Vincent Aboubakar remains a doubt for his side's crucial Uefa Champions League encounter against Liverpool on Wednesday.

The Dragons are still unbeaten in domestic play and go into the match with morale sky-high after impressive performances and results against Sporting and Chaves in the past week.

However, facing the Egyptian star will probably be the biggest challenge for him this season.

What can Porto expect? "All he's done so far has looked good, but it's all been about waiting for the reaction".

Porto conceded ten goals during the group stage, second-worst among the teams that qualified for the last-16. It says nothing about that, I would say.

Mignolet meanwhile has since taken up duties in cup competitions, starting in the 3-2 defeat to West Bromwich Albion in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Klopp believes Coutinho's absence has enabled Firmino to earn more credit, rather than find more form, arguing he has been consistently good for the last three years. Salah's exploits in England need no special mention and he will be expected to make a major difference as the Merseysiders visit Estádio do Dragão. Both have already passed 20 goals for the season and have been a joy to watch with their attitude, application and desire.

'Our squad shape is OK in the moment, but we have a few things we are not too sure about. Trent Alexander Arnold may only be a teenager but he has a real eye for goal from set pieces.

The Round of 16 clash with the most significant African interest is FC Porto's double header with Liverpool, with the two clubs - both multi-time winners of Europe's grandest prize - able to call upon some of the continent's top players.

India wicketkeeper MS Dhoni 46 runs away from ODI history
At the other end, South Africa's stand-in skipper Aiden Markram conceded India were superior than the hosts and deserved the win. One can't ignore Hardik Pandya's contribution as his all-round skill sets came into good effect.


Formation and playing style - what system do Liverpool usually play?

Conceicao will have worked relentlessly on formulas to combat Klopp's high-energy team, with a fascinating duel across two legs certain. They're doing it week in, week out and when one of them is struggling, the other one pops up, or the other two will pop up. Karius started the City match and has played in the four league games since.

Mohamed Salah is the favourite to score in the game, and we are also backing him as our prediction in this game.

Apart from Salah and Firmino, Karius is also the subject of a hot debate ahead of the Porto game.

"I respect Porto a lot".

"I only focus on doing a good game and if you do a good game then the goals will appear", he added.

Genuinely, it's tough to call.

Virgil van Dijk will presumably get his first taste of European action with the club following his January transfer and he could be a key man as the Reds' defence is bound to come under some intense pressure from the talented Portuguese side.

Our thanks to John. It will be about who defends better and whose nerve holds.

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