Champions League Group C match Between Olympiakos and Porto is to be played behind closed doors at Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium with no fans. These safety measures are taken due to the government guidelines regarding the coronavirus.
Olympiacos certainly look in form after a comfortable in over Marseille, While Porto will certainly be coming with a lack of confidence after suffering a humiliating defeat against Manchester City.
Olympiacos F.C vs. Porto F.C Live Stream Live Stream Details
The match between Porto and Olympiakos is scheduled for an 8 pm BST kick on Wednesday, i.e., 28 December 2020.
Porto boss Sergio Conceicao has launched a stinging criticism of Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola and claimed he used ‘ugly words’ on the touchline during their Champions League group game fixture.
The duo was seen arguing on the touchline on several occasions during City’s 3-1 win against the Portuguese side over various refereeing decisions.
Guardiola played down the incidents after the Group C encounter, claiming he and Conceicao are ‘friends.’ Still, the Portuguese has not reciprocated and instead ripped into the previous Barcelona boss, accusing him of putting pressure on referees and having a poor attitude.
Ahmed Hassan came off the bench to get an injury-time goal for Olympiakos in an exceedingly 1-0 convert Marseille within the Champions League on Wednesday.
The Egyptians delivered a strong header to beat goalkeeper Steve Mandanda after Mathieu Valbuena’s cross.
The Greek champions held the initiative for many of the matches at Giorgos Karaiskakis stadium and had a goal disallowed by video review earlier within the last half.
Marseille, returning to Europe’s top club competition after a six-year gap with coach Andre Villas-Boas, had looked happy to accept a degree within the Group C match. The visitors’ best chance came from Dario Benedetto moments after the restart. His effort was stopped at close range with some quick reflexes from goalkeeper Jose Sa.
Olympiakos normally relies heavily on its boisterous home support. Still, the country’s prime minister intervened to cancel plans to permit a limited number of fans into soccer stadiums following a record spike in COVID-19 infection.
How to watch
The match will be on television live on BT Sport 2 and BT sport ultimate. These channels will start their coverage from 7 pm.
The BT Sports subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sports App.
Olympiacos vs. Porto Prediction
Olympiacos certainly looks to be the favorite to win the match against Porto F.C, keeping in mind their recent form in the previous match