Owen Hargreaves predicts Liverpool FC v Porto
Owen Hargreaves is tipping Liverpool FC to make light work of FC Porto in the Champions League
Owen Hargreaves is backing Liverpool FC to find their way past Porto to reach the Champions League quarter-finals next year.
The Reds were pitted against the Portuguese team after having topped their group following an impressive start to life in Europe’s elite club competition under Jurgen Klopp.
Liverpool FC will take on Porto for a place in the quarter-finals starting in February, as they aim to reach the last eight of the competition.
The Merseyside outfit are likely to be considered as the favourites to reach the quarter-finals thanks to their good form under Klopp in recent months.
And former Manchester United star Hargreaves feels that Liverpool FC are definitely on course to reach the last eight of the competition after the draw was made.
Speaking to BT Sport after the draw was confirmed, Hargreaves said: “Porto are always going to be top of the Portuguese league.
“Going forward, they [Liverpool FC] are probably as good as anyone.
“If Klopp can address Liverpool’s defensive issues, they can beat anyone. They’re favourites in this tie, no question about that.”
Before then, Liverpool FC will focus on domestic affairs as they look to try and climb the Premier League table during the hectic festive period.
The Reds are currently in fourth place as they prepare to host West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on Wednesday night.
Liverpool FC finished fourth in Klopp’s first full campaign in charge at the club last season.
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