Originally posted by PalynkaI see Schalke scoring home and away. I predict 3-1 on aggregate to the Germans.
In the Schalke - Porto games, I expect to see a relatively interesting and open match (but neglected) with our mobile offence and dynamic midfield again trying to make-up for Porto's unstable defence. Kuranyi will be a present danger in the are, since crosses and tall strikers cause Porto the most problems to deal with.
I then predict a 1 ...[text shortened]... ties being generally more low-key.
What do you think of your teams chances in this round?
Originally posted by RagnorakYes, better if you predict on aggregate because this thread will be long gone after the second leg.
I see Schalke scoring home and away. I predict 3-1 on aggregate to the Germans.
Originally posted by PalynkaIf they score at your place, I'd say it was unlikely that you'll win the tie. If Liverpool score in the San Siro then it's Quarter Final time!
The game went exactly as I predicted (except for Porto's missing goal, obviously). After our trembling defense gave them the lead, Porto's midfield settled the nerves down and from the 30 min mark until the end of the game Porto was mostly in control via our midfield.
The end result is a good one for Schalke, considering the high likelihood of our defens ...[text shortened]... ly the second half) has shown that the initial fear shown by Porto's defence was unwarranted.