Portuguese champions FC Porto prepare for their Champions League last 16 first leg clash against Spanish outfit Malaga at their training ground in Porto on Monday (18th February).

Porto vs Malaga Live streams
February 19, 2013 2:45 PM EST
Estádio Do Dragão — Porto
Referee:‬ M. Clattenburg‎

Fernando, FC Porto midfielder:
“Champions League matches are always very difficult and demand a lot from me. But it will depend on the match, we know that playing at home we have to have possession of the ball and and control the match and this will not be different in tomorrow’s match. We will seek to have ball possession and play as high up the pitch as possible and try to win the match.”

Vitor Pereira, FC Porto coach:
“If history repeats itself, the victory would be guaranteed but as it doesn’t, it’s the present that counts. At this point Malaga are fourth in the Spanish league, they qualified ahead of Milan and Zenit (St. Petersburg) in the Champions League group stage, so they proved that they are competent, they proved they have quality. We also have proved that we have quality, both individually and as a team which we can bring into this game.”

Vitor Pereira, FC Porto coach:
“Fundamentally, what can be expected is a great match. There’s a great match in prospect with two technical sides containing players with a high technical level. From my point of view, the two sides are well organized in a collective way, so I’m sincerely looking forward for a great football spectacle.”

FC Porto probable lineup : Helton;Danilo, Otamendi, Mangala, Alex Sandro;Lucho, Fernando, Moutinho;Atsu, Martinez, Rodriguez

Malaga probable lineup : Caballero;Sanchez, Weligton, Demichelis, Antunes;Toulalan, Camacho;Joaquin, Isco, Portillo;Saviola

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