Porto vs Inter Milan XI: Predicted Lineups and team news for Second Leg UEFA Champions League


Under-pressure Inter Milan boss Simone Inzaghi faces a big decision up front when he names his starting line-up to face Porto in the UEFA Champions League.

Romelu Lukaku and Edin Dzeko compete to partner Lautaro Martinez at the Estadio do Dragao on Tuesday night after the Belgian scored in the shock defeat at Spezia.

Inter boast a one-goal advantage in the tie after Lukaku’s late goal on Giuseppe Meazza, which could be the deciding factor in the XI selection.

Hakhan Calhanoglu and Andre Onana have been rested for this weekend’s game and the Nerazzurri’s poor performance strongly suggests that both will be recalled for the final 16 seconds.

Joaquin Correa will be missing again, Federico Dimarco is back from a muscle injury and Milan Škriniar is trying to make his own comeback after two games.

Porto have concerns too, with Joao Mario forced off on the weekend with a knee complaint.

Evanilson, Francisco Meixedo and Joao Marcelo are also receiving treatment for injuries while Otavio is suspended.

The hosts could hand former Reading youngster Danny Namaso Loader his full UEFA Champions League debut after he forced his way into Sergio Conceicao’s plans by starting the last three games in a row.

Predicted Porto XI:

Costa; Joao Mario, Marcano, Pepe, Sanusi; Grujic, Uribe; Franco, Loader, Galeno; Taremi.

Predicted Inter XI:

Onana; Skriniar, Acerbi, Bastoni; Darmian, Mkhitaryan, Barella, Calhanoglu, Dimarco; Lukaku, Martinez.

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