Porto vs Chelsea: Quick stats and facts

Porto vs Chelsea: Quick stats and facts

Premier League side Chelsea will take on Portugal champions FC Porto in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday night. 

The match will be played in Spain and not at the Estádio do Dragão due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. 

Chelsea vs Porto head to head

  • Chelsea and Porto are drawn together for the fifth time, all in the Champions League. Three of the four previous occasions were in the group stage
  • The other was in the 2006/07 round of 16 when Chelsea progressed 3-2 on aggregate

Chelsea stats

  • Chelsea's only other competitive game at Seville’s Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan was in the group stage in December when the Blues defeated Sevilla 4-0
  • This is Chelsea's 10th quarter-final in the competition. They have progressed in seven of the previous nine
  • Chelsea have reached the Champions League quarter-final without losing a game for only the second time. 2007/08 was the other when they went on to lose the final in Moscow
  • The loss at Bayern Munich last season was our the Blues' only defeat in 15 European away matches (11 wins, three draws)
  • Chelsea's record against Portuguese clubs is 10 wins, one draw, and two defeats. Away from home the Blues have won three, drawn one and lost two (both to Porto)
  • Chelsea have won all three knockout games against Portuguese sides; Porto in 2006/07 and Benfica 2011/12 (both in the Champions League quarter-finals) and the Europa League final against Benfica in 2013
  • Chelsea are looking to win five consecutive away games in the Champions League proper for the first time since a run of five between September 2003 and April 2004
  • Chelsea are unbeaten in this season’s Champions League
  • Only Man City (one) have conceded fewer goals in the Champions League this term than Chelsea (two)

Porto stats

  • This is Porto's seventh appearance in the Champions League quarter-finals
  • Porto have not won a last-eight tie since claiming their second European Cup under Jose Mourinho in 2004
  • They have lost the last three to Man Utd in 2009, Bayern Munich in 2015, and Liverpool in 2019
  • Only Real Madrid and Barcelona (both 25) have appeared in more Champions League campaigns than Porto (24)
  • Porto have lost three of their past 10 home Champions League matches, winning five of them
  • Porto's record in two-legged ties with English clubs is three wins and nine defeats
  • They have only lost to Real Madrid more times (six) in the Champions League than they have against Chelsea (five)

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