UEFA Champions League 2023 Porto – Inter Facts & Statistics | Champions League

Porto faces Inter Milan in a narrow second leg match from the round of 16 of the Champions League. The Italian team has a slight advantage thanks to Romelu Lukaku’s goal in Italy.

Inter goalkeeper Andre Onana and his counterpart Porto Diogo Costa made a good save in the first leg in the San Siro before the guests lost Ottavio, who received a second yellow card 12 minutes from the end, and Lukaku, who entered the match, scored the goal. The winning goal in the 86th minute.

Porto have reached the quarter-finals in two of the past four seasons. Coach Sergio Conceicao, an Inter player of two years, will seek to outpace his former club to take the Portuguese club to their eighth UEFA Champions League quarter-final on aggregate.

Inter has not reached the knockout stages since 2010/11, but it qualified for the knockout stages for the second consecutive season, as it finished second in Group C, eight points behind Bayern Munich, but three points behind Barcelona. Meanwhile, Porto recovered from its first two defeats to win the next quadruple and snatch the top of Group B from Club Brugge.

This is Inter’s 200th C1 match. Intrust is the fifteenth club to reach this total.

previous meetings

The previous four meetings between the two clubs came in 2005, with Inter winning the Champions League last 16. The first leg in Porto ended 1-1, with Obafemi Martins opening goal in the 24th minute at the hands of Ricardo Costa within the hour. Adriano’s double (6th, 63rd) gave Inter Milan two goals, and Jorge Costa halved Porto’s deficit. The 69th minute, before Adriano completed his hat-trick three minutes before the end.

Inter then lost 5-0 on aggregate to Milan in the quarter-finals.

The two teams were also in direct confrontation in the group stage the following season, with Porto winning 2-0 at home in the third round thanks to an own goal from Marco Materazzi (22) and Benny McCarthy (35).

Porto also opened the scoring in Milan in the fourth round, and Hugo Almeida gave them the lead in the 16th minute, before Julio Cruz’s brace (75 and 82) tipped the match in favor of Inter.

These three points made Inter superior by six points in Group Eight, with 13 points, with Porto trailing by five points, and this victory over the Nerazzurri was the only victory for Portoans.

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Pepe came on late in Porto’s 3-1 defeat by Inter in 2004/05 and played 180 minutes of the following season’s matches between the two clubs.

about the difference


Porto is making its 26th appearance in the Champions League, level with Bayern and one championship behind Barcelona and Real Madrid in the competition. The Dragons have participated in 11 of the past 12 seasons.

In 2021/22, Conceição’s side finished third in their group behind Liverpool and Atletico Madrid, with just one win from their six matches. It was the first time that Porto had failed to exit their Champions League group since 2015/16.

So the Dragons reached the Europa League last season, beating Lazio in the knockout stages (2-1, 2-2) but losing to Lyon in the Round of 16 (0-1, 1-1).

Conceição’s side won La Liga and the Portuguese Cup in 2021/22 – Porto’s ninth double and second in three seasons.

Porto started the season with a 2–1 defeat against Atlético – all three goals came in extra time, a first in the UEFA Champions League – before losing 4–0 at home to Club Brugge. The Portuguese rebounded with home (2-0) and away (3-0) wins over Bayer Leverkusen and reversed the situation against Club Brugge with a 4-0 away win before edging the Belgian champions with a 2-1 home win. against Atleti.

The matchday 6 win was Porto’s 12th in their last 26 Champions League matches (D3 L12).

The second round loss to Club Brugge was only Porto’s third in their last 14 home matches in the Champions League group stage, with ten wins in that period.

Porto have now reached the last 16 or better in seven of their last ten Champions League group stage matches.

Porto’s overall record in the Round of 16 is 5 eliminations and 7 eliminations. The Doro side have won just three of their last seven meetings, although they have won their last two, both against Italian opponents after extra time: Roma in 2018/19 (1-2, 3-1) and Juventus in 2020/21 ( 2-1, 2-3).

With the loss of the first leg against Inter, Porto’s record in 39 games against Italian rivals is 12 wins, 11 draws and 16 losses. Indoors, it has a record of 8 wins, 6 draws, and 4 losses, with wins in the last four encounters.

The Dragons’ record in home and away knockout matches against Italian teams is 8 qualifiers and 4 qualifiers. They’ve won the last three.

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Porto have lost both European Cup finals to Serie A teams – 2-1 to Juventus in the 1984 European Cup Winners’ Cup and 1-0 to AC Milan in the 2003 UEFA Super Cup.

Porto qualified only five times after losing in the first leg of the UEFA Championship. The Dragons have also lost five out of their six double ties as they lost 1-0 away from home, most recently in a 4-1 penalty shootout loss to Schalke 04 in the Round of 16 2007/08 Champions League Final (1-0 at home). Their only success was against Vitkovice in the second round of the 1986/87 season in the first season (3-0 at home).

Porto’s record in three UEFA penalty shootouts is 1 win, 2 losses: 3-5 against Sampdoria, 1994/95 European Cup Winners’ Cup quarter-final 8-7 Caldas, 2004 European/South American Cup 1-4 against Schalke, 2007/ 08 UEFA Champions League Round of 16


This is the Nerazzurri’s 16th Champions League campaign and their fifth consecutive season, the longest streak of ten consecutive seasons between 2002/03 and 2011/12.

Inzaghi’s team ended the club’s streak of three consecutive eliminations in the group stage last season, finishing second after Real Madrid in Group D. time since 2011/12.

Inter’s season ended in the first knockout round, despite a 1-0 win over Liverpool in the second leg, the damage was done with a 2-0 defeat in the opening match in Milan.

This season, Inter’s season started in Group C and ended with a 2-0 defeat against Bayern, but the team was undefeated between these two defeats, picking up ten points, four of which were decisive against Barcelona (1-0, 3-3) and finished the match successfully 4- 0 at home against Viktoria Plzen in the fifth round.

AC Milan has reached the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League for the twelfth time.

Inter’s record in the round of 16 is 4 qualifiers and 5 qualifiers, with all qualifiers coming in the last seven double ties. Inter were second in Serie A in 2021/22, finishing two points behind local rivals AC Milan.

The win against Pilsen was only Inter’s fifth in their last 15 home matches in the Champions League (D5 L5), although four of them have come in their last six. This is Inter’s first match against a Portuguese club since the group stage in the 2006/2007 Champions League, when they lost 1-0 at Sporting Lisbon, but won at home with the same score.

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Their last win against a Portuguese club, in 2006/07, made Inter’s home winning streak against the Portuguese visitors six matches. A 0–0 draw with Boavista in the first round of the 1991–92 UEFA Cup was the only one of ten home matches against Portuguese clubs that they failed to win. Inter have won 11 out of 20 matches against Portuguese clubs and have five draws.

The Nerazzurri have not faced a Portuguese team in a knockout match since beating Porto in 2004/05. They haven’t faced the Portuguese side in a knockout match since beating Porto in 2004/05.

Inter won the European Cup for the second time by defeating rivals Porto Benfica 1-0 in the 1965 final at the San Siro.

Inter have qualified 39 out of 45 times after winning at home in UEFA competition, most recently against CFR Cluj in the Round of 16 of the 2012/13 UEFA Europa League (2-0, 3-0). The Nerazzurri went out 10 out of 11 after winning 1-0 at home, the last of which came against CSKA Moskva in the quarter-finals of their campaign to win the UEFA Champions League in the 2009-2010 season (1-0).

Inter’s only exit came after winning 1-0 at home on penalties against Aston Villa in the first round of the 1994/95 UEFA Cup.

Inter’s record four penalties in UEFA is two wins and two losses: 5-4 against Celtic, 1971/72 European Cup semi-final 3-4 against Aston Villa, 1994/95 UEFA Cup first round 5-3 against Grazer AIK 1996/97 UEFA Cup Second Round 1-4 vs Schalke 04 1996/97 UEFA Cup Final

We know each other…

Inzaghi and Conceicao won the Italian League double 1999/2000 with Lazio and another cup in 2003/2004 after Conceicao joined the Romanian club.

Conceicao, who also played in Serie A with Parma in 2000/01, was an Inter player from 2001 to 2003, 65 appearances in all competitions (two goals). He started both elimination matches against Milan in the 2002/03 Champions League semi-finals (0-0, 1-1).

Conceicao’s assistant, Rui Barros, played in Italy for Juventus between 1988 and 1990. He has played in Italy: Ivan Marcano (Roma 2018/19)

Marcano was part of the Rubin Kazan side that drew 2-2 at Internazionale in the 2012/13 UEFA Europa League group stage.

Played together: Edin Dzeko and Ivan Marcano (Roma 2018/19)

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