What has been Sporting and Porto's form ahead of this game?
Sporting gets to this clash having lost two of their most recent three games. Their surprising losses againat Vitoria Guimaraes and Tondela have damaged the team's chances of winning the Primeira Liga title, mainly due to the leader's impressive form all season.
Porto has won each and everyone of their last 18 games in all comps. The Dragons' last loss took place in October, when Benfica defeated the league leaders on October 7. Porto has won six out of their seven away games in Portugal's top flight, with their only loss being the aforementioned one against the Eagles.
What is the current position of Sporting and Porto in the Primeira Liga?
Sporting enters this game in fourth place of the Primeira Liga. The Lions have dropped in the Portuguese league's standings in favor of Benfica, who climbed to third place last weekend. Sporting is the third-best team in the goalscoring department with 33 goals.
Porto sits at the top spot in the Portuguese top flight, with 14 wins in sixteen games. The Dragons have the best defensive unit in the Portuguese tournament, having allowed only ten goals. If that was not enough, Sergio Conceicao's team is ranked second in the goalscoring department, having found the back of the net 34 times.
Sporting vs Porto - Head-to-head stats
Sporting is unbeaten against Porto in their six recent meetings at José Alvalade Stadium (four wins, two draws).
Porto's last win against Sporting at José Alvalade Stadium took place over ten years ago (2-1 on October 5, 2008).
The last league game between these teams at Sporting's stadium ended in a goalless draw.
Sporting defeated Porto in their most recent meeting in all competitions (1-0 on April 18, 2018).
Sporting vs Porto - Injuries and suspensions
Sporting - Injured: Rodrigo Battaglia. Suspended: Marcos Acuña.
Porto - Injured: Vincent Aboubakar, Bruno Costa. Doubtful: Otávio. Unavailable: Pepe.
Broadcast info: Sporting vs Porto
In Portugal: Antena 1 - RTP, Sport TV1.
In the U.S.: GOLTV, GolTV Español.
In Mexico: ESPN Play Norte, ESPN 2 Norte.
In Argentina: ESPN Play Sur.
Sporting CP vs Porto Broadcast Information
Stadium: Estádio José Alvalade (Lisboa)
Netherlands: Ziggo Sport 14, Ziggo Sport Extra, Ziggo Sport Select
Portugal: Antena 1 - RTP, Sport TV1
United States: fuboTV, GOLTV, GolTV Espanol