Sevilla - Porto Betting Preview: Rojiblancos on the comeback trail yet again

Having overcome a 2-0 first-leg deficit to get past Real Betis in the last round, Al Hain-Cole expects Unai Emery's men to make short work of the Dragoes' one-goal lead
Sevilla will be hoping to pull off another Europa League comeback when they welcome Porto to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan for Thursday's quarter-final second leg.

Unai Emery's men went down 1-0 in Portugal last week but, having overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit in the previous round against Real Betis, they should fancy their chances of coming out on top tonight, at odds of 10/11 (1.91) with Paddy Power.

The visitors have won just one of their five European ties on the road this season but are available at 3/1 (4.00) to seal their place in the last four with a victory this evening.

The Portuguese champions have drawn both of their away legs in this season's Europa League knockouts, and you can get odds of 13/5 (3.60) on them holding their hosts to another stalemate this time out.

Victory at the Dragao came at no small cost for Luis Castro's team, who saw midfield lynchpin Fernando and 23-goal top scorer Jackson Martinez pick up suspensions that rule them out of the trip to Spain.

Those absentees will serve to make a difficult task even more daunting, as they seek to defend their advantage against a home team that have won five of their last six games in front of their own fans.

Considering their last three home games include emphatic 4-1 victories over Real Valladolid and Espanyol plus a memorable 2-1 win over Real Madrid, los Rojiblancos will be extremely confident of overcoming a visiting side that have won just three of their last 15 on the road in all competitions.

With two of their last three trips ending in defeat, odds of 10/11 (1.91) look too good to pass up on Porto coming unstuck once again at an intimidating away ground tonight.

A key reason for Sevilla to remain confident is the form of striker Kevin Gameiro, who has struck eight goals in his last 13 games and looks rather undervalued at 2/1 (3.00) to hit the back of the net for the fifth time in this competition.

Sevilla to win for a 2pt stake at 10/11 (1.91) with Paddy Power
Kevin Gameiro to score anytime for a 1pt stake at 2/1 (3.00) with Paddy Power

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