FC Porto vs. Atletico Madrid - UEFA Champions League - Game Preview - October 1st, 2013

The UEFA Champions League Matchup - FC Porto vs. Atletico Madrid - Team LogosThe Portuguese Liga champions, Porto, will lock horns with Atletico Madrid in the second round of matches in the UEFA Champions League - Group G on Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 at Estadio do Dragao in Porto.

Porto are traditionally strong and this season is no different. They are in first place in the Portuguese Liga after six matches played with five wins and one draw. In the UEFA Champions League, they defeated Austria Vienna 0-1 in the first round of games.

Atletico Madrid are enjoying their best start in club's history so far this season. They have seven wins out of seven games in the Spanish La Liga and most recently they outplayed city rivals Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu with the score of 0-1. In the UCL so far, they defeated Zenit St Petersburg 3-1 at home. With Diego Costa in great form up front and Thibaut Courtois rock solid in front of the net, Atletico are a side to be feared of this season. They even drew twice vs. Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup earlier in the season.

Let's see where the odds are for the upcoming game in Porto:

Porto: 17/10
Draw: 9/4
Atletico Madrid: 8/5

This is a really close match according to the odds. Visitors are the slight favourites. A 100 € bet on Porto could return 170 € in profit, while the same bet on Atletico Madrid could return 160 € in profit.

Diego Costa and David Villa are the favourites to score for the guests at 8/5 each (bet 100 € for a chance to win 160 €), while the Colombian striker, Jackson Martinez is the favourite to score for Porto at 7/4 (bet 100 € for a chance to profit 175 €).

Both teams are undefeated so far this season.

This could be a great match.