Arsenal vs. Porto live score, result, updates, highlights, lineups from UEFA Champions League Round of 16

Arsenal must overturn a 1-0 deficit when they host Porto in the UEFA Champions Round of 16 at Emirates Stadium.

Galeno scored a brilliant winner in stoppage time to compound a listless showing from Mikel Arteta’s side in the first leg — one very much at odds with the free-scoring recent form that has propelled the Gunners to the top of the Premier League.

They are seeking to avoid a seventh consecutive exit in the first knockout round, with Arsenal’s 2009/10 defeat to Barcelona marking the previous occasion that they featured in the quarterfinals.

Sergio Conceicao’s Porto are third in the Primeira Liga behind Sporting CP and Benfica but are riding high having hammered rivals Benfica 5-0 since their win over Arsenal.

The Sporting News is following Arsenal vs. Porto live, providing score updates, commentary and highlights as they happen.

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Arsenal vs Porto live score

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Projected lineups:

Arsenal (4-3-3, right to left): Raya (GK) — White, Saliba, Gabriel, Kiwior — Rice, Jorginho, Odegaard — Saka, Havertz, Trossard.

Porto (4-2-3-1, right to left): Costa (GK) — Mario, Pepe, Otavio, Wendell — Valera, Gonzalez — Conceicao, Pepe, Galeno — Evanilson.

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Arsenal vs Porto live updates, highlights, and commentary

1 hr before kickoff: To put it into some context, the last time Arsenal reached the Champions League quarterfinals, Mikel Arteta was still about a year and a half removed from becoming an Arsenal player. Of course, he went on to become a crowd favourite and club captain before returning as manager. 

“That’s the opportunity that we have, in front of our people and in our stadium,” said of ambitions to end the Gunners’ quarterfinal wait. “For 96 minutes bring your energy, bring your noise and let’s do it together.”

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2 hours before kickoff: Hello and welcome to The Sporting News’ live coverage of Arsenal vs. Porto in the Champions League. Despite nursing a 1-0 deficit the Gunners are favourites to progress. However, this is the Round of 16 in Europe’s premier competition.

Arsenal vs Porto kick off time

This Champions League clash takes place at the Emirates Stadium in London, UK and kicks off on Tuesday, March 12 at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:

  Date Kickoff time
USA Tue, Mar. 12 4:00 p.m. ET
Canada Tue, Mar. 12 4:00 p.m. ET
UK Tue, Mar. 12 8:00 p.m. GMT
India Wed, Mar. 13 1:30 a.m. IST

Arsenal vs Porto lineups, team news

Arteta will recall David Raya to the starting XI after the goalkeeper was ineligible to face his parent club in the 2-1 Premier League weekend win over Brentford.

Gabriel Martinelli hasn’t shaken off a foot injury, while fellow Brazilian Gabriel Jesus could start as Arteta chases goals.

Arsenal (4-3-3, right to left): Raya (GK) — White, Saliba, Gabriel, Kiwior — Rice, Jorginho, Odegaard — Saka, Havertz, Trossard.

Arsenal subs (9): TBC

Porto head coach Sergio Conceicao is likely to still be without key striker Mehdi Taremi due to a thigh strain. No fresh injuries could mean an unchanged starting line up from the first leg.

Porto (4-2-3-1 right to left): Costa (GK) — Mario, Pepe, Otavio, Wendell — Valera, Gonzalez — Conceicao, Pepe, Galeno — Evanilson.

Porto subs (9): TBC

Arsenal vs Porto live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch this Champions League match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

Region TV Streaming
USA Paramount+,
ViX, 
Canada

DAZN

UK TNT Sports 1 discovery+
India JioTV, Sony LIV
Australia Stan Sport

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