Preview: Porto v Leicester City

FC Porto can progress to the knockout rounds if they can become the first team to beat Leicester City in the Champions League at Estádio Do Dragão on Wednesday.

Despite their continued struggles in the Premier League, the Foxes remain undefeated in their first European campaign, and are assured of top place in Group G with four wins and one draw.

Their fine form on the continent is a contrast to their domestic results, where just three wins all season has them 16th in the standings. The reigning champions have not won in the their last five league matches, including three defeats.

Porto sit second in the group on eight points, just two ahead of FC Copenhagen, who can sneak into the next round with victory over Club Brugge. While a draw could be enough, the Portuguese side need a win to be certain of their place in the next round.

The Previous clash between these two sides, at the King Power Stadium in late September, saw Leicester emerge as 1-0 victors thanks to a 25th-minute strike from Islam Slimani.

Ahead of the match, City captain Wes Morgan is delighted to head to Portugal with their progression already secured, but wants to make sure they maintain their unbeaten record in the competition.

"It is good to say that we've qualified with a game to spare – we'd have no doubt taken that at the beginning of our campaign, so it's fantastic to be in that position and hopefully we can continue the good work.

"Remaining unbeaten will be a big boost and I'm sure teams will look at us as a big threat, so we definitely want to pick up a result. We'll try our best to do that," Morgan told LCFC TV.

"We want to go there and still put in a good performance to try and get a good result, but at the same time we haven't got the pressure on us of needing to get a win. That's a nice position to be in, so we can go out there and enjoy the game."

In team news, the Foxes will have to make do without goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, who is yet to recover from a fractured hand, but manager Claudio Ranieri will otherwise have a fully-fit squad to choose from.

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