Jose Mourinho believes his former side Porto can pull off a shock Champions League upset against Liverpool due to the Reds' heated title race with Manchester City.
Liverpool knocked the Portuguese side out of Europe's biggest club competition last season after a convincing 5-0 win at the Estadio do Dragao in the first leg. The Reds were then able to rest some key players for the return leg of the fixture en route to their first Champions League final since 2007.
Liverpool are currently atop the Premier League table but have played one more match than Manchester City, who are keen on becoming the first back-to-back champions in over a decade.
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"Liverpool have absolutely fantastic individual quality, but they are disputing the league title which means that they will not rest players in the previous game or between the two games."
The Reds were able to rotate their squad between competitions last year, with the Citizens
The Reds travel to St Mary's Stadium to take on Southampton in the Premier League on Friday before their much-anticipated quarter-final clash with Porto on Tuesday 9 April.
Source : 90min