Porto have a three-point advantage at the top of Group G and if they avoid defeat at home to Dynamo Kyiv they will qualify for the UEFA Champions League knockout rounds.
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FC Porto's third successive UEFA Champions League victory has extended their advantage at the top of Group G to three points and if they avoid defeat in the home game against FC Dynamo Kyiv they will qualify for the knockout rounds.
• As long as they better Chelsea FC's result against Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC, Porto, who are in their 20th group stage campaign, will clinch first place.
• On matchday one, Vitaliy Buyalskiy scored a last-minute equaliser on his UEFA Champions League debut to rescue a 2-2 draw for Dynamo after Vincent Aboubakar had grabbed his second of the night for Porto. Oleh Gusev had put the home side ahead.
• The teams have met on seven occasions, all in the European Cup, and were twice paired in the group stage in recent seasons. They each won away in 2008/09, before Porto prevailed 3-2 at home and drew 0-0 away in 2012/13.
• The lineups at Estádio do Dragão on 24 October 2012 were:
Porto: Helton, Danilo, Maicon, Otamendi, Mangala, Fernando, James Rodríguez (Miguel Lopes 90+2), Lucho González, João Moutinho (Defour 75), Varela (Atsu 64), Jackson Martínez.
Dynamo: Shovkovskiy, Betão, Mikhalik, Khacheridi, Taiwo, Vukojević (Kranjčar 84), Yarmolenko, Garmash, Miguel Veloso, Gusev, Brown.
• Silvestre Varela scored in the 3-2 win, secured by Jackson Martínez's late goal, while Helton also remains in Porto's squad. Andriy Yarmolenko, Yevhen Khacheridi, Buyalskiy, Gusev, Denys Garmash and Niko Kranjčar are still at Dynamo.
• The 1986/87 semi-final was perhaps the teams' most significant tie. Porto won both legs 2-1 en route to claiming the trophy for the first time – they were also crowned in 2003/04.
• Julen Lopetegui's men followed the draw in Kyiv with a 2-1 victory over Chelsea FC and then took maximum points against Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC (2-0 home, 3-1 away).
• They have only lost one of their 13 fixtures against Ukrainian sides – Dynamo's away win in 2008. Their overall record is W7 D5 L1 (W4 D1 L1 home).
• Porto won five and drew one of their six home games (including play-offs) in last season's competition, including a 6-0 defeat of FC BATE Borisov.
• Dynamo have five points, two behind Chelsea and another three behind Porto.
• The win in Israel was Dynamo's first in eight away games in the competition proper – home and away they have recorded only five victories in their last 35 group stage encounters.
• They have played 17 games against Portuguese sides with the record W5 D4 L8 (W2 D1 L5 in Portugal).
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• Antunes twice faced Porto in 2006/07 while with FC Paços de Ferreira and scored against Helton in a 1-1 draw.
• Miguel Veloso played against Porto on ten occasions while with Sporting Clube de Portugal, scoring past Helton in a 3-0 win in 2009/10.
• Have played together:
Veloso and Varela (Portugal)
• Danilo and Maxi Pereira are a booking away from a ban.
• Porto are 20 games unbeaten in all competitions since the 6-1 defeat by Bayern in the second leg of their 2014/15 UEFA Champions League quarter-final.
• The Dragons cruised into the last 16 of the Portuguese Cup on Saturday thanks to Alberto Bueno's first two goals for the club in a comfortable 2-0 win against third-tier SC Angrense – Porto's 400th game in the competition. Sérgio Oliveira made his senior debut.
• Iker Casillas's clean sheet in Spain's 2-0 defeat of England on 13 November was his 100th for his country. He has been capped 165 times.
• Rúben Neves made his senior debut for Portugal in their 1-0 loss to Russia on 14 November.
• André André scored his first international goal as Portugal overcame Luxembourg 2-0 three days later.
• Antunes and Buyalskiy will incur a suspension with their next bookings.
• Dynamo have kept a clean sheet in 16 of their 22 games in all competitions this season.
• Dynamo have won four successive games without conceding in domestic competition since the 3-0 home loss to FC Shakhtar Donetsk on 16 October that ended their 38-match unbeaten run in the Ukrainian Premier League.
• Yarmolenko scored in both legs of Ukraine's victorious UEFA EURO 2016 play-off against Slovenia. Khacheridi, Serhiy Rybalka, Garmash, Serhiy Sydorchuk and Artem Kravets also featured in both matches.