TWO of Portugal’s biggest clubs face off as the Primeira Liga title race hots up.
Both teams are in incredible form but Porto currently have the ascendancy as they lead their rivals by eight points.
What time is kick-off?
THIS clash is all set for Saturday, January 12.
Kick-off is at 3.30pm UK time.
When the sides last met, Sporting came out on top in the Taca de Portugal final.
Which TV channel is Sporting vs Porto on and can I live stream it?
PRIMEIRA Liga coverage in the UK is typically on FreeSports.
However this game will not be televised due to Britain’s Saturday TV blackout which operates from 2.45pm to 5.15pm.
Coverage in Portugal is live on Sport TV.
What is the team news?
League leaders Porto will be missing Otavio, Bruno Costa and Vincent Aboubakar for the clash against their major rivals.
Meanwhile, Sporting Lisbon will be without Bas Dost and Rodrigo Battaglia – yet could see the return of Francisco Geraldes to the squad after he returned to training.