Pepe: ‘Porto aim for CL Final’

Porto defender Pepe insists his side will “do everything to win”, as they will “try to reach the Champions League Final” this season.

The 35-year-old and his teammates will face Roma in the first leg of their last-16 tie on Tuesday night, and he is confident they will give everything to try and advance to the next stage.

“The most important thing is our team spirit,” he told reporters.

“We will do everything to win. We’ll all try and and help Porto to continue to win and get to the Final.

“Playing in the Champions League is always great, for me even more because thanks to this team, I have become what I am. I’m happy to play this match with this shirt.”

Both sides will be hoping to take an advantage with them into the second leg, which takes place on March 6.