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    Defour: Porto can still top group despite Atletico defeat
    The Belgium international was disappointed with his side's showing against the Rojiblancos but believes they still have a great chance of progressing to the knockout stages

    BET=Atletico MadridATM£12.5DRAW£60CeltaCEL£100CoralFC Porto midfielder Steven Defour believes that Champions League Group G is still "wide open", despite his side's 2-1 loss to Atletico Madrid.

    Porto took a 16th-minute lead through Jackson Martinez, but the Portuguese champions were unable to build on that advantage as strikes from Diego Godin and Arda Turan saw the visitors emerge victorious.

    However, Defour believes that Zenit St Petersburg's inability to beat Austria Vienna in the group's other game on matchday two handed his side an early reprieve.

    "I think it was a tight game, with Atletico sitting very deep, not allowing us to find space and create opportunities. We were prepared for that kind of strategy,
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