Last season was an unbelievable one for FC Porto.
The Portuguese club managed to win an unprecedented treble, scoring the domestic double as well as the UEFA Europa League. They showed pure class throughout and several players established themselves as world class athletes.
However, with the new season looming, their chase for a repeat of last season will be much more difficult than expected.
Not only have domestic rivals Benfica and Sporting strengthened heavily in the off season, but the loss of star manager Andres Villas Boas to Chelsea will also hit the club hard.
Given all these factors, the race for the 2011/2012 Primeira Liga will be an exciting one and Portuguese teams will also be looking to make a big name for themselves in Europe this season.
Here are 10 bold predictions regarding those upcoming competitions.