LIV vs ATL Dream11: Liverpool will have to orchestrate another comeback in Europe as they look to keep the defence of their UEFA Champions League title alive when they host Atletico Madrid at Anfield on Wednesday night (IST). Saul Niguez's fourth-minute header separated both the teams in the first leg. Liverpool, meanwhile, failed to register a shot on target in that match.
Host: Liverpool Visitors: Atletico Madrid Competition: UEFA Champions League Match Venue: Anfield Capacity: 54,074 Match Timing: March 12, @01:30 AM
LIV vs ATL Dream11 Football Team Prediction – Odds checker:
Liverpool to win: 1.55 (9/25), Probability to happen: 73.53% Atletico Madrid to win: 6.50 (8/1), Probability to happen: 11.11% Draw: 3.90 (7/2), Probability to happen: 22.22%
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Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid Team News:
Liverpool Team News:
Club captain Jordan Henderson has been declared fit to play this game. The England player of the season hasn't played since pulling a hamstring in the first leg three weeks ago. But he returned to full training on Monday and is set to lead his team at Anfield.
Andy Robertson will also be ready to start the game. The former Hull City left-back was left out of the squad at the weekend's game against Bournemouth with James Milner deputizing for him. He is fit for this game.
First-choice goalkeeper Alisson is also out of this game due to an injury he suffered in the training. Adrian will start in goal for Liverpool as a result.
Xherdan Shaqiri and Nathaniel Clyne remain sidelined and won't feature,
Liverpool key players:
Mohamed Salah: He is Liverpool‘s leading goal scorer this season and is also the most in-form player as well. He has seven goals and an assist in the last eight games.
Sadio Mane: His pace and the ability to take on defenders will be crucial as Atletico are expected to defend in numbers.
Roberto Firmino: Without a goal at Anfield this season. But he is unique in other aspects and remains an irreplaceable part of this team.
Jordan Henderson: Liverpool's unbeaten run ended in his absence. He is well and truly one of the best players in this Liverpool now.
Liverpool's wingers and centre-back Virgil Van Dijk will be crucial for the team's cause as well.
Atletico Madrid team news:
Atletico Madrid have a clean bill of health ahead of this game, with no player missing from this game due to either injury or suspension concerns.
Thomas Lemar returned to the team for the first time since hobbling off the pitch in the first leg.
Young Portuese winger Joao Felix is also back to full fitness and is available for selection.
Atletico Madrid key players:
Alvaro Morata: Atletico's leading scorer this season with seven goals.
Angel Correa: he has exceeded the expectations and did well when the likes of Morata and Costa were missing from the squad due to injuries. He has six assists and five goals this season.
Joao Felix: One of the most gifted players in this team.