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| On Sep 15, 2021 8:30 PM IST

LIV vs MIL Dream11 Team Prediction Tips For Liverpool vs Milan Champions League Live Score 16 September


LIV vs MIL Dream11: Liverpool host AC Milan in a mouth-watering match at Anfield. The two European powerhouses have been involved in some pulsating clashes over the years. The Reds finished third in the league last year behind the two Manchester clubs. They have begun the new campaign in good form, winning three of their four matches convincingly.

Meanwhile, AC Milan have a 100% record in their three games. The Rossoneri finished second last year behind arch-rivals Inter Milan. Group B is by all accounts the Group of Death as it also features Atletico Madrid and FC Porto.

Date: 16 September, Thursday
Kick-Off: 00:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Anfield

Champions League Table (Group A)

This is the first game of the campaign.

WATCH Champions League Live

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Recent Form
Liverpool: WDWWW

Head to Head 

Liverpool have won two of the last four fixtures while AC Milan have won once. One game ended in a thrilling 3-3 draw.

Today Match Prediction Details

Liverpool News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Roberto Firmino, Neco Williams, and Harvey Elliott are injured.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Liverpool will lineup in their usual 4-3-3 formation.
  • A Becker should be starting in goal.
  • V van Dijk, J Matip, Andrew Robertson and T Alexander-Arnold are expected to be the back four.
  • J Henderson, Fabinho, and T Alcantara will hold the midfield.
  • M Salah, D Jota, and S Mane auto pick themselves in the front three.

Liverpool Starting XI (likely)

Alisson Becker
Trent Alexander-Arnold
Virgil van Dijk
Joel Matip
Andrew Robertson
Jordan Henderson
Thiago Alcantara
Mohamed Salah
Diogo Jota
Sadio Mane

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AC Milan News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Rade Krunic, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Tiemoue Bakayoko will not feature in this game due to injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • AC Milan will lineup in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
  • M Maignan should be starting in goal.
  • T Hernandez, F Tomori, S Kjaer, and D Calabria could be the back four.
  • S Tonali and F Kessie could partner in midfield.
  • A Florenzi and R Leao will start out wide with B Diaz behind stiker A Rebic.

AC Milan Starting XI (likely)

Mike Maignan
Theo Hernandez
Fikayo Tomori
Simon Kjaer
Davide Calabria
Sandro Tonali
Franck Kessie
Brahim Diaz
Ante Rebic
Alessandro Florenzi
Rafael Leao

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Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Mohammed Salah is the standout captaincy option in this fixture. He is in great form, scoring goals for fun in the league.

Games Played in UCL Last Season 10
Goals 6
Assists 1
Pass Accuracy 76
Chances Created 8
Interceptions 5
Tackles 6
Clean Sheets 3

Sadio Mane has been getting a host of chances to score. He can deliver handsome points if he packs his shooting boots tonight.

Games Played in UCL Last Season 10
Goals 3
Assists 1
Pass Accuracy 75
Chances Created 4
Interceptions 3
Tackles 5
Clean Sheets 3

Differential Pick

Trent Alexander Arnold completes our trio of captaincy picks from Liverpool. The marauding right-back has been playing much forward this season and has created the most chances in the league.

Games Played in UCL Last Season 8
Goals 0
Assists 2
Pass Accuracy 72
Chances Created 18
Interceptions 12
Tackles 10
Clean Sheets 5

LIV vs MIL Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – M Maignan
Defenders – T Alexander-Arnold, V van Dijk, A Robertson, D Calabria
Midfielders – S Mane, S Tonali, F Kessie
Forwards – M Salah, D Jota, B Diaz

Likely Winner:

  • Liverpool and AC Milan have only met twice in Europe, with both meetings taking place in the UEFA Champions League final. In 2005, the Reds triumphed 3-2 on penalties before falling 1-2 in regulation time in 2007.
  • Liverpool have gone winless in the previous two seasons, drawing 1-1 with Napoli in 2019/20 and losing 0-2 to Atalanta in 2020/21, after winning six of their first seven home games against Italian teams in European play (L1).
  • AC Milan has only won one of their past 13 games in European play against English opponents (D4 L8), with the lone success coming against Arsenal in February 2012. Surprisingly, all but one of the 13 games in this streak have occurred in the UEFA Champions League or UEFA Europa League’s Round of 16 stage.
  • Liverpool are slight favorites to win this game.

Liverpool: 8/15
AC Milan: 37/5

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Devashish Pant

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