Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool: Champions League 2020
Liverpool will visit to Atletico Madrid for their first leg of the Round of 16 match in the Champions league on Tuesday night at 1:45 am NST. Atletico Madrid face a serious challenge to face the defending European Champions. Liverpool has been proved even stronger this season with already 25 points ahead of the second placed in the league table of the Premier League.
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Jurgen Klopp’s side won the Champions League last season at the very same stadium eight months ago and since has stride even better with already winning the Super Cup and Club World Cup. The match Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool in champions league will be one of the big matches of Round of 16.
|When:||Tuesday 18 February|
|Time:||20:00 (GMT) 1:45 am NST(Wednesday)|
|Venue:||Wanda Metropolitno Stadium|
|TV Channel/Live Stream:||sonyliv.com , BT Sport 3|
Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool Champions League Live Stream
In the United States, Turner Sports has acquired the English-language television and streaming rights to both the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches that began with the 2018/19 season and will end after the 2020/21 season. FOX Sports will no longer broadcast the Champions League.
TNT and Univision Deportes (now renamed TUDN) will broadcast the live streaming of all the champions league matches. You can watch Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool Champions League Live Stream online from B/R Live as well as fuboTV (in English and Spanish).
Atletico Mardid does not seem to be in the good form when it will host English giant Liverpool, with just one win from their last seven including the humiliating cup exit. Also the Spain based club has been struggling in the la liga, being in the fourth position in the table.
Atletico Madrid reached the Round of 16 by finishing second in group D behind Juventus. In the journey of Champions league, Atletico Madrid has not struggle much, the biggest upset being against Levurkesen. However, the real problem will be their current form with the long list of their players and inability of the new players to shine.
On the contrary, Liverpool has been in its height and the Klopp’s side has been in the comfortable position throughout the season. They are going to play Atletico Madrid coming victory against Norwich in their last league game and seems it is not yet ready to see the defeat.
They come into the round of 16 having topped the Group E with 13 points just ahead of Napoli. Their one of the only two losses came when it was defeated by Napoli. Liverpool now has already qualified for next year’s champions league.
The previous meetings between Atletico Madrid and Liverpool in Europe is perfectly balanced with one win each and two draws (4 goals each). Of them, the most famous is when Atletico eliminated Liverpool in the Knock out in 2009-10 Europa League semi- final, the tournament which eventually was won by them.
Atletico Madrid is going to more worried with as many as seven players sidelined due to injury that include the big names as Diego Costa, Alvaro Morata, and Jao Felix. Likewise, defenders Kieran Trippier and Jose Gimenez lack in the squad will be troublesome too. Simeone will have the big trouble to fill the space of these players and it is going to very important in order to keep themselves stronger against mighty Liverpool.
On the other hand Liverpool enjoys the availability of most of the players. Mane played the against Norwich and even scored the lone goal. James Milner is fit to play. However, Xherdan Shaqiri and Nathaniel Clyne will not be available for the match and these are only the fitness concerns.
Atletico Madrid Predicted Line up:
Oblak, Arias, Savic, Gimenez, Lodi, Vitolo, Koke, Thomas, Saul, Morata, Correa
Liverpool Predicted Line up:
Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Salah, Firmino, Mane