Jurgen Klopp’s aspect underwhelmed in Valdebebas as Vinicius Jr uncovered the failings within the Reds’ creaking defence, scoring twice within the 3-1 victory. Mohamed Salah’s second-half away purpose did deliver Liverpool a glimmer of hope, whereas they may be capable to draw confidence from their well-known comeback towards Barcelona two years in the past.
Liverpool are hardly the identical outfit now, although, with the membership presently languishing in sixth within the Premier League desk. However they’ve now gained their final three top-flight matches in succession, considerably elevating spirits on the membership.
Trent Alexander-Arnold, who was at fault for considered one of Madrid’s objectives within the first leg, scored a panoramic last-gasp winner towards Aston Villa in a 2-1 victory at Anfield.
Right here is every part you might want to know forward of tonight’s tie:
When is it?
The match will kick off at 8pm BST on Wednesday 14th April.
How can I watch it?
The fixture will air stay on BT Sport. Subscribers may also stream the motion stay on the broadcaster’s web site and app.
What’s the crew information?
Liverpool stay severely depleted at centre-back with Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip all long-term absentees. Meaning Ozan Kabak is prone to begin alongside Nat Phillips. Curtis Jones is a doubt after lacking Liverpool’s victory towards Villa as a result of a muscle challenge.
Madrid are additionally in need of defensive choices, with Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane and Dani Carvajal all dominated out. So as to add to their woes, makeshift right-back Lucas Vazquez suffered an harm throughout Madrid’s victory within the Clasico, whereas Federico Valverde and Eden Hazard are each anticipated to overlook out, too.
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Kabak, Robertson; Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Milner; Salah, Firmino, Mane
Actual Madrid: Courtois; Odriozola, Nacho, Militao, Mendy; Casemiro, Kroos, Modric; Asensio, Benzema, Vinicius Jr
Regardless of Liverpool’s tendency to rise to the massive event, their long-standing harm points and insecurity might imply one other heroic comeback is past them. With the Reds’ defence decidedly susceptible, Madrid will all the time be harmful and a purpose would possibly but be sufficient to clinch the tie on mixture. Liverpool 2-1 Madrid (3-4 agg.)