Liverpool and Atletico Madrid will lock horns on Wednesday at Anfield in the return leg of their 1/8 final tie in the Champions League. The Reds failed to score in Spain and Atletico will know that a single goal will vastly improve their chances of reaching the next stage.
Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Liverpool||Loss||1 W/ 3 D/ 3 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 1 L|
|Atletico Madrid||Win||3 W/ 3 D/ 1 L||1 W/ 2 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 18.02.2020 Champions League: Atletico Madrid – Liverpool 1:0; Saul Niguez 4’
Last game at this venue: 29.04.2010 Europa League: Liverpool – Atletico Madrid 2:1 (AET); Alberto Aquilani 44’, Yossi Benayoun 95’; Diego Forlan 103’
Worth mentioning: Liverpool lost with 1:0 their visit to Wanda Metropolitano three weeks ago and the history is on Atletico’s side in this Champions League tie. The Reds needs to score at least two goals if they are to avoid extra-time and eventual penalties, but in the seven meetings between the two teams in the history the home sides never managed to score more than one. Another historical fact against Liverpool is that Atletico have always scored when visiting Anfield. Only one of the last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while just two witnessed goals at both ends.
Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid Stats
|As of 09.03||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Liverpool||Win||6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L||5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Atletico Madrid||Draw||3 W/ 5 D/ 2 L||0 W/ 3 D/ 2 L|
Last game Liverpool: 07.03.2020 Premier League: Liverpool – Bournemouth 2:1; Mohamed Salah 25’, Sadio Mane 33’; Callum Wilson 9’
Top performers Liverpool: Mohamed Salah 20 goals 6 assists, Sadio Mane 16 goals 7 assists, Roberto Firmino 8 goals 7 assists.
Next game Liverpool: 16.03.2020Premier League: Everton – Liverpool
Last game Atletico Madrid: 07.03.2020 La Liga: Atletico Madrid – Sevilla 2:2; Alvaro Morata 32’(penalty), Joao Felix 36’; Luuk de Jong 19’, Lucas Ocampos 43’(penalty)
Top performers Atletico Madrid: Alvaro Morata 11 goals 1 assist, Angel Correa 6 goals 6 assists, Joao Felix 6 goals 1 assist.
Next game Atletico Madrid: 15.03.2020 La Liga: Athletic Bilbao – Atletico Madrid
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: After two back-to-back defeats, Liverpool returned to winning ways with a 2:1 triumph over Bournemouth at the weekend. No draw has been registered in the Reds last nine outings. Each of the last five Liverpool meetings were won by the teams playing at home, as three of those produced over 2,5 goals and two saw both involved sides to hit the back of the nets. Liverpool were on a streak of keeping clean sheets in six consecutive matches at Anfield, prior to conceding in the last two.
Atletico Madrid and Sevilla finished in a 2:2 draw on Sunday in a La Liga game. Atleti are unbeaten in their last six outings, but are on a run of two back-to-back draws. None of their previous eleven matches was won by the visiting teams. Three of the last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, while four witnessed goals at both ends. Diego Simeone’s understudies failed to win any of the last six away games.
Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid News
Missing players Liverpool: Jordan Henderson, Xherdan Shaqiri and Nathaniel Clyne and Alisson are injured.
Missing players Atletico Madrid: Dario Poveda is injured. Thomas Lemar is under question.
Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid Predictions
Both teams to score & Liverpool to win – 3.75 @ bet365