Atletico Madrid and Liverpool FC are again facing each other in the group stages of the champions league. Liverpool FC is looking for the rematch of their infamous round-of-16 tie from the 2019/20 edition of the tournament, where a stunning 2-3 win for Atletico at Anfield knocked Liverpool out of the tournament. Liverpool FC is looking to register their first win against Atletico Madrid. So read the full match preview, possible lineups, and Dream11 team prediction of Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool FC in our Fantasy Sports exclusive article. This preview will also help you to build your UCL Fantasy league team as well.
Date – 20/10/2021
Time – 12.30 am (IST)
Venue – Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid
Where to watch in India – Sony Network and Jio TV.
Referee – Daniel Siebert (Germany)
Assistant referees – Rafael Foltyn (Germany)
Lasse Koslowski (Germany)
Diego Simeone's side is all prepared to face Liverpool. Their amazing Champions League run continues after their draw against Porto and a 2-1 win over AC Milan. Atletico Madrid is sitting at number 5 in La Liga as they had quite an average start to the league, winning 5 out of their 8 games. Their confidence is pretty high as they recently beat Barcelona with a score of 2-0. Their game against Granada has been postponed which gave them extra days to prepare for the UCL clash. Players to look out for such as Suarez, Felix, Oblak, and Lemar are looking in Chrisp form due to their involvement in recent matches. So make sure to look out for these players in your fantasy team
Stefan Savic is the only player sitting out this match.
Matheus Cunha and Jose Gimenez are injured at the moment and have been ruled out of this fixture.
Marcos Llorente is looking doubtful to start. But according to reports, he is fine enough to be in the starting line-up for today's match.
2-0 win against Barcelona
1-2 win against AC Milan
1-0 defeat against Deportivo Alavés
2-1 win against Getafe
0-0 draw against Athletic Club Bilbao
Jürgen Klopp's side is in a fierce form in both UCL and the premier league. Their recent game against AC Milan and Porto ended in Liverpool's favor. The team took down AC Milan to a close 3-2 win at Anfield and left Porto in shambles after defeating them 5-1 on their home ground. Liverpool FC is looking in high confidence as they are the only unbeaten team in both the leagues. They are looking to keep their win streak alive. Players to look out for are the likes of Firmino, Salah, and Mane as the front 3 played an important part in their recent 5-0 win against Watford with Firmino scoring a hattrick. These players will be an advantage to have in your Dream11 team.
Liverpool will have all their players available without anyone being suspended.
Thiago Alcantara and Harvey Elliott are set to miss this fixture due to their long-term injuries.
Curtis Jones is recovering from his latest injury and is looking in a good shape, but looks very doubtful that he will start.
5-0 win against Watford
2-2 draw against Manchester City
5-1 win against FC Porto
3-3 draw against Brentford
3-0 win against Norwich
Atletico Madrid: 2
Liverpool FC: 0
The last time they met was in the round of 16 in the 2019/20 season, with both matches in favor of Atletico Madrid.
Oblak; Trippier, Felipe, Giménez, Hermoso, Carrasco; Llorente, Koke, Lemar; João Félix, Luis Suárez
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Keïta, Fabinho, Henderson; Salah, Jota, Mané