Liverpool will welcome Atletico Madrid to Anfield in their second leg of the Champions League tie of the round of 16 as the Reds seek to overturn their 1-0 defeat against Diego Simeone’s men in the opening fixture.

TEAM NEWS:

LIVERPOOL:
Jordan Henderson is doubtful for this clash but the could be hastened back for this clash after he limped off in the first leg of the encounter.

Henderson has since then missed four games for the Reds with two games ending in a defeat, against Watford in the Premier League and Chelsea in the FA Cup.

Andrew Robertson is also doubtful as well after the defender miss the clash against Bournemouth in the Premier League.

Liverpool will be without Alisson Becker and Adrian is expected to deputies for the Brazilian shot-stopper.

ATLETICO MADRID:
The visitors might miss the service of Kieran Trippier, the English defender suffered a knock against Sevilla in the La Liga in their last time out.

HEAD TO HEAD:
The meeting at Anfield will be the sixth time both teams will meet, with Liverpool winning just once in the last five meetings.
Atletico Madrid has a better head to head record against Liverpool.

RECENT FORM

LIVERPOOL:
The Reds are not in their best form at the moment, having seen their unbeaten run came to an end against Watford and also went awn to crash out in the FA Cup against Chelsea and managed a scrappy win over Bournemouth in their last time out.
Liverpool needed to come from behind to secure the three points.

ATLETICO MADRID:
Diego Simeone’s men are gradually finding their rhythm at this point of the season after they struggled main consistency in La Liga this season.

Though injury has taken a toll on the team this season and their performance was greatly affected in the domestic scene and the Champions League.

POSSIBLE LINEUPS

LIVERPOOL:
Adrian; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane

ATLETICO MADRID:
Oblak; Trippier, Savic, Felipe, Renan Lodi; Saul Niguez, Partey, Koke, Joao Felix; Correa, Morata.

PREDICTION:
Liverpool 2-1 Atletico Madrid.

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