Atletico Madrid will entertain Liverpool in the Champions round of 16 at the Wanda Metropolitano, here are the details you need to know ahead of the clash in the knockout stage.
Atletico Madrid will be without injured attackers Costa and Joao Felix and Kieran Tripper will also miss the clash against Liverpool.
Liverpool has all his players fit for this clash as Sadio Mane and James Milner are deemed fit for the encounter against Diego Simeone’s men.
HEAD TO HEAD:
This clash will represent the fifth meeting between these two teams in European competition.
Atletico progressed from their Europa League semi-final on away goals in 2010, while the two teams played out two 1-1 draws in the group stages of the 2008-09 Champions League.
ATLETICO MADRID:The Rojiblancos have not been in the best of form and their performances have been hindered by the injuries and lack of squad depth.
They have only one win in their last five outings, two draws, and two defeats.
The Reds have been in solid form in the domestic scene and they are yet to suffer a defeat this season in the Premier League and they top the table conveniently without pressure from their rivals.
Oblak; Arias, Savic, Gimenez, Lodi; Vitolo, Koke, Thomas, Saul; Morata, Correa
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane
PREDICTION:Atletico 1-1 Madrid