Liverpool vs Real Madrid predictions, live streaming free as last season’s Champions League finalists meet in the last 16. Liverpool seemingly on their way back, can they take advantage of a Real side who struggled through the group stage?
Familiar foes Liverpool and Real Madrid serve up a repeat of the 2021-22 Champions League final when they renew hostilities at Anfield on Tuesday for the first leg of their last-16 tie.
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Liverpool seem to be improving their form right when they need it the most. They registered two back-to-back wins in the PL in the last two game weeks – against Newcastle, and Everton.
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Bajcetic, Fabinho, Henderson; Salah, Gakpo, Jota
Real Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Rudiger, Alaba; Ceballos, Camavinga, Modric; Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius Jr
Liverpool vs Real Madrid Head-to-head stats
As mentioned, the Royal Whites registered a 1-0 win in the Final of the 2021-22 Champions League, to lift an unprecedented 14th title. They also are unbeaten against this opponent since 2009, and even won five of the last six h2h clashes.
In fact, over the course of their history, the Reds have a single win against this opponent at home – and it came 14 years back in 2009.
Liverpool vs Real Madrid Predictions
- Liverpool won all of their final five group stage games, scoring 16 goals
- The Reds have won 2-0 twice across the last eight days
- Real Madrid have won just one of their last seven UCL visits to English sides (D2 L4)
- The visitors struggled against Leipzig and Shakhtar on the road in the group stage
Liverpool vs Real Madrid Prediction
The Los Blancos are on a four-fixture winning streak, and are also fresh off their triumph in the Club World Cup. Moreover, they are the defending champions of the UCL, and they won the final against this same opponent.
The Reds may have lost out to Real in Paris, but the European champions have only won one of their previous seven away games against English sides in the Champions League (D2 L4).
Real Madrid are fresh off the triumph in the Club World Cup, and will be eager to defend their title in the CL. And note that they are taking on the same opponent whom they defeated in the previous edition of the CL Final.