The prediction of Atletico Madrid and Liverpool comes before the match of the 3rd round of the Champions League. This game will be played on October 19th, at Wanda Metropolitano, Spain. In this match overview, we bring you betting tips and accurate predictions of results based on the analysis of these two sides.
Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool Match Preview and Team News
Atletico Madrid had a free weekend after their La Liga game was postponed and should be well-rested when they host Liverpool in the Champions League. The two are drawn in Group B, with Liverpool in the lead on six points, while Atletico has four. In their last game, Atletico Madrid beat Barcelona 2-0 with former Liverpool forward Luis Suarez scoring one and assisting another. The Uruguayan will for sure be fired up for this game as well, having also scored on international duty. In their last Champions League game, Atletico came from down to beat AC Milan away from home and going to this game, they have just one loss in their opening ten matches of the season. However, they’ve kept just four clean sheets in the ten games, and facing a side in great scoring form as Liverpool will be tough. Joao Felix enjoys the pitch, and when he receives the ball and goes towards the goal, the opponent has problems. He is strong, and it is challenging to keep this guy. Diego Simeone seeks responsibility in every game, and it doesn’t matter who the opponent is. The players have to do their best, which is why he is one of the best coaches in the world.
Liverpool carries to this game a great run; they are unbeaten in their last 20 matches, and in the 11 they’ve played this season, they have eight wins. They go to this game straight from a 5-0 win over Watford in the Premier League, and they carry a very serious attacking threat. The Reds have scored 18 goals in their last five matches, and in the 11 they’ve played this season, they have scored two or more goals in 10. Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino, and Sadio Mane are in red hot form; they’ve scored 13 goals in just the last four matches. Salah has been the most consistent of them, with nine goals in the 11 games this season. He has scored in both opening Champions League matches, a total of three goals. Naby Keita has excellent ball control, he can play in several positions, and every team needs such a player. Sadio Mane plays excellently, he is fast in the one-on-one game, and he is unstoppable.
Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool Predicted Lineups
Atletico Madrid: Oblak, Felipe, Kondogbia, Hermoso, Trippier, De Paul, Koke, Lemar, Carrasco, Suarez, Griezmann.
Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Fabinho, Keita, Salah, Firmino, Mane.
Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool Betting Tips and Predictions
Liverpool is the favorite in this match, they are playing in phenomenal form, and the continuation of the winning streak is expected.
This will be a big fight between these two rivals, and we should expect a goal from both teams. Football fans should enjoy this match and see at least a goal in each net.
Liverpool to win @2.40
BTTS Yes @1.80
Correct score 1:2 @9.00