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Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid 03/11/2020 Betting Preview, Odds and Soccer Predictions
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Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid 03/11/2020 – The Champions League Knockout Stages continues on Wednesday as defending champions Liverpool welcome Atletico at the famed Anfield. Madrid heads into the game with a 1-0 advantage. For Liverpool, they will be without the support of their home fans. The game will be played on closed doors as a precaution for the coronavirus. Online Betting Sites are favoring Liverpool to progress into the next round and continue their defense of the Champions League trophy.
Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid 03/11/2020
Defending champions Liverpool will need another comeback if they want to advance to the quarterfinals of the Champions League. They are down 1-0 after a lackluster performance against Atletico Madrid in the first leg. This team has plenty of chances in that match. However, they failed to score an equalizer. This could have been a vital away goal. Nevertheless, Jurgen Klopp will have his squad ready with Andy Robertson and Jordan Henderson back to full fitness. However, Liverpool will be without goalkeeper Allison Becker due to a thigh injury. They will have backup Adrian between the post against Atletico. It should be noted that Liverpool has never lost to Atletico Madrid at Anfield in two times they played each other in Europe and the Reds are undefeated at home in the Champions League under Klopp.
Players to Watch: Mohamed Salah (4 goals, 2 assists), Sadio Mane (2 G, 2 A), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (3 G), Roberto Firmino (3 A), Trent Alexander-Arnold (1 A), Adrian (5 saves).
Atletico Madrid played their brand of football in the first leg and it was a success. They head to Liverpool with a 1-0 advantage. A win or a draw will give them a ticket to the next round and eliminate the defending champions. Saul Niguez scored the lone goal in the first leg with Atletico holding on for the win. Diego Simeone will surely have his squad ready. They need to play another defensive game to limit the attack of Liverpool.
Simeone will also have a full squad heading into Anfield with Joao Felix back after missing the first leg. However, striker Alvaro is doubtful due to an injury but he made the trip to England. It should be noted that Atletico is progressed to the next round of the Champions League four out of five times after winning the first leg. They only failed to advance last season when they blew a 2-0 lead to Juventus.
Players to Watch: Alvaro Morata (2 G), Joao Felix (2 G), Thomas Partey (1 G, 1 A), Saul Niguez (1 G), Renan Lodi (1 A), Jan Oblak (4 clean sheets).
Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid Betting Numbers
The Champions League is back with Liverpool hosting Atletico Madrid at an empty Anfield on Wednesday for their Round of 16-second leg. Liverpool is down 1-0 but they have come back from worse deficits. Expect Atletico to play more physical and increase their defensive game. Tops Sports Betting Sites are favoring Liverpool to overcome the 1-0 deficit and eliminate Atletico Madrid.
Moneyline: Liverpool is the safer option to bet on with their moneyline of -225. On the other hand, Atletico has a moneyline of +700 and a draw has a moneyline of +300.
Score Prediction: Liverpool bounces back to get the 2-0 win over Atletico and advance to the quarterfinals.