Liverpool – Atl. Madrid : Preview & Prediction
Liverpool must raise a handicap of a goal (defeat 1-0 in Spain) during this 1 / 8th final return to offer the right to play the 1/4 final of this Champions League. The Reds returned to victory against Bournemouth (2-1) this Saturday after suffering 2 losses at Watford (3-0) and Chelsea (2-0) in the FA Cup. At Anfield Road, in the Champions League, Liverpool has not lost since April 2014 and has managed great performances in the last two seasons against Manchester City (3-0), AS Rome (5-2), PSG (3-2), Naples (1-0 and 1-1), Bayern Munich (0-0) and FC Barcelona (4-0). Atlético Madrid do not shine outside on the European scene and remain on 2 losses on the grounds of Bayer Leverkusen (2-1) and Juventus Turin (1-0). The current Liga 5th will have a hard time knocking down the Premier League leader on his soil. The Colchoneros do not advance in the league since they could not do better than 2 draws in the last two days on the lawn of Espanyol Barcelona (1-1) and against Sevilla FC (2-2) at home this Saturday. The Spanish team will find it difficult to defend its small goal in advance obtained at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Atlético have won only 3 times in their last 11 matches.
The Colchoneros are on a running streak of 2 draws.
Liverpool got the better of Bournemouth this Saturday.
Atlético have lost 3 of their last 4 trips to the Champions League.
Liverpool have won their last 12 games at Anfield Road in all competitions.
Liverpool, solid at Anfield Road, should logically reverse the trend and eliminate a team of Atlético Madrid not very good traveler.
Liverpool – Atl. Madrid : Betting Tips
Liverpool – Win Odds: 1.55
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70