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Liverpool vs Real Madrid predicted lineup, team news, Injury update, and prediction.



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Liverpool vs Real Madrid predicted lineup, team news, Injury update, and prediction UEFA Champions League 

Liverpool will look to overturn a two-goal deficit when they host Real Madrid in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie at Anfield on Wednesday.

Real Madrid dominated the Reds in the first leg and capped off a glorious week with a 2-1 win over bitter rivals Barcelona in El Clasico.

Los Blancos have been in great form and are favourites to make it to the semi-finals over Liverpool, whose season is starting to get increasingly forgettable.

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meanwhile, Liverpool came back from a goal down to defeat Aston Villa 2-1 in the Premier League. A comeback against an in-form Real Madrid in the second leg will require much more.

They have also been poor at home of late and their win against Villa was their first at Anfield since December 16.

Jurgen Klopp and Trent Alexander-Anord

All Eyes will be on Jurgen Klopp and his team to give Real Madrid a fight. ( Photo by Getty Images)

Liverpool vs Real Madrid Head-to-Head

Liverpool and Real Madrid have squared off seven times till date. Real Madrid have won four matches while Liverpool have won three. The last time these two sides met was last week when Real Madrid won the match 3-1.

Liverpool form guide: W-W-W-L-W

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Real Madrid form guide: W-W-W-W-W

Liverpool vs Real Madrid Team News

Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, and Joel Matip have been out for a while now. Jordan Henderson will also miss out through injury. Liverpool’s second-choice goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher is a doubt after suffering an abdominal injury a few weeks ago.

Curtis Jones and Divock Origi are both doubts as well.

Injuries: Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Joel Matip, Jordan Henderson

Doubtful: Caoimhin Kelleher, Curtis Jones, Divock Origi

Suspension: None

Real Madrid

Eden Hazard is likely to miss out once again as he continues to recover from a muscle injury. Dani Carvajal will be assessed before the game but is likely to not be available.

Lucas Vazquez was forced off the pitch after spraining his anterior cruciate ligament in El Clasico and has been reported to miss the rest of the season. Their experience center-back Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane are both sidelined.

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Injuries: Sergio Ramos, Raphael Varane, Lucas Vazquez

Doubtful: Dani Carvajal, Eden Hazard

Suspension: None

Vinicius Jr.

Vinicius Junior was the star man for Real Madrid in the first leg against Liverpool. (Photo by Getty Images)

Liverpool vs Real Madrid Predicted Lineups

Liverpool Predicted XI (4-3-3): Alisson Becker; Andrew Robertson, Ozan Kabak, Nathaniel Phillips, Trent Alexander-Arnold; Fabinho, Georginio Wijnaldum, Thiago Alcantara; Sadio Mane, Diogo Jota, Mohamed Salah

Real Madrid Predicted XI (4-3-3): Thibaut Courtois; Ferland Mendy, Nacho, Raphael Varane, Alvaro Odriozola; Casemiro, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos; Marco Asensio, Vinicius Junior, Karim Benzema.

Liverpool vs Real Madrid Prediction

Liverpool have struggled in front of goal, but they will likely score 1or more goal against Madrid with an inexperienced backline.

Real Madrid talisman Karim Benzema has been in good form and will fancy his chance against the Reds have not scored in the first leg.

Prediction: Liverpool 2-1 Real Madrid