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Real Madrid vs Liverpool prediction, team news, Injury update, and Prediction UEFA Champions League.

The UEFA Champions League returns this week with fascinating quarter-finals fixture between 13 times Champions Real Madrid and 2019 winners Liverpool at the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano on Tuesday night.

Both teams have had to endure a season ravaged by injury and will want to make a statement in this encounter.

Liverpool have been far from the last season display that earned them the Premier League title for the first time in over 30 years.

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The Reds have thrived in Europe seeing off RB Leipzig in the round of 16 knock-out stage and will look to continue following their 3-0 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday.

Real Madrid have also not been in their best form in La Liga where they are currently third on the table, failing to go above leaders Atletico Madrid on several occasions. Zinedine Zidane’s side recorded 2-0 home victory over Eibar at the Weekend.

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The UEFA Champions League is a totally different stage for Los Blancos and they will hope to prove that against Liverpool.

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Sergio Ramos is out of the clash with a Calf injury. ( Photo by Getty Images)

Real Madrid vs Liverpool H2H
Real Madrid and Liverpool are on an equal footing when it comes to the all-time head-to-head record and have won three games each out of a total of six games played between the two teams.

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But, Real Madrid have come out on top on the last three meetings between both sides, with 3-1 win over Liverpool in the 2018 finals.

Real Madrid vs Liverpool team News

Real Madrid
Real Madrid Captain Sergio Ramos suffered an injury with Spain during the international break and has been ruled out for this clash.  Dani Carvajal and Federico Valverde have also been left out of Liverpool.  Eden Hazard has made progress in recovering but remains a doubt for this match.

Injured: Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal, Federico Valverde

Doubtful: Eden Hazard

Suspended: None

Liverpool

Liverpool’s defensive crisis continues with Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, and Joel Matip Jordan Henderson, Divock Origi, and Caoimhin Kelleher have all been ruled out of this match.

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Injured: Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Joel Matip, Jordan Henderson, Divock Origi, Caoimhin Kelleher

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema will be Real Madrid’s target man. ( Photo by Getty Images)

Real Madrid vs Liverpool Predicted XI

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

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

Karim Benzema has been sensational for the Spanish giants this season and remains his side’s biggest threat going into this match and Madrid will expect nothing less from their talisman against Liverpool.

Liverpool have found their feet in recent weeks with Diogo Jota’s return from injury giving Jurgen Klopp’s side the much-needed lift.

Predicted Scoreline

Real Madrid 2-1 Liverpool

kick-off Time – 8 pm GMT

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