Match Preview: Liverpool 1-0 Atletico Madrid Predictions and Betting Tips, Champions League

Tips & Predictions For Today, March 11, 2020.

League: Champions League – Play Offs – 1/8-finals
Match: 21:00 Liverpool – Atletico Madrid
Tip: Over 1.5 Goals
Odd: 1.36
Bookmaker: Bet365
Match Result: 1:0 LOST

Match Preview

  • Liverpool have a mixed European home record versus Spanish opposition (W6, D7, L5), but they’ve come out on top in four of the most recent six. Furthermore, they’ve progressed in all four two-legged European ties against clubs from Spain, and each of their previous 11 overall against any opposition.
  • The ‘Anfield roar’ is well-known for boosting Liverpool, who perhaps surprisingly, scored over 1.5 first-half Premier League (PL) goals for the first time since December at the weekend. On the continental scene, the ‘Reds’ have qualified on nine of the 12 occasions when they’ve lost the first-leg of a European tie 1-0.
  • Atlético Madrid are six unbeaten in all competitions (W3, D3), but they’ve conceded the first goal in the last three of those inside 25-minutes. Still, they remain tough to beat as only rivals Real Madrid has lost less La Liga fixtures this season. That said, a failure to score on nine (33.33%) of 27 occasions offers some cause for concern.
  • Another worry for Atlético is that they have lost four of their last six European away clashes (W1, D1). However, they have qualified for the next stage on 30 of 38 occasions in which they’ve won the first-leg at home.
  • Players to watch: Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah currently has 70 goals in 100 PL club appearances.
  • Atlético are unbeaten in six in all competitions this season when attacker João Félix has found the net (W5, D1).
  • Stat attack: Liverpool’s last three H2H encounters against Atlético have finished 1-0 after 90 minutes.
  • Each of Liverpool’s last four UCL home wins have seen them score first inside the opening 15 minutes.
  • Atlético have won one of their last nine UEFA Champions League knockout stage away clashes (D2, L6).