Real Madrid vs Liverpool – Match preview, Team News, lineups, H2H & Match Stats
Two Giants face off as Real Madrid welcome Liverpool at Santiago Bernabéu in a Quarter finals first leg UEFA Champions league tie.
The llast time this two European Giants meet was in the 2018 UEFA Champions league final, which see Madrid winning 3-1.
The two time Madrid have reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League they have went on to lift the trophy and they will be hoping to do same this time too.
Liverpool have not be doing well in the Premier League, they are currently in sixth position and they will be hoping to put their league form aside to battle Madrid.
Real Madrid : Sergio Ramos is the only Madrid player that won’t be available to play this match.
Liverpool : Jordan Henderson, Joel Matip, Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk all still not available to play
2018-05-26 Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool
2009-04-25 Liverpool 1-0 Real Madrid
2014-11-04 Real Madrid 1-1 Liverpool
2014-03-10 Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid
2009-08-11 Liverpool 4-0 Real Madrid
- Real Madrid have won the first leg of eight of their last nine UEFA Champions League knockout ties, losing the other 2-1 at home to Manchester City in last season’s last 16.
- In their only previous two-legged knockout European tie, Liverpool won 5-0 on aggregate against Real Madrid in the last 16 of the 2008-09 UEFA Champions League – Madrid’s biggest ever aggregate defeat in a two-legged knockout tie in the competition.
- Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has won each of his last five games at the quarter-final stage of the UEFA Champions League, including all four of his games at this stage while in charge of the Reds (two versus Manchester City in 2017-18 and FC Porto in 2019-20).
- Real Madrid have won their last three UEFA Champions League matches, last winning four in a row back in April 2018 when they had a run of five.
- This will be Zinedine Zidane’s 50th game as a manager in the UEFA Champions League. The Real Madrid boss has won 30 of his first 49, while the only manager to have won more through their first 50 games in the competition is Josef Heynckes (32).