Liverpool vs Real Madrid: How to watch live, updates, team news
Liverpool vs Real Madrid Live : A crunch clash between the old foes awaits at the Anfield as Liverpool host Real Madrid in the 1st leg of the UEFA Champions League’s Round of 16 on Tuesday (Early Hours of Wednesday in India).
It will be a monumental clash between the European giants as they lock horns for supremacy in the continental championship, with eyes on progressing to the quarter-finals.
Liverpool emerged as the second-placed team behind Napoli in Group A, while Real Madrid topped Group F. The familiar rivals have faced each other four times in the last five years, and the Spanish club have the significant upper hand in the tie. Real Madrid won the Champions League final against Liverpool both in 2018 and 2022, as the Premier League giants were beaten finalists on both occasions. Liverpool themselves clinched the UCL title in 2019, after beating Tottenham in the final.
How to watch Liverpool vs Real Madrid live, stream link, kick off time
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 21 at 3pm ET
Stats: Via scoreboard on NBCSports.com
Online: Live Watchalong and updates from ProSoccerTalk on NBCSports’ YouTube
How to watch: TUDN, Paramount+
Liverpool have been struggling this season as the Reds currently sit at the 8th position in the Premier League table, 19 points behind leaders Arsenal. Jurgen Klopp has missed some of his key players throughout the season and they have failed to replicate previous seasons’ quality on the field. But things have changed in the last couple of matches as they have won both their league games against Everton and Newcastle United.
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Real Madrid have their own issues as the Spanish club find themselves 8 points behind Barcelona in the domestic league. The recently won Club World Cup title will definitely be a boost and current form has seen them winning six out of the last 8 fixtures across all competitions.
It will be a pivotal tie at Anfield for both teams, especially for Liverpool, who would aim to go to the return leg with an advantage. Champions League: Liverpool vs Real Madrid Date, Time, Live Streaming and Telecast details in India: The UCL tie between Liverpool and Real Madrid will be played on February 21 (February 22 in India). The match will be starting at 01.30 AM IST in the early hours of Wednesday (Late Night of Tuesday). The match will be broadcast live on Sony Sports Ten network. Indian viewers can watch the match Live on Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Sony TEN 1 and Sony TEN 1 HD channels. The match can be live-streamed on Sony Liv app and Website by Indian viewers. Liverpool vs Real Madrid Telecast in the UK and USA: Where and How to watch Liverpool vs Real Madrid in the UK and USA? The Liverpool vs Real Madrid match will be telecast Live on BT Sports in the UK. The Live telecast of the Champions League match between Liverpool and Real Madrid will be on the CBS Sports Network in the USA. Liverpool vs
Liverpool vs Real Madrid head-to-head record
Real Madrid have five wins to Liverpool’s three and they have drawn once. Real Madrid have also beaten Liverpool in two UEFA Champions League finals, in 2021-22 and 2017-18. This is the 10th meeting between the two European giants.
Liverpool have struggled this season and a lack of energy and intensity has been the main problem as Klopp’s high-pressing tactics have been almost non-existent. They now have key players like Virgil van Dijk back from injury and Mohamed Salah, Darwin Nunez and Cody Gakpo have all been among the goals recently as they’re finally clicking as a trio.
Real Madrid have some key absentees in midfield with Toni Kroos and Aurelien Tchouameni both out but Karim Benzema is back from injury and that is a huge boost for Ancelotti. Real’s squad is still stacked and they will be happy to take Liverpool back to the Santiago Bernabeu with a draw or a narrow defeat to overturn.
Real Madrid Probable Starting Lineup: Liverpool Starting XI vs Real Madrid: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Milner; Salah, Gakpo, Jota Real Madrid Starting XI vs Liverpool: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Rudiger, Alaba; Ceballos, Camavinga, Modric; Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius Jr.
Liverpool Probable Starting Lineup: OUT: Luis Diaz (knee), Arthur (thigh), Ibrahima Konate (muscle), Thiago (hip), Calvin Ramsey (knee)