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Match Preview Liverpool v Barcelona Champions League

Match Preview Liverpool v Barcelona Champions League The 2018/2019 Champions League semi-final second leg between Liverpool vs Barcelona is scheduled at Anfield Stadium on Wednesday (05/08/2019). In this fight, the Reds carried the mission to avenge the 3-0 defeat in the first leg. Match Preview Liverpool v Barcelona Champions League.

Match Preview Liverpool v Barcelona Champions League


Liverpool's own mission is likely to be difficult. In addition to having to pursue a three-goal margin, last season's Champions League finalists were not supported by his two best players, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah. Ahead of facing Barcelona, ​​Firmino was arrested with a thigh injury while One was hit by a concussion when facing Newcastle on Sunday (5/5) before. Match Preview Liverpool v Barcelona Champions League.

"Both [Firmino and Salah] cannot play tomorrow [against Barcelona]. It's a concussion [wrongly suffered], so that means he won't be able to play. That's it," Klopp was quoted as saying by Liverpool's official website. Match Preview Liverpool v Barcelona Champions League.

The absence of these two players made it more difficult for the Reds to pursue an aggregate score. The reason, Salah became a vital figure for Liverpool's attack this season. Throughout the 2018/2019 season, the Egyptian international striker presented 26 goals and 13 assists for Liverpool in all competitions. Match Preview Liverpool v Barcelona Champions League.

In fact, the figure of a sharp attacker like Salah is very much needed by Liverpool to break into Barcelona's goal. What's more, the Blaugrana goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen performed brilliantly in the Champions League this season. From ten matches, Ter Stegen only conceded five times and incised six clean sheets. Match Preview Liverpool v Barcelona Champions League.

Barcelona itself is more favored if you look at the two teams' head-to-head (H2H) record. Of the five most recent meetings on the European scene, the Spanish club has overcome Liverpool three times. The Reds won once and another meeting ended in a draw. Match Preview Liverpool v Barcelona Champions League.
If you look at the performance trends of both teams, Liverpool and Barcelona themselves incised similar trends. In the stronghold of the Reds, the trend of victory for foster children Jurgen Klopp was marred by the defeat of Barcelona on Thursday (2/5) then. While the trend of the Blaugrana victory was also marred by the defeat of Celta Vigo in the Spanish League on Sunday (5/5) then.


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