Atletico Madrid will host Liverpool on Tuesday for their Group B match and the Reds will look to maintain their flawless start to the 2021-22 Champions League. On matchday two, Jurgen Klopp’s team thrashed Porto 5-1, while Atletico Madrid snatched a last-gasp victory over AC Milan. Here is everything you need to know about Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool football prediction for the Champions League match of the season.
If Diego Simeone opts for a three-man defense with Stefan Savic suspended and Jose Gimenez injured, Geoffrey Kondogbia might start at center-back.
Matheus Cunha is still out, but Marcos Llorente is back in the mix and expecting to play.
However, Thomas Lemar and Rodrigo De Paul are expected to flank Koke in the middle of the park.
Fabinho and Alisson traveled straight to Madrid and should have an immediate impact following international service.
Curtis Jones is a significant question, and Naby Keita and James Milner are fighting for a starting spot in the middle with Thiago and Harvey Elliott out.
Jurgen Klopp may stick with Roberto Firmino in attack after his outstanding performance against Watford.
Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool Prediction
For this match, the host got more time to prepare because Atletico Madrid’s match against Granada was postponed on Saturday
Liverpool will be seeking to keep their perfect record in the competition intact and they have have been brilliant in the Champions League, scoring eight goals in two games
The away side’s offense was on fire at Vicarage Road on Saturday, While Atletico has had extra rest in preparation for Liverpool’s visit on Tuesday, and the Reds might win this one.
Under 2.5 goals have been scored in each of Atletico’s last five encounters against Liverpool in all competitions.
Atletico Madrid possible starting lineup:
Oblak; Felipe, Kondogbia, Hermoso; Trippier, De Paul, Koke, Lemar, Carrasco; Suarez, Griezmann
Liverpool possible starting lineup:
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mane
Our Prediction: Atletico Madrid 1-2 Liverpool