Liverpool predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig, Preview, Prediction, Team News, Livestream, UCL 2020/21

Liverpool’s quest for the Champions League resumes with a thrilling contest against German side RB Leipzig. Alley Sport brings you Liverpool predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig and some covers the buildup for the European clash.

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Liverpool predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig. Liverpool are seeking to conquer Europe after a disappointing Premier League season. Image Credit- VBetNews.

Liverpool would be looking to come back to winning ways after their disappointing Premier League campaign, and a surprising loss to Atletico Madrid in the knockouts of the previous Champions League season. RB Leipzig are currently in the 2nd position in the Bundesliga, and continue their dream Champions League run, after reaching the semifinals in the previous edition.

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Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Preview

Jurgen Klopp returns to his home nation Germany in the first leg of the tie, with Liverpool being unbeaten against German sides in their last 5 away games. This is the first time the two sides have met in their European history, with Liverpool being only the 3rd English team after Tottenham and Manchester United to play against RB Leipzig.

RB Leipzig come into the fixture in a lethal form after a 2-1 victory against Augsburg, with Christopher Nkunku and Dani Olmo on the scoresheet. The Germans have won their previous 4 fixtures, while Liverpool’s poor run of results against Brighton and Manchester City make this tie set for another classic European night. Here is our Liverpool predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig:

Liverpool predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig

Formation: 4-3-3

GK: Alisson Becker

LB: Andy Robertson

LCB: Ozan Kabak

RCB: Jordan Henderson

RB: Trent Alexander Arnold

LM: Curtis Jones

CM: Gini Wijnaldum

RM: Thiago Alcantra

LW: Mo Salah

ST: Roberto Firmino

RW: Sadio Mane

Liverpool predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig: Team News

Liverpool would be sweating over the fitness of Fabinho, since the midfielder turned defender has been ruled out against Leicester City in the Premier League with a minor injury, putting him in doubt for this tie. Liverpool miss key players like Diego Jota, Virgil Van Dijk, Naby Keita, Joel Matip as well as Joe Gomez for the majority of this season.

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Liverpool predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig. Liverpool have been inconsistent due to injuries to several first team players, as well as misfiring stars like Mo Salah and Alexander-Arnold. Image Credits- Manchester Evening News.

RB Leipzig are boosted by the possible return of Benjamin Henrichs for this clash, with Emil Forsberg injured for the tie. Poulsen and Nkunku are expected to lead the attack against a makeshift Liverpool defence

Liverpool predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig: Prediction

Liverpool are heavy favorites to win this encounter against RB Leipzig, despite their squad plagued by injuries and inconsistent performances. Liverpool have been formidable in the Champions League, after having qualified for this tie with victories over teams like Atlanta and Ajax Amsterdam.

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Liverpool predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig. RB Leipzig overcome a difficult Group stage to be pitted against the Merseyside club. Image credits- The Guardian

RB Leipzig are expected to resist the Liverpool attack, after showing their Champions League potential, overcoming a group consisting Paris Saint Germain, Istanbul Basaksheir and Manchester United. However, Liverpool have more experienced team, which would help them conquer this tie.

Liverpool vs RB Leipzig: Livestream

The match kicks off at GMT 08:00 PM on Tuesday, 16th February for British viewers, and the match can be caught live on BT Sport.

For Indian viewers, the match kicks off at IST 01:30 AM on Wednesday, 17th February , and can be viewed live on Sony Ten Sports Network and Sony LIV. What is your Liverpool predicted lineup vs RB Leipzig?

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