Fans this week get thrilled with a walk down memory lane to the 2005 and 2007 Champions League finals. Liverpool aims to get back at AC Milan this Wednesday at Anfield with kickoff at 10 pm.
The Reds will be looking to get back on the glory train while searching for their seventh European crown. Liverpool came off a rather overwhelming 3-0 win over Leeds United three days ago. On the other hand, AC Milan registered a triumphant 2-0 win over Lazio.
Jurgen Klopp was left jaw-opening in their last win after promising youngster Elliot left the field stretchered off. The horrific knee injury overshadowed Mohamed Salah’s 100th Premier League goal for the Reds.
Elliot started establishing himself as a start while gaining favor ahead of Naby Keita and James Milner. In addition, the youngster will have to go through knee surgery. There is no timeline placed on his return.
However, the continental stage looks set to Liverpool. The Reds boast of three successive clean sheets in their last three Champions League home games.
On the other hand, the ‘King’ Zlatan Ibrahimovic made his return quickly a memorable one while scoring to ensure a 2-0 win over Lazio. The win makes it two out of three in Serie A so far.
Many fans remember the memories of Instabul freshly embedded in their minds for the Liverpool fans.
Liverpool vs. AC Milan Head to Head
Both sides have two games against each other, with each team taking one win. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
- Leeds 0-3 Liverpool
- Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea
- Liverpool 2-0 Burnley
- Norwich City 0-3 Liverpool
- Liverpool 3-1 Osasuna
- Milan 2-0 Lazio
- Milan 4-1 Cagliari
- Sampdoria 0-1 Milan
- Milan 2-1 Panathinaikos
- Real Madrid 0-0 Milan
Liverpool Team News
Harvey Elliot sets to remain on the treatment table for quite a while. In his absence, Captain Dean Henderson will take up his place. Other injury absentees at the camp include Roberto Firmino and Neco Williams. Brazilian duo Fabinho and Alisson Becker are in line to appear after an overturn on their Fifa-imposed ban.
AC Milan Team News
Olivier Giroud sets to return after getting clear from coronavirus. However, there is contention up top with Ante Rebic and Zlatan Ibrahimovic available for selection. Fikayo Timori retains his spot in the backline.
Prediction and Odds
Both sides have momentum heading into the affair. Thus we expect a heated contest from both camps.
- Liverpool Win
- Correct Score: 3-1
- Both Teams to Score