The 1st leg of the round of 16 has taken place. For the very first time in this prestigious competition, there is no away goal advantage. Pundits and specialists contend a lot about the positive and negative effects of not having away goal benefits. But the fact is every team who will progress in the next round have to win after the completion of 1st and 2nd leg. Two crunch fixture is awaiting as Liverpool will host Inter Milan and Salzburg will play against Bayern.
Competition: UEFA Champions League
Round of 16
3:00 p.m. ET.
Tuesday, 09 March
BT Sport (UK), DAZN, Paramount Plus (USA)
Liverpool vs Inter Milan:
The result of the first leg is on the English club’s side as the All reds won the match at San Siro with a scoreline of 2-0. Liverpool is by far the strongest side in this fight nevertheless, Inter is a historic club and this particular sport is beautiful because of its glorious uncertainty. So, The Serie A leaders will surely try to do their best to overturn the result. They have arms and ammunition to do so in Lautaro, Dzeko, Alexis, Vidal. After the departure of their title-winning Coach Conte, Superstar striker Lukaku, and Hakimi, they aren’t getting weaker and the proof is they still top the league list.
Defeating Liverpool at Anfield is nearly impossible because of the atmosphere and Jurgen Klopp makes it even tougher. He makes Liverpool a ruthless side. The likes of Salah, Mane, Jota, Fabinho, Van Dijk, Alexander Arnold, Alisson don’t give opponents a chance to scathe them. A 2-0 win from Italy will just work as an influence buster. However, when the two historic sides will face each other, no matter what the result is, a blockbuster encounter is surely waiting for the football fans.
Possible XI :
Liverpool: Alisson, Trent Alexander Arnold, Virgil Van Dijk, Ibrahima Konate, Andrew Robertson, Fabinho, Henderson, Thiago, Salah, Mane, Jota.
Inter Milan: Handanovic, Bastoni, Skriniar, De Vrij, Dimarco, Dumfries, Barella, Vidal, Sanchez, Lautaro, Dzeko.