Liverpool v Real Madrid (1-3 aggregate): Live
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12:0421 days ago

Half time

Positive half from the Reds, who should probably be at least one nil to the good
11:5921 days ago

45'

Mane slips at the crucial moment after more excellent Liverpool interplay 
11:5421 days ago

42'

Yet another! This time it's a run from Alexander-Arnold. Wijnaldum blazes over from inside the area
11:4921 days ago

40'

Another chance. Salah fires over after fine work from Wijnaldum and Mane in the build up
11:4421 days ago

38'

Close! Mane is inches away from getting on the end of a delightful Alexander-Arnold cross
11:3921 days ago

36'

More momentum for Liverpool but unable to find the final pass at the moment
11:3421 days ago

29'

Space opened up for Firmino but the pass is a poor one and the move breaks down entirely
11:2921 days ago

Robertson booked

Robertson has been booked for reacting angrily to the challenge
11:2421 days ago

25'

Flash point as Casemiro goes flying into Milner. Booking at least coming
11:1921 days ago

20'

Mistake from Phillips sees Benzema in on goal, eventual shot comes back off the post
11:1421 days ago

18'

Half chance for Liverpool follows a spell of possession for Madrid. Kabak's header is off target and it's a goal kick for the visitors
11:0921 days ago

11'

Close again! This time Milner forces the save from long-range
11:0421 days ago

9'

First corner for Real after a poor pass from Kabak
10:5921 days ago

6'

Another corner for Liverpool - this time earned by Alexander-Arnold
10:5421 days ago

5'

Bright start from the Reds as Mane dances past Valverde to create another chance
10:4921 days ago

3'

Huge chance early on sees Salah fire straight at Courtois. Should be 1-0
10:4421 days ago

We are underway

A minutes silence to remember those lost at Hillsborough and we are off


10:3921 days ago

Players are out

Both sides are out and we are moments from kick off
10:3421 days ago

10 Minutes to go

Just 10 minutes until kick off and the nerves have well and truly set in. 

Whilst football as we know it may for now be gone - this has the potential to be one of the famous nights in Liverpool's rich history

10:2921 days ago

Warm Up

The Reds are out and warming up at an empty Anfield
10:2421 days ago

Tactics

With a comfortable lead from the first leg Real are likely to sit back and wait for their opportunities to counter attack. 

Liverpool meanwhile will need to be proactive in their approach as they look to overturn a deficit - albeit without conceding themselves. 

10:1921 days ago

45 Mins to go

We are just 45 minutes from kick off at Anfield and the atmosphere outside is tantamount. 

A huge night is needed from Liverpool if they are going to progress. 

10:1421 days ago

Liverpool reaction

Plenty of experience and energy in the Liverpool midfield, likely to put more pressure on the Real midfielders. 

Diogo Jota and Thiago both interesting options to come off the bench and impact the game if possible.

10:0921 days ago

Confirmed Liverpool XI

https://twitter.com/LFC/status/1382389446058856455
10:0421 days ago

Confirmed visiting XI

https://twitter.com/realmadriden/status/1382388509718241282
09:5921 days ago

What's to come

I'll be back when the lineups are announced with more build up, preview, analysis and the all importnat live updates. 
09:5421 days ago

Precedent set

Despite the uphill battle, Liverpool do have previous when it comes to European comebacks - experience Klopp will likely be drawing on as the build up intensifies.
09:4921 days ago

Fever pitch

Normally a European night of this magnitude would be accompanied by a hostile Anfield atmosphere. 

On this occasion it's not to be however, which will surely further hand the advantage to Madrid. 

09:4421 days ago

Predicted Liverpool lineup

XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Kabak, Robertson, Fabinho, Thiago, Wijnaldum, Salah, Firmino, Mane. 

Subs: Adrian, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jota, Tsimikas, Davies, N Williams, Shaqiri, Keita, R Williams

09:3921 days ago

Team news

Both sides are missing a plethora of stars for this clash, with Liverpool's long-term absentees still sidelined. 

Real Madrid have had more recent problems to deal with. This week Lucas Vasquez was ruled out for the remainder of the season with a knee ligament issue. 

09:3421 days ago

European pedigree

This meeting puts together two giants of Europe, with 19 successes in this competition combined - will one club go on to make it 20?
09:2921 days ago

Chelsea await

Premier League rivals Chelsea await the winners having overcome FC Porto in their quarter final tie. 

A 2-0 victory or better will be enough for Jurgen Klopp's side, whilst any away goal would complicate matters further. 

09:2421 days ago

The scenario

Liverpool will need to recapture European performances of old in order to reach the Champions League semi-finals having fallen way short last week in Madrid. 

The Reds were off the pace from the get go and could perhaps find themselves fortunate to still be in the contest. 

09:1921 days ago

Kick-off time

Tonight's crucial Champions League match is set to get underway at 20:00 at Anfield, Liverpool. 
09:1421 days ago

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to VAVEL's live coverage of today's UEFA Champions League meeting between Liverpool and Real Madrid.

I am your host Dan Clubbe and I'll be on hand to provide you with all of the pre-game analysis, roster updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL.

09:0921 days ago

Introduction

Liverpool will be looking to produce another famous Anfield comeback on a European night as Jurgen Klopp's side look to overcome a 3-1 deficit.
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