Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool: Predictions, tips & betting odds
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>Last year these two side played out a tight game in the Spanish capital and there should be plenty of interest in opposing a high-scoring game again
Atletico Madrid welcome Liverpool to the Wanda Metropolitano on Tuesday evening in matchday three of the Champions League as Jurgen Klopp’s side aim to continue their strong start in Group B.
The Reds have won both of their matches in the competition so far and another victory in the Spanish capital would all but secure their spot in the last 16.
Atletico, meanwhile, were held to a goalless draw by Porto in their first home clash and will aim to make home advantage count in their noisy and atmospheric stadium
Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool latest odds
Liverpool are on a stunning run of form away from home, winning eight and drawing one of their last nine matches away from Anfield in all competitions.
The Premier League side are favourites to claim three points, offered at 6/5 (2.20) with bet365, with Atletico at 21/10 (3.10) and the draw at 23/10 (3.30).
Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool first goalscorer
Mohamed Salah has been in spectacular form this season with the Egyptian scoring some superb goals in recent weeks.
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Salah has scored in eight consecutive games for his club and is the shortest-priced player to break the deadlock in Madrid at 4/1 (5.00).
Team-mates Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane are priced at 13/2 (7.50) to open the scoring while Luis Suarez is available at 11/2 (6.50) to score first against his former team.
Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool preview
Liverpool’s exceptional run on the road has been accompanied by a prolific scoring record, with the Reds netting 33 times in their last nine away games.
Tuesday, however, sees them face the best defensive side in La Liga and Diego Simeone’s team are generally well organised and extremely difficult to break down.
Indeed, at home in the Champions League, Atletico have kept eight clean sheets in their last 12 matches, with Liverpool themselves among the sides to have failed to score in that run, losing 1-0 in February last year.
The side from the Spanish capital have kept clean sheets in their last three matches at home in all competitions and should be able to make life difficult in the final third for the visitors.
Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool tips & predictions
Under 2.5 goals is priced at 4/5 (1.80) and looks like an appealing option, while both teams to score ‘no’ is offered at a healthy looking 19/20 (1.95).
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.