Liverpool vs Benfica

Event Info
Date14 Apr 2022
Time12:30 AM IST 🇮🇳
StadiumAnfield
LeagueChampions League
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 Match Lineup



🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Liverpool XI: Alisson; Gomez, Konaté, Matip, Tsimikas; Henderson, Milner, Keïta; Diogo Jota, Firmino, Luis Díaz

🇵🇹 Benfica XI: Vlachodimos; Gilberto, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Grimaldo; Éverton, Weigl, Taarabt, Diogo Gonçalves; Gonçalo Ramos, Darwin Núñez



Match Result


⭕ FT : Liverpool | 3 - 3 | Benfica
⏳ Agg : 6 - 4

21' | 1 - 0 | Ibrahima Konate
32' | 1 - 1 | Goncalo Ramos
55' | 2 - 1 | Roberto Firmino
65' | 3 - 1 | Roberto Firmino
73' | 3 - 2 | Roman Yaremchuk
82' | 3 - 3 | Darwin Nunez

🔺 Liverpool have qualified for the 2021/22 UCL semi-finals.


 Match Preview


📋 Team News: Liverpool

The Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp will be grateful to have no fitness concerns to speak of before this match thanks to a fully healthy group available to choose from.

ℹ️ Team News: Benfica

Benfica boss Nélson Veríssimo has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Rafa Silva (Unknown Injury), Lucas Veríssimo (Ruptured cruciate ligament) and Rodrigo Pinho (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are not able to play.

⚡ Prediction

Our assessment is that Benfica are dangerous enough to put one past this Liverpool team, although it may not quite be as many as they’ll concede.

We’re going for a close game with a 2-1 advantage for Liverpool by the conclusion of the game. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.

🏟️ Team Focus:

Liverpool
Formed: 1892
Stadium: Anfield (53,394)
Captain: Jordan Henderson
Chairman: Tom Werner
Manager: Jürgen Klopp
Competitions: Premier League position 2, FA Cup (Semi-Finals), EFL Cup (Final), Champions League (Quarter-Finals)

🔑 Key Man: Diogo Jota

Customarily playing in the Striker position, Diogo Jota was born in Massarelos, Portugal. Having made a first senior appearance for Paços de Ferreira in the 2014 - 2015 season, the goalscoring Forward has accumulated 14 league goals in the Premier League 2021 - 2022 season to date coming from a total of 27 appearances.


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