UCL Preview: FC Midtjylland vs Liverpool, Key-stats, Line-up, Odds, Prediction

Jurgen Klopp-Liverpool

Liverpool take on FC Midtjylland in the Champions League later this week and the Reds will be looking to finish off their group stages with a win.

Stadium: MCH Arena

Key Statistics

Liverpool have kept a clean sheet in 5 of their last 6 matches (Champions League). 
Liverpool have won 5 of their last 6 matches (Champions League).
FC Midtjylland have failed to win their last 5 matches (Champions League).


Jurgen Klopp’s side are on top of their group with 12 points from five matches and they have already qualified for the knockout rounds of the competition.

Liverpool will be looking to rest some of their key players for this game so that they can stay fresh for the weekends clash against Fulham.

The Reds have had an unprecedented injury crisis this season and they need to keep their key players fresh and ready for the upcoming fixtures.

In terms of injuries, Liverpool will be without Alisson Becker, Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain, James Milner and Thiago.  

Possible Liverpool Lineup

Kelleher; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Rhys Williams, Joel Matip, Kostas Tsimikas; Curtis Jones, Naby Keita; Takumi Minamino, Diogo Jota, Xherdan Shaqiri; Divock Origi

FC Midtjylland

FC Midtjylland have failed to win a single group game this season and they will be playing to salvage some pride here.

They are coming into this game on the back of a draw against Atalanta and that result will have given them some confidence.

Liverpool are likely to field a weakened starting eleven and it will be interesting to see if the home side can grind out a result here.

FC Midtjylland will be without the services of Oliver Olsen and Kristian Riis due to injuries.

Jens Cajuste is expected to miss out as well after testing positive for coronavirus.

Possible Midtjylland Lineup

Jesper Hansen; Joel Andersson, Daniel Hoegh, Erik Sviatchenko, Alexander Scholz, Paulinho; Anders Dreyer, Mikael Anderson, Frank Onyeka, Awer Mabil; Sory Kaba


FC Midtjylland : Draw : Liverpool :: 3.75 : 3.80 : 1.90


There is no doubt that Liverpool are the better team here but they are likely to field youngsters and fringe players and therefore FC Midtjylland and cannot be underestimated.

This should be a close contest but Liverpool have enough to grind out a win eventually.

FC Midtjylland 0-1 Liverpool