UEFA Champions League: Liverpool vs Atalanta

Jurgen Klopp reaction, after Liverpool won Premier League

Atalanta will be hoping to avenge their heavy defeat against Liverpool when they travel to Anfield this week.

Stadium: Anfield

Key Statistics

Liverpool have kept a clean sheet in their last 4 matches (Champions League).

Liverpool have won their last 4 matches (Champions League).

Atalanta have failed to win five of their last six matches in all competitions. 


Liverpool host Atalanta in the Champions League this week and they will be hoping to secure their qualification to the next round of the competition with a win here.

Liverpool have won all three group games in the Champions League so far and they are yet to concede a single goal.

The Reds managed to beat Atalanta 5-0 in the reverse fixture earlier this month and they will be confident of getting a good result at home as well.

Liverpool Possible Lineup

Alisson; Williams, Phillips, Matip, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Henderson; Jota, Firmino, Mane, Salah

Unavailable players

The home side have several injury issues to deal with and they will be without Virgil van Dijk, Naby Keita, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joe Gomez.

The likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Thiago and Shaqiri are doubtful for the match.

Jurgen Klopp will be delighted with the return of Mohamed Salah. The Egyptian has tested negative for the coronavirus and he should be back in action during the midweek.


Atalanta are one of the most exciting teams in Europe right now and they love to play free-flowing attacking football.

However, their defensive game was undone against the Reds in the reverse fixture and they will have to stay well organized at the back this time around.

Despite losing 5-0, Atalanta had the chances to score a couple of goals and they will be hoping to make amends at Anfield.

Atalanta Possible Lineup

Sportiello; Toloi, Romero, Djimsiti; Hateboer, Roon, Freuler, Gosens; Pasalic, Gomez, Zapata

Unavailable players

Atalanta will be without Mattia Caldara, Matteo Ruggeri and Ruslan Malinovskiy.