Without defense between injuries and Covid-19, but strong with the 3-1 first leg, Real Madrid will play tomorrow at Anfield looking for a place in the semifinals of Europe that matters.
The 'merengues' may also have problems, but when they feel the air of Champions they transform and they want it to be like that tomorrow too.
Thus, despite the absences of the various Sergio Ramos, Varane and Lucas Vazquez, with only Mendy available among the owners of the back department, who will play alongside Militao, Nacho and Odriozola, the 13-time European champion club is looking for the company damage of Liverpool, penalized in turn by the lack of his 'twelfth' man: the public.
It is a factor that has often dragged the Reds, and what counts has been seen in this season so far without spectators in which the reigning champions of the Premier have fallen in the standings and are now seeking redemption in Europe, despite the mistakes of the first leg. Madrid which cost a couple of goals.
"In the first leg in Madrid we lost 3-1, so for tomorrow's match we have nothing to lose - commented Jurgen Klopp, Reds coach -. The result showed that they played better than us, but it was only the first. match, there are still 90 minutes to play. But not having the fans will be an additional problem. "
"We have to try to win this match well. If we manage to create more than we did in Madrid - he adds -, which shouldn't be a problem since we didn't do much in the first leg, we'll see what happens. But we can't take it for granted. the comeback, especially without fans in the stands ".
The important thing will be to keep people like Benzema in check and above all, according to Klopp "Vinicius who really impressed me: he is an incredible talent".
Alisson is warned, watch out for Selecao's mate who has already punished him in the first leg.