Liverpool vs Benfica Quarter-Final Preview

The UEFA Champions League’s Liverpool vs Benfica penultimate stage is approaching, with the remaining two second-leg quarter-final matches planned for Wednesday. Liverpool will visit Benfica at Anfield, looking to build on their two-goal advantage and advance to the semi-finals. Everything you need to know about Liverpool’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg vs Benfica.

This Wednesday midnight, April 13th, Liverpool vs Benfica will meet in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg

Where could you watch Liverpool’s match against Benfica on TV?

> Fans may watch their local UEFA Champions League broadcast partner on CBS
> The event will be streamed live on Paramount+.

First Leg Match?

At times, Liverpool was at its most vicious and deadly. With a cushioned header, Luis Daz met Trent Alexander’s raking Arnold’s delivery, and Ibrahima Konaté’s header — his first for the club – put them on their way. After Luis Daz met Trent Alexander’s raking Arnold’s ball with a cushioned header, Sadio Mané tapped in to make it 2-0. Though Darwin Nez pounced to cut the Reds’ lead in half late on, Daz completed the game with a smooth finish to put the Premier League side in complete control.

Liverpool Predicted starting line-ups (4-3-3)

Keita, Fabinho, Jones; Salah, Firmino, Diaz; Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, van Dijk, Robertson

Benfica Predicted starting line-ups (4-4-1-1)

Rafa Silva, Ramos, Everton; Darwin Núñez; Vlachodimos; Gilberto, Otamendi, Vertonghen, Grimaldo; Weigl, Taarabt

Liverpool vs Benfica Info

When:Wednesday 13 April (21:00 CET kick-off)
Where:Anfield, Liverpool
Semi-final Competitor:Villarreal
What:UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg (first leg: 3-1)
How to follow:Build-up and live coverage will appear in some websites

Team Statistics

> Just two sides have ever won the UEFA Champions League knockout stages at Liverpool by more than one goal. However, one of those wins was by Benfica (2-0 in the Round of 16 in 2005/06) and the other was by Chelsea (3-1 in the quarter-finals in 2008/09).

> Liverpool have won all five of its games against Portuguese opponents in the UEFA Champions League, scoring 16 goals and conceding only three times. Benfica has gone undefeated in nine games against Portuguese teams in the league since their victory at Anfield in March 2006. (W7 D2).

> Liverpool has proceeded from each of their last 12 UEFA Champions League knockout stage ties after winning the first leg, with their last – and only – elimination in this scenario coming against Bayer Leverkusen in the 2001/02 quarter-finals (1-0 in the first leg, 2-4 in the second leg).

> Benfica has only won one of their past nine UEFA Champions League away games (D3 L5), but that victory came against Ajax in the last round (1-0 last month). Only once in the competition have they won consecutive away games, and it was under Jorge Jesus in September-October 2011. (read more)

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