Liverpool and Milan meet in the Group Stage of the UEFA Champions League 2021/2022. This game will take place at Anfield in Liverpool on September 15, 2021 at 3:00 PM (ET). Liverpool is one of the big favorites for this season. Here is all the detailed information about this Champions League potential lineups.
The home team suffered a severe blow in the 2020-2021 Champions League quarter finals losing against Real Madrid 3-1. In another season but in 2019-2020 they ended up losing in the Round of 16 against another Spanish team, Atletico Madrid 4-2 on two legs.
Milan are back in the tournament after almost 7 years without playing in the Champions League, but at least they played in the Europa League during that time. The last time they played in the tournament they lost to FC Barcelona in the round of 16.
Liverpool probable lineup
The season appears to be perfect for Liverpool in the Premier League after four brilliant weeks without losing. Top notch victories against Norwich City 3-0, Burnley 2-0, Leeds 3-0 and a 1-1 draw against Chelsea (Champions League title defenders).
Jürgen Klopp, Liverpool’s head coach, continues to dream of winning another Champions League after two years with good results but without winning the title. In August 2021 he sent a message to the fans saying that he and the team are ready to play in the new 2021-2022 season.
This is the likely Liverpool’s lineup for this game: Alisson (GK), Alexander-Arnold (DF), Van Dijk (DF), Matip (DF), Robertson (DF), Henderson (MF), Fabinho (MF), Thiago (MF), Salah (FW), Jota (FW), Mane (FW).
Milan probable lineup
Milan started by winning the first three weeks in Serie A against Sampdoria 1-0 on the road, Cagliari 4-1 and Lazio 2-0 at home. This team is different from other Milan squads in previous years, they are scoring an average of 3 goals on the road after matchweeks of action in the local league.
Stefano Pioli, Milan’s head coach, does not stop saying positive things about Milan, in May 2021 he told the press that he was happy after the team managed to get into the group stage after so much work in the Serie A.
This is the likely Milan’s lineup for this game: Maignan (GK), Calabria (DF), Tomori (DF), Romagnoli (DF), Hernandez (DF), Kessie (MF), Tonali (MF), Florenzi (MF), Diaz (MF), Rebic (FW), Ibrahimovic (FW).