Liverpool vs Real Madrid - Champions League - Confirmed Lineups

21st February 2023

Shoulder injury or not, Darwin Núñez is going to start tonight's crucial Champions League match against Real Madrid. Jürgen Klopp has dropped his lineup for tonight's game and the Uruguayan striker leads the attack. Kick off is at 20:00 GMT/15:00 EST from .

Klopp has opted to keep the backline intact from this weekend's against Newcastle. He also kept 18-year old Stefan Bajcetic in the starting midfield. This is a huge responsibility for a young player and is a bit surprising.

With the likes of Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino available off the bench, the Reds are starting to have some depth in the squad that they haven't had in a long time.



Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, , Bajcetic, Henderson, Núñez, Salah, Gakpo


Adrian, Kelleher, Milner, Keita, Firmino, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jones, Elliott, Jota, Tsimikas, Carvalho, Matip

Real Madrid


Courtois, Carvajal, E. Militao, Alaba, Benzema, Modric, Camavinga, Valverde, Vinicius Jr., Rodrygo, Rudiger


Lunin, Vallejo, Nacho, Hazard, Kroos, Asensio, Ordiozola, Lucas V., D Ceballos, Mario Martin, Arribas, Alvaro

LFC Globe Verdict

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Every Reds fan is breathing a heavy sigh of relief seeing that is available tonight. He could prove instrumental in beating . Look for both Jota and Firmino to check in from the bench at some point.

Our eyes will be on the backline, and our man Alisson manning the goal. The defence will be called on time and again to repel the Real attack and Alisson will surely be called upon to make at least one or two big saves.

I see the Reds using the Anfield crowd to their advantage tonight and getting a big . They keep riding the momentum of their recent great play to a 2-1 win.

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