Liverpool who as of now is at the top of their table with 6 points just above La Liga’s Atletico Madrid with 4 points. Both teams will clash tonight at 12;30 AM IST. Liverpool’s keeper Allison Becker is set to return with their starting mid-fielder Fabinho, Thiago who has been a key part of their offense all season has missed past 5 game due to a calf injury and their another 20 years old mid-fielder Kurtis Jones who miss Tuesday’s game against Wanda Metropolitan will also miss UCL match but is expected by their manager Jurgen Klopp to be fit for the Manchester Derby on Sunday, 24th October.
Mo Salah’s great performances have allowed Liverpool to have a great run in the UCL and is also at 2nd position in the Premier League table. They have been undefeated in their last 13 games and will look to continue this run and to maintain their record in PL against Manchester United.
Meanwhile, Diego Simeone’s Atletico is expected at full strength Jose Giminez, Marcos Llorente and Matheus Cunha will be assessed but will be available for their game against Liverpool. “We have another training session tomorrow and we will see how players like Gimenez, Llorente, and Cunha evolve,” Simeone told reporters in a pre-match press conference as quoted by Athletico Madrid official website on Monday. Even Atletico’s performance in their league has not been up to mark but they are positioned at 4th in the league behind Sevilla, Real Madrid, and Real Sociedad.