ATL Vs LIV Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Resilient and resolute Atletico Madrid look to make life tough for a ruthless Liverpool side.
When Atletico Madrid and Liverpool clash heads against each other for their first round tie in the Champions League, the narrative from this fixture is going to be extremely straightforward. This tie will be a battle between Atletcio Madrid’s compact and sound defence and Liverpool’s effervescent attack to determine which side takes the lead going back to Anfield.
While Liverpool do hold a slight edge ahead of the imminent encounter, they out of everyone will be well aware that nothing can be taken for granted infront of Atletcio Madrid. Although the hosts aren’t revelling in their strongest of moments, they are an extremely stringent and staunch defensive unit, one which is bound to perturb Liverpool on the day.
Having allowed just 6 goals in their home stadium this season, Atletico Madrid will take solace from the number when they come across a rampant Liverpool unit today. With 17 wins in succession in the Premier League, last season’s Champions League winners meanwhile will be quietly confident of traversing their way past one of the most sublime backlines in the footballing fraternity.
This tie is going to be contested extremely competitively and in feisty manner with extremely fine margins coming to determine which side scrams its way through to a win. We envision this one ending in a draw with either side approaching this one with paramount priority of not conceding a win to their opponents.
Probable Playing 11
- Trippier and Dario Poveda are both going to be sidelined for the hosts for this outing given their injuries.
Oblak, Arias, Gimenez, Felipe, Renan Lodi, Llorente, Partey, Koke, Saul, Alvaro Morata, Correa
Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Salah, Mane, Firmino
Champions League 2019-20
Match: Atletico Madrid Vs Liverpool
Date And Time: 19th February, Wednesday- 1:30am IST
Venue: BVB Stadion, Dortmund
Television: Sony Ten 2/HD
- Oblak, Felipe, Renan Lodi, Partey
- Alisson, Milner, Salah, Firmino
Top Goal Scorer
- Alvaro Morata 7 Goals, 1 Assist
- Salah: 14 Goals, 6 Assists
Freekick And Corner Taker
Valencia Vs Atletico Madrid: 2-2
Norwich City Vs Liverpool: 0-1
ATL Vs LIV Dream11 Goal-Keeper
Liverpool’s Alisson Becker will be our pick in the opening docket of our Dream 11 side. He’s been the fulcrum of his side’s defence, a player who has over the course of the last year established himself as a firm contender as one of the most sensational shot stoppers in the world.
ATL Vs LIV Dream11 Defenders
With 10 assists in the Premier League, we had to make Trent Alexander-Arnold the first pick in this component of our Dream 11 unit. The player comes bearing with him an affinity to keep galloping down the park and provide a goal or assist, traits which make him sublime value for this forthcoming contest.
Andrew Robertson has similar attributes to see him complete our one-two of picks from the visiting unit along with CB Virgil Van Dijk whilst we are going in with a partnership from Atletico Madrid as well. In Renan Lodi and Santiago Arias, the side has its disposal two diminutive and indomitable defenders, players who have provided unstinted support to their side’s backline.
ATL Vs LIV Dream11 Midfielders
Thomas Partey came up with a goal for Atletico Madrid in the first half in their match against Valencia at the weekend to see him being roped in by us alongside Koke. The two comprise of players who make for a seamless blend of attack and defence, players who’ll be persistently cantering their way in both the facets of the side’s play.
Elsewhere, from Liverpool we’ll be beginning with Sadio Mane who came back into the side against Norwich City after his injury and managed to score the only goal of the match to keep Liverpool’s winning spree intact.
ATL Vs LIV Dream11 Strikers
Liverpool’s top scorer with a staggering 14 goals and 6 assists, Mohamed Salah becomes the first name to be indulged in by us for this fixture here. Elsewhere, Atletico Madrid’s top scorer with 7 goals and 1 assist, Alvaro Morata completes our Dream 11 unit for this one.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Salah will represent our side as the captain while Mane is the vice-captain given Liverpool’s relentless ability to pile on the goals.
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Dream 11 Small Team
Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Robertson, Lodi, Arias, Partey, Mane, Koke, Salah, Morata
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.