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Liverpool Vs Atlético de Madrid: A crucial duel for Simeone's men
Atlético de Madrid return to Anfield for a crucial game where a lot is played in this group stage of the Champions League. A scene of one of the best days in its modern history of Atlético, where they return to try what they achieved a year and a half ago.
In a match where Marco Llorente managed to score two goals and turned a trajectory in favor of the Madrid club. This is how Simeone's men will try to show a different face to that shown at home against the English and will seek to keep the three points.
For now, Atlético de Madrid has four points and the chances of continuing to advance after this day are very uncertain, since if they beat Liverpool and Porto lose against Milan, then the opportunity to pass is very favorable.
But if the opposite happens, and Atlético de Madrid loses at Anfield and Porto beats the Italians, then the Portuguese would take three points of advantage and force Atlético to win the next two games against Porto, which would be a final for it and against Milan.
Atlético without all its chips
Simeone and company know that a very difficult game awaits them in England against Liverpool, and even more so when they have some casualties due to nursing and sanction. Geoffrey Kondogbia and Thomas Lemar remain injured, while Antoine Griezmann and Stefan Savic will not be allowed to play due to suspension.
The absence of Griezmann, who was looking better and better, opens the doors to Ángel Correa, who would be forming the line of attack with a Joao Félix who is finding his best version and with Luis Suáre z, the Uruguayan veteran who really wants to score again in the stadium that was his home for four seasons.
However, the Uruguayan's last visit to this stadium was with Barcelona, where he has a bad memory after being defeated 4-0 in 2019.
Without a doubt, this Wednesday will be seeing a great match for the group stage of the Champions League, two favorite teams to go far in this edition of the European competition.