class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>In high-flying form apart from the first-leg defeat, Al Hain-Cole expects Nagelsmann's men to keep the tie alive against a despondent Reds outfit
Liverpool will be looking to secure their place in the Champions League quarter-finals when they take on RB Leipzig at the Puskas Arena on Wednesday.
Jurgen Klopp’s team are in a strong position after running out 2-0 winners in the away leg, although come into this clash in poor form after losing three of their four fixtures since then.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Latest Odds
Nevertheless, they are slight 13/10 (2.30) favourites with bet365 to progress into the next round with a morale-boosting win in Budapest.
That 2-0 first leg defeat remains the only match RB have failed to win in nine fixtures and they are available at 19/10 (2.90) to come out on top for the ninth game in 10 here.
None of the guests’ last 11 games in this competition have resulted in draws, but you can get odds of 13/5 (3.60) on them being held to a stalemate in this one.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Team News
Ozan Kabak and Roberto Firmino will be assessed after missing Sunday’s 1-0 defeat against Fulham with minor injuries, while Joe Gomez, Virgil van Dijk, Joel Matip and Jordan Henderson are all sidelined.
Angelino and Willi Orban are doubtful after sitting out the 3-0 win over Freiburg at the weekend, with Konrad Laimer and Dominik Szoboszlai definitely ruled out.
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Having seen their Premier League campaign implode due to a combination of injuries and loss of form, this competition represents the only chance of relief in what has been a miserable season for the Reds.
However, even a 2-0 lead from the first leg is no guarantee of progression given they have lost six of the last eight matches in all competitions, and take on a team in contrastingly high-flying form.
Indeed, Julian Nagelsmann’s men will back themselves to get back into the tie after winning eight of the last nine fixtures – including three consecutive 3-0 victories on the road.
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Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Tips and Predictions
All things considered, those 19/10 (2.90) seem fairly generous on a confident Leipzig inflicting a seventh defeat in nine matches on a Liverpool team that has looked completely bereft of inspiration recently.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.