Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction at Barcelona (UCL Semifinals)

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It’s very possible that Liverpool FC could end this extremely memorable season without a trophy, despite all the big victories won and fine form displayed. Their battle with Manchester City for the Premier League title will go down to the very last minute of the season’s final day.

And in order to return to the UEFA Champions League final, they’ll need to get the tournament’s favorites FC Barcelona. That means a clash against their good old friend- winger Philippe Coutinho. The Brazilian and former Liverpool man is poised to start at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night.

There is one plaudit that Liverpool have already claimed this season however, the PFA Player of the Year award, which went to central defender Virgil van Dijk. The world’s most expensive defender has been worth every penny as he’s led the way in turning the Reds back line around completely.

The group used to be an international punch line, but now they have led the league in fewest goals allowed with 20. If Liverpool are to get it done and pull the upset Wednesday night, expect VVD to play a major part.

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Forwards: Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah 

Midfielders: James Milner, Jordan Henderson, Naby Keita

Back line:  Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk, Joel Matip, Andrew Robertson 

Goalkeeper:  Alisson

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Liverpool at FC Barcelona UEFA Champions League Semi-final FYIs

Kickoff- Wednesday May 1 Camp Nou 8pm

Injury report for both sides: go to this link

Starting XI Predictions- FC Barcelona   Liverpool

Google Result Probability-  FC Barcelona win 51%, Draw 26%, Manchester United win 23%

Referee- Bjourn Kuipers

Odds via Sky Bet- FC Barcelona 17/20, Draw 14/5, Liverpool win 29/10

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank.net, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, the author of “No,  I Can’t Get You Free Tickets:Lessons Learned From a Life in the Sports Media Industry,” regularly appears on WGN CLTV and co-hosts the “Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast on SB Nation

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  1. Anonymous says

    Liverpool must win

  2. Sylvester Elijah Trinity says

    Liverpool vs Barcelona, liverpool Wil win FC Barcelona 3 goals to one

  3. Sylvester Elijah Trinity says

    Liverpool must win FC Barcelona

  4. Danny laporta says

    Barca will win 4_0

  5. Etz Geoffrey Geopher says

    We pray…we’ll win…1_3 at camp nou……..YNWA

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