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Jordan Henderson back for tonight’s Champions League Second Leg match against Atletico Madrid…

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is fit to return for their Champions League last 16 second leg with Atletico Madrid at Anfield. The midfielder has not played since suffering a hamstring injury in the first leg – which Atletico won 1-0. Goalkeeper Alisson is out with a hip injury for the defending champions. “Not a lot of the Atletico players have played at Anfield before and that is what we want to use,” explained Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. “Our crowd will be our advantage and we have to use it with the performance on the pitch.  “It has to be exceptional because they
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UEFA is ‘seriously considering’ suspending the Champions League & Europa League due to coronavirus

UEFA is ‘seriously considering’ suspending the Champions League and Europa League due to the threat of coronavirus, according to reports in Spain. Several sporting events across the world have been postponed due to the outbreak, while on Monday, the Italian government announced that all sport in the country has been suspended until at least April 3. Champions League and Europa League fixtures have already been impacted as Wednesday’s tie between Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund in France will be played behind closed doors. Barcelona’s last-16 tie against Napoli next Wednesday will also be played behind closed doors. Wolves’ Europa League fixture against Olympiacos in
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Liverpool announce £533m turnover and £42m profit last year – despite spending a record £223m on players

Liverpool announce £533m turnover and £42m profit last year – despite spending a record £223m on players Liverpool have announced a pre-tax profit of £42million last year, despite a record £223m investment on players. The Reds also achieved a turnover of £533m for the financial year of 2018/19, which did not take into account their Champions League win over Tottenham Hotspur in June. Liverpool are about to become a financial powerhouse in world football once again While the figure of £42m is well below the record £125m profit for the year ending May 2018, the rewards are being felt on
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Pep Guardiola has most Champions League knockout wins as a manager as he overtakes Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho

Pep Guardiola has most Champions League knockout wins as a manager as he overtakes Sir Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho PEP GUARDIOLA became the most successful manager in the history of the Champions League knockout stages thanks to Manchester City’s win over Real Madrid. The victory was his 28th in the latter rounds of the competition, meaning he moves out in front on his own. Pep Guardiola moved in front of Sir Alex Ferguson, Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti on 28 Champions League knockout wins Going into the game, he was tied on 27 with Sir Alex Ferguson, Carlo Ancelotti
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Celtic reportedly back proposal for Champions League reform – #Championsleague

CELTIC have given their backing to a new proposal that would require fewer matches to qualify for the group stages of the Champions League, according to reports. The “Copenhagen Access Model” – named after the Danish club who have submitted the plan – would still see the top four leagues of England, Spain, Germany and Italy retain their four places in Europe’s top club competition, but would likely strip some clubs of a guaranteed place in the group stage. Under the proposed format, as reported by The Athletic, all 79 clubs that have qualified from the tournament would be ranked
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Chelsea XI vs Bayern Munich: Confirmed team news, predicted lineup and latest injuries | 🇬🇧⚽️🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Chelsea XI vs Bayern Munich: Confirmed team news, predicted lineup and latest injuries | Chelsea boss Frank Lampardwill be without N’Golo Kante for their Champions League last-16 first leg clash against Bayern Munich this evening. The French midfielder suffered an adductor injury early in the 2-0 defeat against Manchester United and the 28-year-old has been ruled out of action for three weeks. — Read on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-xi-vs-bayern-munich-confirmed-teams-predicted-lineup-latest-injuries-a4371301.html?amp
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Jurgen Klopp review of last nights 1-0 loss away to Atletico Madrid 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿⚽️📰

Jurgen Klopp says he deserved his yellow card from referee Szymon Marciniak - but claimed the Polish official found it difficult to cope as Liverpool were beaten by Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. The referee cautioned Klopp in the second half as the Reds boss grew frustrated with what he deemed to be histrionics and play-acting from several Atletico players in their 1-0 win over the European champions at the Wanda Metropolitano. For more on this story or other news, please follow the link.
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Atletico Madrid v Liverpool Team News 🇬🇧⚽️📰

Atletico Madrid v Liverpool Team News Line-ups Atl Madrid 13Oblak 24Vrsaljko 18Felipe 15Savic 12Lodi dos Santos 8Saúl 6Koke 5Partey 11Lemar 9Morata 10Correa Substitutes 1Adán 2Giménez 14Llorente 19Diego Costa 20Machín Pérez 21Carrasco 22Hermoso Liverpool 1Alisson 66Alexander-Arnold 12Gomez 4van Dijk 26Robertson 14Henderson 3Fabinho 5Wijnaldum 11Salah 9Firmino 10Mané Substitutes 7Milner 8Keita 13Adrián 15Oxlade-Chamberlain 18Minamino 27Origi 32Matip Referee: Szymon Marciniak — Read on www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/51533273
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Champions League: What to look out for in the knockout stages 🇬🇧⚽️📰

Champions League: What to look out for in the knockout stages – The Champions League group stages did not disappoint with a record 308 goals scored – and Europe’s elite club competition returns with the start of the knockout stages. All four English teams – holders Liverpool, runners-up Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester City – progressed to the last 16, with last season’s finalists both in action this week. Paris St-Germain against Borussia Dortmund has been described as “the tie of the round”, so will this finally be the French side’s year? And can Dortmund’s teenage star Erling Braut Haaland continue
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Champions League prize money 2019/20: How much can every team earn? ⚽️ 💼 💶 📰

Champions League prize money 2019/20: How much can every team earn? Champions League prize money 2019/20 Prize money accumulates as the rounds progress Reaching the group stages: £12.4m Reaching the round of 16: £7.9m Reaching the quarter-finals: £8.7m Reaching the semi-finals: £10m Reaching the final: £12.4m Winning the final: £3.3m Total for winning Champions League: £54.7m — Read more on www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.radiotimes.com/news/sport/2020-02-18/champions-league-prize-money-2019-20/amp/
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