The Champions League semifinals officially begin on Tuesday, as red-hot Liverpool hosts Roma in the first leg at Anfield. Both surprise semifinalists, one can nearly book its ticket to the final with a dominant display.
Here’s how you can watch the match, what’s on the line and our prediction:
How to watch
What’s at stake?
An advantage heading into the second leg of the semifinal next Wednesday. For Liverpool, the goal is for a victory without conceding. They’ll be happy with a 2-0 win, while a 1-0 win with leave them feeling a bit nervous going into the second leg. For Roma, a win would obviously be perfect, but a draw with goals will leave them thrilled. Even losing 2-1 or 3-2 would still give them momentum entering the second leg.
Liverpool earns a 2-0 victory with Mohamed Salah scoring against his former club, as Jurgen Klopp’s team puts one foot into the final.
Liverpool will attempt to put one foot in the Champions League final when they welcome Roma to Anfield on Tuesday for the first leg of their semi-final clash.
Jurgen Klopp’s side set up a last-four encounter with the Serie A outfit by beating Manchester City with ease in the quarter-final, coming out on top with a 5-1 aggregate victory.
The manner of that triumph, in tandem with the sensational form of Mohamed Salah, sees the Reds installed as favourites to reach the final, but they cannot rest on their laurels.
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Indeed, Roma’s route to the semi-final was similarly spectacular as they stunned Barcelona and they will be ready to punish any complacency on the Premier League side’s part.
In the United States (US), the game can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial).
New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV as well as on a web browser.
US TV channel Online stream
Fox Sports 1 / Fox Deportes fubo TV (7-day free trial)
In the United Kingdom (UK), the game can be watched live on TV on BT Sport 2 and it can be streamed live online using the BT Sport app.
You can also follow updates from the game live on Goal.
UK TV channel Online stream
BT Sport 2 BT Sport app
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Position Liverpool players
Goalkeepers Karius, Mignolet, Ward