While many fans are excited for the Bayern Munich vs Real Madrid Champions League clash, another interesting semi-final tie will be offered to football lovers in the form of Liverpool vs Roma. This last-four matchup will see the two underdogs in the tournament go head to head for a spot in the final.
It will also see the exciting Merseyside giant back in action. Klopp’s men will not want to experience an awful setback and thus must win at home before traveling to the tough Stadio Olimpico.
On paper, the first leg Anfield tie should be an easy win for Liverpool due to their form of their attacking trio – namely Salah – and their unbeaten home run in Europe this season. However, the stats also point to the Giallorossi winning in England and here’s why:
They’ve done it before
Roma’s record against Liverpool isn’t excellent, as they have lost a final and were knocked out in two two-legged encounters in their five previous meetings. However, the Italian club has won one of their two trips to Anfield.
Liverpool’s not-so-perfect home record vs Italian sides
Their recent Anfield run vs Italian sides
In their last three home games against Italian clubs, the Reds have lost twice.
Roma will be looking to Dzeko for inspiration, but the Bosnian must improve against the Reds
Also, it just seems written in the stars
While Roma’s record in England is poor, having won only once and lost nine times in 16 trips there, that sole victory came at none other than Anfield back in 2000/01.
Liverpool vs Roma TV and Streaming Schedule
Canada: TSN3, TSN1, TSN4, DAZN CANADA, beIN Sports Canada, RDS GO, TSN5, TSN GO, RDS 2, beIN SPORTS CONNECT Canada
Ireland: BT Sport Live, BT Sport 2, BBC Radio 5 Live
United Kingdom: BT Sport 4K UHD, BT Sport Live, BBC Radio 5 Live, BT Sport 2
United States: FOX Deportes, ESPN Deportes USA, FOX Soccer Match Pass, Fox Sports 1 USA, fuboTV, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes+ USA, FOX Sports GO