Liverpool and Genk measure strength in Anfield, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (Group Stage). In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams have considerable differences in the results won at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 2nd position, with 6 points won, after 2 wins and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, he won at home against Salzburg by (4‑3). In the last game, he won out against Genk by (1-4). This is a team that curiously has been stronger as a visitor than in their home games, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 12 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this match after a win away with Aston Villa by (1-2). In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Liverpool won 9 and lost 1. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches, so his defense needs to improve, but his attack has marked regularly , since he always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 55 of their last 63 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals and 45 out of 63 have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 5 times, but got the comeback in 3.
Liverpool arrives at this motivated match, after a 1-2 victory in the visit to the Aston Villa arena: Robertson and Mané scored the victory goals. The home team generally acts in a tactical system in 4-3-3, in which the three most advanced men are Firmino, Mané and Salah. One of Liverpool’s greatest strengths is the way he manages to take advantage of the goal opportunities he manages to create. Coach Jurgen Klopp will not be able to count on Nathaniel Clyne and Joel Matip, delivered to the medical department.
The visiting team is currently in 4th position, with 1 point won, after 1 draw and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied at home against Napoli by (0-0). In the last game, he lost at home against Liverpool by (1-4). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this match after a loss away with AS Eupen by (2‑0). In the last 10 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Genk won 3, drew 1 and lost 6. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has marked with regularly, as he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. This is a team that usually marks few times first. In fact, he never opened the scoring in the last 15 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 6 times and only got 1 comeback.
The Genk comes to this match with little motivation, after a 2-0 loss as a visitor against Eupen. The greatest strength of the visiting team is its ability to attack through rapid transitions. The Nigerian Onuachu is the player responsible for creating problems for the rival defense and its highest quality is completion. The visiting coach should not be able to count on goalkeeper Danny Vukovic due to injury.