Liverpool will be in action this Tuesday when they host Rangers at Anfield in the Champions League.
Jurgen Klopp’s side have endured a disappointing 2022-23 season so far, with the Reds currently nowhere near title contenders Manchester City.
Their latest Premier League encounter against Brighton & Hove Albion saw them suffering a 3-3 stalemate, with Leandro Trossard scoring a superb hat-trick for the Seagulls.
Liverpool will now be looking to Europe as their main avenue of success, given their struggles in the English top-flight.
Meanwhile, Rangers will be desperate for a good result in the elite European competition after losing both their opening matches.
The Scottish side were impressive in the Europa League last season as they made it to the final of the tournament, defeating Borussia Dortmund, Red Star Belgrade, Braga and RB Leipzig in the knockouts.
However, Ajax stunned them 4-0 in their Champions League opener before Napoli inflicted another heavy defeat in Glasgow last month.
Liverpool have looked well off the pace this season but they prevailed over Ajax 2-1 in their previous Champions League match. Mohamed Salah scored the opener early in the first-half but Mohammed Kudus soon cancelled out their advantage. The Merseyside club dominated after the interval but their winner came at the very end through Joel Matip’s thumping header.
Despite their domestic struggles, the Reds are expected to go far in the European tournament. They made it to the Champions League final last season but lost 1-0 to Real Madrid at the Stade de France.
Rangers have faced Liverpool once before, with the Scottish giants losing that fixture. However, the Gers will be looking to create an upset in the Battle of Britain this Tuesday.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s side will enter the big match on the back of a morale-boosting 4-0 victory over Heart of Midlothian in the Scottish Premiership.
Andy Robertson will be missing the Anfield encounter this week due to a knee issue but he is expected to return to the squad for Arsenal’s trip. While Naby Keita, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Curtis Jones, Calvin Ramsay, Kaide Gordon and Caoimhin Kelleher will also likely be unavailable on Tuesday.
Rangers, on the other hand, also have several injury issues with John Souttar, Filip Helander, Tom Lawrence, Nnamadi Ofoborth, Jon McLaughlin, Ianis Hagi and Kemar Roofe all sidelined.
Liverpool vs Rangers Potential line-ups
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Tsimikas; Elliott, Henderson, Thiago; Salah, Jota, Diaz
Rangers: McGregor; Tavernier, Goldson, Davies, Barisic; Lundstram, Davis, Jack; Tillman, Morelos, Kent
How to Watch?
Liverpool vs Rangers, alongside all other Champions League matches this season, is available to watch online via live soccer streams.
Liverpool vs Rangers Prediction
Rangers are currently enjoying an impressive league season but it looks very unlikely they will be able to beat Liverpool at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp’s side are clearly not performing well at the moment but they will be looking for a big victory to restore some of their confidence. And they couldn’t have asked for better opponents than Rangers.
Liverpool 3-0 Rangers
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