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The teams have given a turned off 0-0 draw in the first leg in Germany, and Jurgen Klopp’s side have to show solid performance to guarantee that they make the way through tonight.
Both the teams have shown an unimpressive draw at the second leg of 32 round in Germany and now Liverpool will host FC Augsburg at Anfield, 6pm on Thursday, 25th February 2016,
Jürgen Klopp is all set against the Germans as the win will survive him in the Champions League’s next challenge. Four wins, three losses and three draws in their last 10 matches, reflects the performance of Liverpool in 2015/16.
The same squad is prepared to face the Germans at the game with Skrtel, Allen, Stewart and Lallana. Coutinho & Sturridgeare probably set to start the game. Other possibilities will have Chaulker at the defense line. The midfield would be occupied by Lucas with attackers like Ibe and Origi. The bench is set for Benteke. Daniel Sturridge is a great hope as this key striker scored in the 6-0 flattening of Aston Villa recently. Jurgen Klopp’s team will have to take opportunities through extra-time and penalties if the match ended goalless after 90 minutes.
“Games for players who didn’t play for a long time – like Phil and Daniel – are important for rhythm,” said Klopp
Sturridge would be returning after an injury suspension, and the Reds will be once again ready to attack with him this evening. His rescue at the goal could bring a distinction for the squad.
For Augsburg’s, the previous team from Markus Weinzierl’s crew will be missing. Top strikers Raul Bobadilla will be absent due to injury. Two more scorers Daniel Baier and Markus Feulner could not play the match. Markus Weinzierl’s team has taken the 13th position in the league, and will be thriving to climb up in the game for a reputable future.
Previously Liverpool remained triumphant in five European home matches (W2 D3). They suffered a 3-0 defeat from Real Madrid in the 2014-15 Champions League group stage. On the other end, Augsburg was the winners of the two continental away fixtures. Liverpool manager have faced Augsburg 10 times in Germany with Mainz and Borussia Dortmund, reflecting a record of W2 D3 L5
Hopes are linked with Daniel Sturridge and Philippe Coutinho performances to take the team towards a final lead. Moreover The Reds have ample time of a week to prepare for this game because of no FA Cup commitments.
Highlighting the Augsburg, it has been recorded that FCs has succeeded in their last two European away games. Jurgen Klopp has lost five games against Augsburg’s moreover FCs have given a hard time to liver pool in the first leg.
The Reds must begin with a double-header sturdy performance and win to have a place in the last-16, making a confident show for Sunday’s Wembley game.