One of the central matches of the first matchday in the Champions League group stage will be an encounter between Liverpool and Sevilla. Both teams represent top championships, both seek to break through to the Champions League play-offs. Liverpool are a clear favorite in the couple, but Sevilla are experienced tournament fighters, which know, how to surprise.
Liverpool being the fourth team in the EPL played in the Champions League qualification with the fourth team of Germany, Hoffenheim. The confrontation turned out to be fun: the Reds won 2:1 away and 4:2 at Anfield. Liverpool have had four rounds in the EPL, having seven points and occupying the eighth position. The victories were registered over Crystal Palace and Arsenal, a draw with Watford the defeat against Manchester City, 0:5. After the devastating loss against the Citizens, the reds will put maximum effort to get satisfaction for the loss.
After three played rounds in the Spanish football championship, Sevilla managed to gain seven points, which allow the team to be on the third position in the Spanish elite. The draw happened in a domestic game against Espanyol in the first round, after that, victories over Getafe away and Eibar at home. It is important to note, that Sevilla have started the season actively and positively and it is clear, that the side is in a good sporting shape.
Liverpool haven’t conceded in domestic games in the EPL yet, but the Reds conceded thrice in the UCL qualification against Hoffe. Sevilla, in their turn, has scored goals in every official match of the season.
Prediction for the match: Sevilla to score