Atletico Madrid are on Merseyside for the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with the current holders.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are the best team in Europe, having reached back-to-back finals, lifting the European Cup for the sixth time and running away with the Premier League in the current campaign.

Their last visit to the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano wasn’t as enjoyable as their only one before that as Saul Niguez made sure Diego Simeone’s men took a lead to Anfield.

Los Rojiblancos are in a similar situation to the one they faced in the 2015/16 semi-finals when they took a 1-0 advantage to Germany in their tie with Bayern Munich.

Pep Guardiola’s footballing machine weren’t able to get a result that night as Simeone’s team progressed to the final in Milan. Continue reading

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