Liverpool vs FK Crvena zvezda EUFA champions League on 25.10.2018.
After losing away to Napoli in the last round, Liverpool will be grateful to return home where they are unbeaten in 17 European home matches (W12, D5), and have scored 11 goals in their last three Champions League (CL) games.
Standing Group C:
- Napoli 4 points
- Liverpool 3 points
- Paris Sg Saint 3 points
- FK Crvena zvezda 1 points
In their nine most recent victories at Anfield (all competitions), Liverpool have also scored 3+ goals on eight occasions and 3.55 goals per match on average. Additionally, this season alone, the ‘Reds’ boast a total goal difference of +7 (GF 8, GA 1) from the first halves of their six home matches (all competitions).
Red Star are participating in the CL group stage for the first time. After a somewhat lucky draw with Napoli, they were sent packing after a 6-1 defeat in Paris on the last matchday – marking the club’s joint-biggest European defeat in their history.
That was, however, their first defeat in 35 matches (W26, D8, L1) – and their first away defeat since February.
Live streaming Liverpool vs FK Crvena zvezda 25.10.2018
The sides met in the 1973 European Cup when the Red Star knocked out Liverpool – the only occasion when Liverpool have met Serbian opposition. Red Star have played 17 games against English opposition in European competition, and hold a fairly even record (W6, D6, L5).
Players to watch: Mohamed Salah found the net for the first time in a month last game, but is still hunting his first CL goal this season. Richmond Boakye, meanwhile, has five goals in his last five games for Red Star (all competitions).
Stat attack: Five of Liverpool’s eight first-half goals this season have arrived before the 30th minute.
Liverpool have been shown one yellow card or less in five of their last six home matches.
Red Star have scored in ten straight away games (all competitions).
Will not play
Referee: Siebert D. (Ger),
Venue: Anfield (Liverpool)