Roma vs Liverpool Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Second Champions League semi-finals and another one very interesting game awaits us in Italy where Roma takes on Liverpool. The Reds have a big advantage from the first leg and this game is going to be dynamic and open one with lots of scoring chances. Roma have nothing to lose - if they want to reach finals then must score three goals more then Liverpool. It will be a really hard job for Roma who made the same against Barca in recent round of the Champions League.
Roma have lost first leg 2-5 at Anfield and now all players are highly motivated for this hard rematch. They are appearing in their first European semi-final for 27 years and it will be a truly hard to reach the final. Roma overturned a 4-1 first leg defeat in Barcelona and now have to do the same. The Giallorossi believe they can do it again against Liverpool on Wednesday and they will play offensive from the first minute. They yet to concede in five Champions League home matches and it will be one of their main objectives for this clash.
On the other side Liverpool also play very well this season and they are undefeated in their last 15 matches in the Champions League. They were held to a 0-0 home draw by Stoke on Saturday and remain 3rd in the Premier League and almost all key players are rested to be ready for this game. The Reds have scored 17 goals in their last four European away matches. Also they have scored at least 2 goals in 8 of their last 9 matches in the Champions League.
When it comes to their mutual encounters Liverpool are yet to lose to Roma in the European Cup/Champions League in four meetings. The Reds have won two of these four previous meetings.
Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco says: "We've got to want this comeback and give it everything – we've got to do something truly great. Our ambition should be to get to Kyiv."
Jürgen Klopp, Liverpool manager: "Even if we defend with all players, it doesn’t mean that all players are deep in your own box. It only means that a few are immediately involved in defending and then you need immediately options when you win the ball. A lot of people might think Roma have only to win 3-0, but that's quite a result. We'll be there as well – we won't stay in the dressing room."
The main referee for the match is Damir Skomina from Slovenia. Assistant referees are Jure Praprotnik, Robert Vukan, Matej Jug and Slavko Vincic, while fourth official is Tomaz Klancnik.
Roma have several missing players for the second leg game with Liverpool. Rick Karsdorp and Gregoire Defrel are injured and they will not play on Wednesday night. Diego Perotti and Kevin Strootman are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
On the other side Liverpool have more missing players for this game. Joel Matip, Emre Can, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain and Joseph Gomez are injured and they can't play on the match against Roma. Adam Lallana, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mané are doubtful for the match. All other players are ready to play in Rome.
Possible starting lineups
Roma: Alisson; Florenzi, Manolas, Fazio, Kolarov; Nainggolan, De Rossi, Pellegrini; Schick, Džeko, El Shaarawy
Liverpool: Karius; Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Henderson, Milner; Salah, Firmino, Mané
Roma vs Liverpool Prediction
What a great football game to place our bet and win a big on Wednesday night. Rematch between Roma and Liverpool brings us fantastic game of football with lots of scoring chances and goals. Both teams like to play offensive and attractive football and they will play aggressive in attack. Liverpool have a big advantage from the first leg in England, and now Roma have nothing to lose. They must score three goals if want to reach finals and all players are eager to play aggressive from the first minute. They will try to score two goals in first half time and then to play strong in midfield in the second halve. On the other side Liverpool like to play offensive football, but this time their main objective for the match will be fast counterattacks. It will be an open and dynamic game with lots of excitements and thrills, but for sure we will enjoy in very good football.
So our prediction and betting tips for the match Roma vs Liverpool Prediction: Roma to win. We expect from Roma to win this game, but also we expect from Both teams to score. Also we expect from Liverpool to reach final against Real Madrid and our risky bet goes on correct score 2-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.