Liverpool vs Real Madrid: 6 Key Stats

April 14, 2021

Here are some key pointers ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final, second leg match. Real Madrid take a 3-1 advantage into the game.

After winning their first 3 meetings with Real Madrid in European competition, Liverpool have lost each of their last 4 against the Spanish giants

This will be Real Madrid’s third visit to Anfield to face Liverpool in European competition – they lost 0-4 in March 2009 and won 3-0 in October 2014 (both in the Champions League)

Five of Liverpool’s 11 home defeats in the Champions League have come against Spanish opposition, while Real Madrid could become just the second side to win away against the Reds twice in the competition, after Barcelona

Real Madrid have scored in each of their last 23 Champions League knockout stage matches since a goalless draw with Manchester City in the 2015-16 semi-final (50 goals)

Vinícius Junior scored twice for Real Madrid in the first leg against Liverpool, as many goals as he’d netted in his first 17 appearances in the Champions League

Mohamed Salah has scored in each of his last 4 Champions League appearances – the only Liverpool player to score in 5 consecutive European Cup/Champions League games is Steven Gerrard, who did so in the 2007-08 campaign

Key takeouts: Real Madrid to score, Mo Salah to score. Either way we see Real Madrid progressing to the semi-finals where they’d play Chelsea

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