Leipzig-Liverpool | Leipzig vs Liverpool Champions League preview: where to watch, predicted line-ups, team news | UEFA Champions League

Leipzig host Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 on 16 February at 21:00 CET. This page will update with team news, quotes and expert analysis as kick-off approaches.

Leipzig vs Liverpool build-up

What’s the story?

A meeting of 2019 winners and 2020 semi-finalists that pits together Jürgen Klopp and the 33-year-old who has long been earmarked as ‘the new Jürgen Klopp’, Julian Nagelsmann. Klopp has never faced Leipzig – they did not grace the Bundesliga until after his 2015 departure for England – but needs no introduction to a side that ended Manchester United’s UEFA Champions League hopes.

Highlights: Leipzig 3-2 Man. United (2 mins)

Highlights: Leipzig 3-2 Man. United (2 mins)

Where to watch the game on TV

Fans can find their local UEFA Champions League broadcast partner(s) here.

Form guide


Latest: Leipzig 4-0 Bochum, 03/02
Where they stand: 2nd in Bundesliga


Latest: Liverpool 0-1 Brighton, 03/03
Where they stand: 4th in Premier League

Watch all Salah's Liverpool Champions League goals

Watch all Salah’s Liverpool Champions League goals

Possible line-ups

Leipzig: Gulácsi; Orban, Upamecano, Halstenberg; Mukiele, Kampl, Sabitzer, Angeliño; Haidara, Olmo; Forsberg

Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Matip, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Henderson, Thiago Alcántara; Mané, Salah, Firmino

Expert predictions

To follow

Match stats and facts

View from the camps

Rush reaction to Liverpool's Leipzig clash

Rush reaction to Liverpool’s Leipzig clash

Jürgen Klopp, Liverpool manager: “[The draw is] pretty much as tough as it gets. Leipzig played in the semi-final last year and this year look good again. In a very difficult, tricky group, they went through and it says pretty much everything about them: outstanding.”

More to follow

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