While the scoreline doesn’t exactly tell the whole story, the fact Liverpool beat the Italian champions 2-0 last month affords Jurgen Klopp some breathing space.
Indeed, with a busy schedule ahead, Liverpool can afford to rotate somewhat, albeit while respecting just how dangerous Inter can be.
With two Premier League games ahead over the course of the next week before an FA Cup quarter-final, Liverpool remain in the hunt for an unprecedented quadruple but first must overcome an Inter side who caused them problems in the first leg.
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Inter Milan @ Liverpool
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Liverpool is hoping for another win. They didn’t even let Inter Milan onto the board and left with a 2-0 victory three weeks ago. So long as Liverpool remains within one, they will secure a sure spot in the next round.
The teams are set to face off at Anfield at 3 p.m. ET Tuesday, March 8th, the winner advancing to the quarter-finals. Keep up with this and all the UEFA Champions League action on CBSSports.com.
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Liverpool will welcome Inter Milan to Anfield on Wednesday for their home leg last 16 tie of the UEFA Champions League. The Reds will be fairly confident in qualifying for the next round of Europe’s premier competition, having taken a healthy 2-0 lead during the reverse leg of the tie.
Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah were on target for the Premier League side at San Siro when Jurgen Klopp’s men defeated Inter on their home soil last month. Following the loss, the Serie A giants are now facing an uphill battle to keep their continental dream alive.
The UEFA Champions League match between Liverpool and Inter Milan is slated to begin at 1:30 am (IST).