The UEFA Champions League is back with its third match day of group stage. Liverpool vs Real Madrid will be one of the most crucial game of the competition that will be watched by millions of football fans. The upcoming match of Champions League will be played on 22nd October (GMT) at Anfield. The big giants of United Kingdom and Spain are all set for big clash. Can the vikings defend their La Decima title? let’s Have a discussion on the Liverpool vs Real Madrid match preview with match time & TV telecast channels.
Liverpool vs Real Madrid Time & Telecast
|Competition||Champions League 2014–15|
|Date||22nd October [GMT], 23rd Oct [IST]|
|Time||6:45pm [GMT], 12:45am [IST]|
|Seating Capacity||45,522 spectators|
|Home Team||The Reds|
|Away Team||Los Blancos|
|Round||Group Stage [1st Leg]|
|Ten Action, Ten Sports Live,|
LFCTV GO, Canal+ Sport
Spain: C+ Liga de Campeones / HD
United Kingdom: Talksport Radio UK, Sky Go Extra, Sky Sports 5
India: Ten Action, Ten Sports Live,
Portugal: Sport TV3
Germany: Sky Go Deutschland
Finland: Katsomo, MTV Sport 1
Argentina: ESPN Cono Sur, ESPN Latin America Andina
Belgium: Voofoot 3, Sporting 3
Brazil: ESPN Cono Sur, ESPN Latin America Andina
Russia: NTV+ Football 2, NTV+ Sport Online
United Arab Emirates: beIN Sports Arabia 1 HD,
United States: NBCSN, Deportes Telemundo En Vivo,
Uruguay: ESPN Cono Sur, ESPN Latin America Andina
France: beIN Sports 2, beIN Sports Connect
Chile: ESPN Cono Sur, ESPN Latin America Andina
China: QQ Sports Live
Denmark: Viaplay Denmark, 6’eren, TV3+ HD
Ghana: SL2G, SuperSport 3 Africa, SuperSport Select 2
Liverpool vs Real Madrid Match Preview
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Real Madrid have won five of their last seven away games in the UEFA champions League including a 2–1 victory at Ludogorets last time out. On the other side, The Reds, have won only 4 of 14 home matches against Spanish visitors, their record reading: W4 D6 L4.
Los Blancos continues their winning form in domestic league with goals. After scoring 5 goals in last game against Levante, the vikings are now the first ever club in the history of La Liga to score 30 goals in first 8 games of the competition.
Their rivals, the reds are looking to come back in winning track. With 7 goals in last 5 games, it could be a tough task for Brendon Rodgers to to face team like Real Madrid specially when they are in dominating form.
Last time, when both teams faced each other, the reds tasted huge victory of 5–0 on aggregate in the season of UEFA Champions League 2008-09 in the round of 16. At that time, Los Blancos defender Alvaro Arbeloa was a Liverpool player. It was biggest defeat of Real Madrid in the history of Champions League.
Liverpool have lost just one of their last 18 matches in UEFA competition and beat PFC Ludogorets Razgrad 2–1 at Anfield on match day one. Los Blancos currently in terrific form as they won all last 5 matches with big difference.
Cristiano Ronaldo is now become the first ever player in La Liga to score 15 goals in first 8 games [played 7], The Portuguese striker is at the top performance of his footballing career. Can he continue this run against Liverpool on third match day?