Benfica v Liverpool live stream, BT Sport, Tuesday 5 April, 8pm BST
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Liverpool (opens in new tab)’s quest to reclaim the Champions League title takes them to Lisbon on Tuesday, as they face Benfica in the first leg of their quarter-final clash.
Jurgen Klopp’s side, who were last crowned European champions in 2018/19, earned a 2-1 aggregate win over Inter Milan in the last 16 to reach this stage.
They are favourites to reach the semi-finals, but Benfica have impressed in this season’s tournament and upset Ajax with a 3-2 aggregate win in the last round.
The Lisbon outfit smashed Barcelona 3-0 at home in the group stage, before taking a 0-0 draw at Camp Nou, as they finished in second place at the expense of the Spanish giants.
Liverpool have been in imperious form in the Champions League this season, though, winning all six of their group games to top a difficult-looking section ahead of Atletico Madrid, Porto and AC Milan.
Their 1-0 loss to Inter in the last 16 second leg last month was the first game they haven’t won in Europe this season, but they responded to that with four consecutive victories in the Premier League and FA Cup.
The most recent was a 2-0 win against Watford at Anfield on Saturday, where Diogo Jota and Fabinho were on target to keep the Reds in second place, one point behind leaders Manchester City.
Kick-off is at 8pm GMT and the game is being shown live on BT Sport 3 (opens in new tab) in the UK.
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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.
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