Liverpool take on RB Leipzig this evening with the Reds knowing that progression is vital to both this season and next. Jürgen Klopp will need to recruit heavily in the summer and a strong Champions League campaign will be crucial to that. RB Leipzig have confirmed that Angelino will miss the game against Liverpool.
Crunch clash in Champions League
Liverpool are a club in crisis at the moment.
The Reds have been steadily sliding down the Premier League table since Christmas.
A top four finish seems unlikely now, meaning winning the Champions League is all the more important.
Liverpool take on RB Leipzig at the Puskas Arena in Hungary with a 2-0 away goal lead.
The Reds will be the home game for this leg and will hoping to exploit any gaps left behind a Leipzig side which will be forced to attack.
RB Leipzig confirm Angelino to miss Liverpool
The game could be defined by injuries.
The Reds are obviously without a majority of their defenders and are also missing some key stars from the midfield and attack.
RB Leipzig have confirmed that Angelino will miss the Liverpool tie tonight.
The left wing back is one of the Bundesliga side’s most threatening attacking outlets.
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Trent Alexander-Arnold will be licking his lips.
Angelino’s attacking style can often lead to pinning opposition full backs into their own half.
In the ex-Man City man’s absence Trent could be freed up to fly down the wing, unworried by Angelino’s countering threat.
This could be an absence to define the tie.