Liverpool set to reach UCL

Liverpool carry a 2-0 advantage into the second leg of their UEFA Champions League tie with Inter Milan. the two sides will meet again to determine who reaches the quarter-finals.

Last month, Jurgen Klopp’s side claimed a relatively straightforward victory at the San Siro thanks to second-half goals from Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah.

Liverpool enjoyed the lion’s share of possession and racked up 13 shots. Meanwhile, Inter failed to register a single attempt on target.

The Merseysiders find themselves second in the Premier League table ten points clear of third-place Chelsea having won each of their last seven league games.

Although Man City remain in pole position to defend their crown, Liverpool look set to push the reigning champions all the way.

Not only have the Reds won each of their last seven league matches, but they have also won each of their previous 12 encounters across all competitions.

As for Inter, they head into Tuesday’s clash on the back of a 5-0 victory over Salernitana. Lautaro Martinez netted a hat-trick before Edin Dzeko bagged a brace.

Simone Inzaghi’s side lost just one of their first 22 Serie A games this season but have only managed to win two of their previous six.

Having failed to record a shot on target in the first leg, Inter look set to struggle against Liverpool’s sturdy backline at Anfield.

Head-to-head: Across all European competitions, Liverpool and Inter have met on five occasions. The Reds have secured four wins over the years, while Inter have won just once.

Liverpool have won each of the last three meetings between the teams without conceding a single goal along the way.

Liverpool set to reach UCL

Team news: Liverpool have no fresh injury concerns. That said, there are question marks over the fitness of Roberto Firmino, Thiago Alcantara and Joel Matip.

On the flip side, Inter head to England with a full-strength squad after welcoming back Nicolo Barella from suspension.