The Champions League is back! After a short break, the second leg of the round of 16 is ready to kick off on Tuesday. Having advanced past the group stage, Real Madrid will now face off against Liverpool at 3:00 p.m. ET on February 21st at Anfield.
With their success against Celtic back in November of 2022, Real Madrid have now tallied two blowout victories on the season. Real Madrid blew past Celtic 5-1. That result was just more of the same for these two, as Real Madrid also won the last time the pair played on September 6, 2022.
Meanwhile, Liverpool extended their game-winning streak to five back in November of 2022. Liverpool were able to grind out a solid win over Napoli , winning 2-0. The score was all tied up 0-0 after the first half, but Liverpool scored two unanswered goals in the second.
Real Madrid are the reigning Champions League champion after winning last year’s final 1-0 against Liverpool. As for Liverpool, they were one match away from winning it all, losing to Real Madrid 1-0 in the Champions League final.
Real Madrid sure made it a nail-biter, but they managed to escape with a win over Liverpool back in May of 2022. Will Real Madrid repeat their success, or do Liverpool have a better game plan this time around? We’ll find out soon enough.
On Tuesday evening one of the games of the season will take place as Liverpool welcome defending European and world champions Real Madrid to Anfield for the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash.
It is a rematch of both the 2018 and 2022 finals, which were both won by Real Madrid. The side from the Spanish capital have a total of 14 European Cups, more than any other side, Liverpool have six the joint third-highest figure alongside Bayern Munich.
So far this season Liverpool have had a difficult time, they are currently eighth in the Premier League table, seven points off fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur.
Both sides are amongst the favourites to go on and win the competition this season but only one can progress to the next stage in 2023.
Fans around the world can stream this Champions League match and The Sporting News has all the details on how to do so below.
Here’s how fans around the world can stream the match around the world.
UK/North America Name
Fans in the UK can stream this game via BT Sport’s streaming platforms with Champions League coverage in the USA provided in both English- and Spanish-language streams on fuboTV. Paramount+ and ViX+ will also have the stream for subscribers.
DAZN is the exclusive Canadian broadcaster for the 2022/23 Champions League season.
Coverage of this Champions League clash in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore is provided by beIN Sports with Sony LIV/Jio TV on duty in India.
Stan Sport is the 2022/23 Champions League broadcaster in Australia with Spark Sport covering it in New Zealand.
Champions League schedule: Round of 16 First Legs — Feb 21/22
The first half of the the 2022/23 Champions League Round of 16 first legs were completed last week with Liverpool and Real Madrid paired in part two of the schedule by UEFA.