Luis Díaz will live a new chapter in the Champions League


matches won by Liverpool in this edition of the Champions League.

Louis Diaz, who appears on the squad list Liverpool, faces this Tuesday (2:00 pm) an old acquaintance, the benfica of portugal, country in which he shone with Porto and that served as a springboard to reach England.

The peasant will have his third match in this edition of the Champions League with the Reds, after playing 38 minutes in the round of 16 against Inter Milan.

As is usual, coach Jurgen Klopp, in the press conference prior to the game in Lisbon, he gave clues about a possible ownership of the Colombian in the Da Luz stadium. “With Vitor Matos, Pep Lijnders, Diogo Jota and Luis (members of the team with a past in Portuguese football) we have enough specialists for football in that country,” Klopp said and added, laughing, that the Colombian tried to provide information from Benfica for 10 minutes, but due to the impossibility of the language “we did not understand any word”, said the German strategist.

Despite the favoritism that the English team may have before the game, Jürgen did not underestimate his rival and added that it is one of the teams with the most titles in Portugal and has performed well during this tournament, eliminating Barcelona in the group stage , and to Ajax in the round of 16.

For this commitment, Klopp will have his entire squad available, including right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold, recovered from a physical problem.

Liverpool, which disputes manchester city The title of Premier league and the england Cup, goes to Lisbon to challenge Benfica, aware that the rival is used to big European events.

Klopp’s team is in good shape in the championship (ten wins in a row), but their last Champions League game was a frustrating but inconsequential loss at home to Inter Milan in the previous round (1-0, after a win 2-0 in Milan).

This first leg at the Stadio de la Luz could be dangerous for the Reds, who are looking for a fabulous ‘quadruplet’ after having already won the League Cup, but face a physically tough schedule.

Liverpool comes from beating Watford 2-0 last Saturday for the Premier, while Benfica lost 3-2 to Braga in the Portuguese League.

Another day in which the inspiration of Luis Díaz is expected, who has scored two goals with his cast in the League, but not in champions