Liverpool vs Benfica: TV channel, live stream, kick-off time, team news for TONIGHT'S Champions League encounter

LIVERPOOL will be eager to finish off what they started in their Champions League quarter-final second leg clash with Benfica TONIGHT.

A late Luis Diaz goal in Portugal enabled the Reds to bring a two goal cushioned lead back to Anfield.

But Jurgen Klopp's men will be disappointed that they weren't able to repeat that same trick against Manchester City on the weekend.

Meanwhile, the Eagles are well off the pace in Primeira Liga – trailing league leaders Porto by 15 points.

However, sought-after Darwin Nunez scored a hat-trick in their previous outing so Benfica will be hoping that he can continue his fine form.

What time does Liverpool vs Benfica kick off?

  • Liverpool take on Benfica TONIGHT-Wednesday, April 13.
  • The match is scheduled to kick-off at 8pm UK time.
  • Anfield will be the venue for this fixture which holds approximately 53,000 spectators.
  • Klopp's men are in command of the tie with a 3-1 lead going into the second leg.

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What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

  • Liverpool vs Benfica will be broadcasted live on BT Sport 3 and BT Sport 3 HD.
  • The coverage will commence from 7:15pm UK time – 45 minutes before kick-off.
  • Subscription members have the option of streaming the game live courtesy of the BT Sport website or app.

Team news

Klopp has ALL players in the side fit and raring to go ahead of this big Champions League clash with Benfica.

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Which means that a number of members will have to miss out on the match-day squad.

However, the same cannot be said about the Portuguese giants who will still be without long-term absentee Lucas Verissimo.

Rodrigo Pinho continues to suffer from a ruptured cruciate ligament and Rafa Silva is nursing his muscualr problem.

On the flip side, former Spurs star Jan Vertonghen is back to partner up with ex-Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi following a recent ban.

Betting odds

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  • Liverpool to win 1/4
  • Draw 5/1
  • Benfica to win 10/1

To qualify (incl ET and Pen)

  • Liverpool to win 1/4
  • Benfica to win 66/1

*Odds courtesy of Betfair are correct as of Wednesday, April 13

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