Villarreal vs Liverpool will be happening at Estadio de la Cerámica today. As the two teams will meet in the second-leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.
Apparently, Villarreal lost 2-0 to Liverpool at Anfield last week. So, the Reds have the upper-hand in winning the match. As a result, they are on the verge of making it to the final this campaign.
Meanwhile, the Villarreal vs Liverpool game is most likely to favour the Jurgen Klopp’s men. Because Liverpool are the latest team to won all five of their away games in Europe this season, winning by an aggregate of 15-5.
Nevertheless, the semi-finals clash could be an amazing moment for Mohamed Salah. Because he’s on the verge of breaking a UEFA Champions League record today at Estadio de la Cerámica.
The UEFA Champions League Mohamed Salah could break today:
The Egyptian wizard could smash Lionel Messi’s UEFA Champions League record today, against Villarreal. And it will be an amazing achievement for him.
Mohamed Salah has scored 11 goals in the knock-out stages of the UEFA Champions League. While Lionel Messi has scored 12 goals, so the Egyptian mastero can break the record today. If he scores two goals against the La Liga side.
In other words, Karim Benzema has the most goals (16) scored in the UCL knock-out stages, followed by Sadio Mané (14). However, the Jurgen Klopp’s man can go all out for Lionel Messi’s record tonight in the Villarreal vs Liverpool game.
Of course, the 7th Ballon D’or winner remains incomparable in UEFA Champions League history. But, the Reds’ goal-machine can smash his record of 12 goals scored in knock-out stages today. Because, he’s currently got 11 goals.
Villarreal vs Liverpool: Can Mohamed Salah break the record?
Mohamed Salah scores an average of 0.76 goals every 90 minutes this season. So, he’s able and capable of netting two goals at Estadio de la Cerámica this evening.
Statistically speaking, the Egyptian wizard has been able to register eight goals and one assist in his 11 UEFA Champions League appearances this season. With that being said, Unai Emery’s men may not be able to cage him.
The Spanish gaffer claimed that Liverpool would suffer at the Estadio de la Cerámica today. Because he’s most likely to strengthen the defense line. Meanwhile, Mohamed Salah registered an assist in the first-leg at Anfield.
As a result, he’s most likely to break the UCL record today. As Pervis Estupiñán and Francis Coquelin may not be able to handle him from the left wing.