Hey Reds! The Champions League is back, and it's back at Anfield! The greatest club competition returns on Tuesday, as Liverpool welcomes Real Madrid for the first leg of their round of 16 battle! Liverpool will travel to the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium on March 15th for the second leg of this matchup.
The history between Liverpool FC and Real Madrid is one of the most storied and fascinating in the world of football. The two clubs have a long and rich history of competing against each other in some of the biggest matches in European football. Both clubs are amongst the most successful in the world, with Real Madrid winning the European Cup the most amount of times, and Liverpool 3rd on the list.
"I know our people will give their absolutely everything – I can't wait to play the game really."
The two clubs have a long and fascinating history, marked by numerous memorable matches and iconic moments. Whether it's the Paris final in 1981, or the more recent clashes in the Champions League, Liverpool and Real Madrid have provided football fans with some unforgettable moments over the years.
This all sets up Tuesday's clash perfectly, and let's hope for another historic moment, with Liverpool coming out on top and progressing to the next round of course! 🔴
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Article by Matthew Taylor
Matthew has been with the Anfield Shop since October 2021. Matt loves everything football, and everything Liverpool! He attended Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, where he played football while also achieving an undergraduate degree in Marketing and a master's in Interactive Digital Media & Communications.