Liverpool host Milan at Anfield in Round 1 of the 2021-22 Champions league season.
The match time is 7 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 15 September 2021. The match venue is Anfield in Liverpool, England.
Let’s check out the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineup. After that, you’ll get betting tips and match predictions for the Liverpool vs AC Milan (September 15) game.
Liverpool vs AC Milan (September 15) latest betting odds
Liverpool have their odds for a win valued at 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional). The odds for a draw are valued at 4.00 (+300; 3/1), while AC Milan to win odds are valued at 6.00 (+500; 5/1).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Liverpool — 63%, draw — 21%, AC Milan — 16%.
Latest betting odds on Liverpool vs AC Milan (15 September 2021):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.61 (-165; 20/33)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.30 (+130; 13/10)
- Asian handicap (-1.0) on Liverpool — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Asian handicap (+1.0) on AC Milan — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
Liverpool vs AC Milan (September 15) match preview and statistics
Liverpool are among the four teams topping the Premier league table with 10 points and a +8 goal difference. The Reds have three wins and a draw in four games, scored nine goals and conceded one in this period.
They beat Leeds United 3-0 in the last game. Trent Alexander Arnold had a great game, he created the most chances in the game, gave five key passes and provided an assist. Mohamed Salah opened the scoring in the 20th minute of the game. Arnold squared the ball for Salah, who tapped it into the net. Five minutes after the start of the second half, Fabinho doubled the lead smashing the ball into the net.
Sadio Mane finally got his goal in the added minutes, from a pass by Thiago Alcantara in the six-yard box. It was a comfortable win for the Reds. Harvey Elliot suffered an ankle injury in the game. Pascal Struijk got red carded for the challenge on Elliot.
Jurgen Klopp’s side had 56% possession, 30 shots, created 28 chances and had a very high xG of 4.12. They head into this match with great momentum and seek a win in the opening game.
Liverpool team news: Harvey Elliot, Roberto Firmino and Takumi Minamino are sidelined due to injuries.
AC Milan have a perfect record since the start of the season, with three wins in three games. They beat Lazio 2-0 in the last match.
Rafael Leao scored on the stroke of halftime to give Milan the lead, assisted by Ante Rebic who laid the ball back to Leao. Franck Kessie missed a penalty and couldn’t double the lead just before halftime. Zlatan Ibrahimovic doubled the lead in the 67th minute of the second half, from a cut-back pass by Ante Rebic. Rebic was instrumental in the win, creating both chances that lead to the goals.
Stefano Pioli’s men had 47% possession, 19 shots, created 15 chances of which four were big and a high xG of 3.05. Lazio tried but the Rossoneri played better.
AC Milan team news: Rade Krunic and Tiemoue Bakayoko are unavailable due to injuries.
Liverpool vs AC Milan H2H
Both teams have met four times, Liverpool have two wins, Milan have one win and a draw. The Reds have won each of the last two meetings between both sides.
Liverpool vs AC Milan (September 15) key players and lineups
Liverpool projected starting lineup:
- Alisson Becker
- Trent Alexander-Arnold
- Joel Matip
- Virgil Van Dijk
- Andrew Robertson
- Jordan Henderson
- Thiago Alcantara
- Mohamed Salah
- Diogo Jota
- Sadio Mane
Mohamed Salah will be looking forward to scoring a goal in this match. He has three goals and two assists in four league games. Salah scored the first goal in the last game and the team will need him at his best to get the desired result.
AC Milan projected starting lineup:
- Mike Maignan
- Davide Calabria
- Alessio Romagnoli
- Fikayo Tomori
- Theo Hernandez
- Sandro Tonali
- Franck Kessie
- Alessandro Florenzi
- Brahim Diaz
- Rafael Leao
- Ante Rebic
The key player to watch out for is Ante Rebic. he dropped a brilliant performance in the last game, creating the most chances (8) and assisting the two goals scored.
Liverpool vs AC Milan (September 15) betting tips and prediction
Both sides head into this match in top form, winning their last match which is a major boost. Their group is one of the toughest, so every point counts. Last season, the Reds had series of injuries and couldn’t go far in the CL but this time they have a healthy squad.
Milan are also playing at a top level, with recent results they are not a side to overlook. Liverpool has the upper hand when you compare squad strength and should be able to get the win.
Betting prediction: Both teams to score
Odds: 1.71 (-140 American; 5/7 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Over 10 corners
Odds: 2.20 (+120 American; 6/5 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Mohamed Salah to score anytime
Odds: 1.60 (-165 American; 20/33 Fractional)