Basel v Liverpool live stream, betting odds as 9/2 on Champions League away win backable

Latest Liverpool v Basel live streaming schedule, plus latest betting odds from the Champions League clash in Switzerland as the Reds look very backable at 9/2 to take all three points (KO 19:45).

A win for Liverpool away to the Swiss side FC Basel would put them in an excellent position in their Champions League group.

Liverpool edged past PFC Ludogorets on their return to the Champions League, with Steven Gerrard scoring a late penalty for the hosts.

Enhanced Odds – Get Liverpool at 9/2 to beat Basel (was 6/5)

Basel were easily beaten away to the defending champions Real Madrid, with Cristiano Ronaldo among the goalscorers.

In the Switzerland league, Basel sit top, however could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Thun ahead of the visit of Liverpool.

Domestically Liverpool have made a slow start to the campaign, recording just two wins in their first six games.

liverpool-oddsThey were held to a 1-1 draw by their city rivals Everton on Saturday, with Phil Jagielka scoring a superb long range equaliser.

On the two previous occasions the pair have met, the games have ended all square, including a thriller in Switzerland.

Liverpool drew 3-3 in Basel, despite trailing 3-0 at half-time, although it was enough for Basel to progress at the Reds expense.

The other match in the group see’s the tournament holders Real Madrid travel to PFC Ludogorets.

Team news
The former Liverpool full-back Philipp Degen will miss the match against his former employers through injury.

Marco Streller is a recognisable name and will lead the line for Basel, as they look to get off the mark in the Champions League this term.

Daniel Sturridge is unlikely to be risked from the off, meaning Mario Balotelli will continue to lead the line.

Raheem Sterling and Adam Lallana will both play close to Balotelli, with Lazar Markovic to miss out.

Glen Johnson is still out, whilst Mamadou Sakho won’t start, after his reaction to missing out on the squad for the Everton game.

Expected starting XI’s
FC Basel (4-4-2): Vaclik; Safari, Suchy, Schar, Schar; Aliji, Gashy, Serey Die, El Nenney; Streller, Gonzalez
Liverpool (4-2-3-1): Mignolet; Manquillo, Lovren, Sktrel, Moreno; Gerrard, Henderson; Sterling, Lallana, Coutinho; Balotelli

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