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Atletico Madrid and Liverpool are set to renew what feels like an annual Champions League battle when they face off in Spain on Tuesday in Group B play on Paramount+. Entering Matchday 3, the two teams are both sitting pretty. The Reds are 2-0-0 and top the group with six points, while Atleti are 1-1-0, holding a three-point lead over third-place Porto.

The winner here will get to the midway point of the group stage in first place, while the Reds can also do so with just a draw. 

Here's how you can watch the match and what to know, and don't forget to check out our experts' picks for this match and the rest of the Champions League slate:

How to watch and odds

  • Date: Tuesday, Oct. 19 | Time: 3 p.m. ET
  • Location: Wanda Metropolitano -- Madrid, Spain
  • TV and live stream: Paramount+
  • Odds: Atletico +225; Draw +235; Liverpool +125 (via Caesars Sportsbook) 


Atleti: Los Colchoneros enter the game without any big worries, aside from being without Stefan Savic due to suspension. They are one of the few teams in the world with an impressive record against the Reds and will look to add to it. Having faced off four times, Atleti have won two and drawn two, scoring six goals and conceding four. 

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Liverpool: Thiago Alcantara is still out with a calf injury, and Curtis Jones is doubtful for this match, though the young English midfielder has returned to training. He suffered a slight injury during the international break while with the England U-21 team. Meanwhile, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Diogo Jota both seemed questionable ahead of last weekend, but Alexander-Arnold played in the 5-0 win over Watford on Saturday while Jota was on the bench. Both are expected to play here.


A physical, defensive draw seems both teams share a point. Pick: Liverpool 1, Atletico 1