AC Milan vs Liverpool LIVE: Champions League team news, line-ups and more tonight

AC Milan are hoping for a memorable night in their famous stadium, when they host Liverpool in the Champions League group stage on Tuesday night. The Rossoneri have work to do – and need a result to go their way in Portugal too – if they want to make the last-16, currently sat bottom of Group B. It’s a three-way fight for the second place to reach the knock-outs, but Milan’s opponents on the night are runaway leaders.

Jurgen Klopp’s side have won five from five to comfortably claim top spot regardless of this final result, but they could make history as the first Premier League side to win all six group stage games if they triumph at the San Siro.

The hosts’ task is likely to be made more difficult by a spate of attacking absences, but the Reds will rotate with a heavy fixture list to come, says the manager. “We have to rotate, we will rotate. We have to rotate, that is the headline,” Klopp told media on Monday. “We’ve had five games in the last 14 or 15 days and and after the Milan game, it’s pretty much the same number of games in the same number of days so we have to make the right decisions and we will.” Follow all the updates from AC Milan vs Liverpool following the conclusion of Leipzig vs Man City below:

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RB Leipzig 1 – 0 Man City

54 mins: Mukiele sends a cross-field ball over to Angelino on the left wing. He volleys a cross into the box but Walker blocks it and the ball bobbles out to De Bruyne.

Grealish flicks a pass round the corner to Gundogan who slides a through ball down the left wing for Sterling. He sprints after the ball and recovers it before cutting inside and seeing the raised offside flag.

RB Leipzig 1 – 0 Man City

51 mins: Sterling’s introduction has sparked a bit of life into Man City around the Leipzig penalty area. He takes on Mukiele and gest brought down over to the left of the box.

De Bruyne flicks the free kick into the middle but doesn’t beat the first Leipzig defender and the home side work the ball clear.

RB Leipzig 1 – 0 Man City

48 mins: Fernandinho and Szoboszlai both challenge for a bouncing ball with the Leipzig player winning possession. Fernandinho arrives half-a-second too late and clatters into the striker who goes down and wins a free kick in the middle of the pitch.

AC Milan vs Liverpool: Liverpool line-up

Jurgen Klopp has made eight changes to the Liverpool side who beat Wolves with only Alisson, Mo Salah and Sadio Mane keeping their places.

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Lots of talke surrounded Divock Origi’s inclusion and he starts up front with young Tyler Morton earning a spot in midfield.

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Williams, Konate, Phillips, Tsimikas, Morton, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Minamino, Salah, Origi, Mane.

Second half: RB Leipzig 1 – 0 Man City

Kick off: Raheem Sterling is on for Manchester City replacing Phil Foden at the break. Sterling has scored in his last two Champions League appearances, can he make it three from three?

Lukas Klostermann has been swapped out for Mohamed Simakan for Leipzig.

RB Leipzig 1 – 0 Man City

Four of Dominik Szoboszlai’s five goals in the Champions League have been scored in home games, while he’s also the top scoring Hungarian player in the competition’s history (5).

RB Leipzig 1 – 0 Man City



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Following the conclusion of this Group A fixture in which Manchester City now have to come from behind, Liverpool are travelling to AC Milan.

The Reds have already won the group but could become the first English team to win every single group stage match if they defeat Milan tonight.

Half-time: RB Leipzig 1 – 0 Man City

45 mins: No added time played in Germany and Man City head into the break a goal behind. They responded okay and had the better of the closing stages but Pep Guardiola won’t exactly be thrilled with his team’s performance in that half. I expect they’ll come back out with a bit more urgency.

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