Liverpool won 5-0 in the reverse fixture against Atalanta, while they last won multiple games against Italian sides in a European campaign in 2007-08 – two wins against Inter Milan in the Last 16 of the UEFA Champions League.
Two of Atalanta’s three heaviest defeats in European competition have been at the hands of English opponents – 1-5 v Manchester City last season and 0-5 v Liverpool in their most recent game.
Liverpool are looking to record four consecutive victories in the UEFA Champions League for the first time since March 2009.
Atalanta have won each of their last three away games in the UEFA Champions League, scoring at least three goals in each. However, the last time they failed to win away from home in the competition was on their most recent trip to England (1-5 v Man City last season).
Liverpool haven’t conceded a goal in their last three UEFA Champions League games – their longest streak of clean sheets in the competition since April 2018 (a run of four).
Atalanta failed to score in their most recent outing in the UEFA Champions League (0-5 v Liverpool), ending a run of 10 games in which they scored in each, at an average of 2.3 per game. They’ve never previously failed to score in back-to-back games in the competition.
- Liverpool have won their last four games at Anfield
- The Reds have won six of their last seven home UCL games within 90 minutes
- Liverpool have won their three group games to nil so far
- Jota has scored seven times in his last six Liverpool games
At home in the Champions League this season, Liverpool have played 1, won 1, drawn 0 and lost 0.
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