Benfica v Liverpool: TV channel and team news for Champions League clash
Liverpool take on Benfica in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Benfica host Liverpool at the Estádio da Luz Stadium on Tuesday evening as Jurgen Klopp's side strive to edge one step closer to completing the quadruple.
Here's everything you need to know about the Champions League quarter-final first leg, including kick-off time, team news, and TV channel details.
Benfica v Liverpool: Where is the game being played and what time is kick-off?
The Champions League quarter-final between Benfica and Liverpool takes place at the Estádio da Luz stadium in Lisbon.
Here is how you can watch and stream the game.
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How can I watch Benfica v Liverpool on TV and where can I stream it?
In the Republic of Ireland, the match will be televised on RTÉ 2 with coverage beginning at 7:30 pm. For viewers in the United Kingdom, the game will be shown on BT Sport 3, with coverage beginning at 7:15 pm.
The match can be streamed on the RTÉ Player and the LiveScore app. BT Sport subscribers can also watch the match on the company's app.
NOW are currently running an offer for their Sports Extra package, which includes BT Sport and Premier Sports, for €10 a month for three months, down from the usual price of €34.
Who is available for both sides ahead of kick-off.
Benfica are currently third in the Primeira Liga, 12 points off the leader's Porto. Former Premier League players Jan Vertonghen, Nicolas Otamendi, and Adel Taarabt could all feature for the Lisbon outfit.
This is the first time since 2017 Benfica have reached the Champions League knock-out stages. Darwin Nunez is their standout player, with 27 goals in 34 appearances this season.
The six-time Champions League winners have a full squad to choose from.
Keita and Alexander-Arnold are expected to return to action. Whilst Matip and Curtis Jones are both available after picking up knocks in their 2-0 win over Watford on Saturday.
Liverpool provisional squad: Alisson Becker, Adrian, Caoimhin Kelleher, Virgil Van Dijk, Ibrahima Konate, Joe Gomez, Konstantinos Tsimikas, Andy Robertson, Joel Matip, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara, James Milner, Naby Keita, Jordan Henderson, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Curtis Jones, Harvey Elliott, Robert Firmino, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Takumi Minamino, Jota, Luis Diaz, Divock Origi.
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