Liverpool vs Ajax: Champions League preview and prediction

A humbling defeat away to Napoli continued the Reds’ middling start to the campaign and left Jurgen Klopp pondering serious changes to his setup and squad.

There were no such problems for Ajax last week though as they trounced Rangers 4-0 before putting five past Heerenveen to maintain their perfect winning start to the season.

As things stand, the game is on for this Tuesday after Liverpool’s Premier League against Wolves was cancelled in the wake of Queen Elizabeth II’s death.

Here is everything you need to know ahead of the match…

Date, kick-off time and venue

Liverpool vs Ajax is scheduled for an 8pm BST kick-off on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.

Anfield will host the match.

Where to watch Liverpool vs Ajax

TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport 2, with coverage starting at 7pm.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the BT Sport website or app.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.

Liverpool vs Ajax team news

Despite the weekend break, Liverpool’s injury list remains lenghty.

Fabio Carvalho has been ruled out alongside Jordan Henderson, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Curtis Jones, Caoimhin Kelleher, Ibrahima Konate and Naby Keita, who all remain absent.

Andy Robertson has become the latest name to be ruled out following a knee injury picked up during the loss to Napoli last week, leaving Klopp very light on options.

Liverpool vs Ajax prediction

A tricky time for Liverpool could be soothed by a European night under the lights on Merseyside.

A 2-1 Liverpool win.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

The two teams have only been drawn together twice before, in the 1966 second round and 2020 group stage.

Liverpool wins: 2

Draws: 1

Ajax wins: 1

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