May 10, 2021
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What TV channel is Liverpool vs Roma on? Live stream, kick-off time, odds and team news

What TV channel is Liverpool vs Roma on? Live stream, kick-off time, odds and team news
Jurgen Klopp has seemed relaxed in the build-up to this one (Picture: Getty Images)

Liverpool face one of the biggest games in the clubs recent history on Tuesday evening as they take on Roma in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie.

The Reds put on two spectacular displays in the quarter-final to beat Manchester City and make it into the final four of the competition.

However, Roma also upset the odds in stunning style as they beat Barcelona in the second leg of their quarter-final to surge into the semis.

The two sides last met in the 2001/02 Champions League when Jari Litmanen and Emile Heskey goals gave the Reds a 2-0 win at Anfield.

Soccer Football - Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg - AS Roma vs FC Barcelona - Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy - April 10, 2018 Roma's Alisson Becker celebrates after the match REUTERS/Tony Gentile
Roma goalkeeper Alisson has been heavily linked with a move to Liverpool (Picture: REUTERS)

When is Liverpool vs Roma in the Champions League semi-final?

The first leg will be played at Anfield on Tuesday, 24 April, with kick-off at 7.45pm.

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The teams will then meet in the second leg at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Wednesday, 2 May.

What TV channel is Liverpool vs Roma on and is there a live stream?

BT Sport 2 will be showing the game live with coverage starting at 7pm.

BT Sport customers will be able to stream the game live through BT Sport Player.

EMBARGOED FOR ALL USAGES UNTIL 00.01 ON MONDAY APRIL 23, 2018, OR UNTIL AN OFFICIAL WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT IS MADE VIA THE @PFA TWITTER ACCOUNT. Liverpool's Mohamed Salah poses with the PFA Player Of The Year Award Trophy during the 2018 PFA Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday April 22, 2018. See PA SOCCER PFA. Photo credit should read: Barrington Coombs/PA Wire
Mohamed Salah won the PFA Player Of The Year Award at the weekend (Picture: PA)

Are tickets still available?

Unsurprisingly, this match has sold out.

Team news

Liverpool are going to be missing Joel Matip, Adam Lallana and Emre Can, but otherwise have a full squad to choose from.

Roma will be missing Rick Karsdorp and Gregoire Defrel.

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What are the odds? (Courtesy of Betfair)

Liverpool 40/85

Draw 15/4

Roma 6/1

TOPSHOT - AS Roma's players celebrate their victory at the end of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg football match between AS Roma and FC Barcelona at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on April 10, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Andreas SOLAROANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images
AS Roma are very capable of an upset (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

When and where is the Champions League final?

The final is on Saturday, 26 May at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev.

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What is the Champions League prize money?

UEFA has confirmed that an estimated €1,318.9m is set to be distributed among the clubs participating in the Champions League and Super Cup during the 2017/18 season.

The 32 clubs in the group stage of the competition were given a guaranteed minimum amount of €12.7m, along with €1.5m for each win and €500k for each draw.

Prize money continues to escalate throughout the competition with quarter finalists gaining €6.5m and semi-final teams receiving €7.5m.

The runner-up team in the Champions League will receive €11m, with the winner being awarded €15.5m meaning a potential total of €57.2m in prize money for the eventual winner.

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