Monday November 3rd, 2014

Liverpool vs. Real Madrid

Liverpool travels to Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid to take on Real Madrid in a Champions League matchup. The two teams met on Oct. 22 in Liverpool, where Real Madrid came away with a 3-0 victory. 

Real Madrid has been without winger Gareth Bale for its last five matches. Despite Bale's absence, the team has won all five matches.

Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge, who has not taken the field for the Reds since Aug. 31, made the trip to Spain with the team, but his status for the game was unknown hours before kickoff.

Real Madrid is first in Group B with nine points collected from three matches. Liverpool is third with only three points. Ludogorets Razgrad currently holds second position in the group, though Liverpool is favored to make it through to the knockout stage along with Real Madrid. 

How to Watch

Details on Tuesday's match are below:

Match time: 2:45 p.m. ET

TV coverage: Fox Sports 1

Live stream:  You can live stream the match here.

Match facts

Last season, Real Madrid advanced out of the group stage in the Champions League and went on to defeat rival Atletico Madrid in the finals. Along the way, Real Madrid earned wins over three German sides: Schalke 04, Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. 

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Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tallied three goals in three Champions League matches so far this season.

Ronaldo leads La Liga in goals scored this season with 17, nearly double the amount of Barcelona forward Neymar, who is second in La Liga with nine goals. 

Real Madrid is currently first in La Liga with 24 points. Liverpool is seventh in the English Premier League with 14 points. 

The Reds won four European Cup titles in seven years before the tournament name was changed to the UEFA Champions League. Since the name change, Liverpool has won one Champions League title back in 2004-05.

Liverpool has won more European titles than any other English club: five European Cups, three UEFA Cups and three UEFA Super Cups. 

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Real Madrid currently leads Champions League Group B, winning all three of its matches so far and scoring 10 goals while only allowing two.

Liverpool is third in Champions League Group B, winning just one of its three games, scoring two goals and allowing five.

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