Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool face Red Star Belgrade in Group C of the Champions League at Anfield this evening.
Liverpool look to get back to winning ways after a late goal downed them in Napoli.
The only past contests between these sides – and Liverpool’s only experience of Serbian opposition – came in the second round of the 1973/74 European Cup, Red Star winning both legs 2-1 to reach the quarter-finals, where they would lose to Atletico Madrid.
The Anfield result was Liverpool’s first home loss in UEFA competition; the second did not follow for another 18 years.
The first leg of the Red Star-Liverpool tie, in Belgrade, was played on 24 October 1973 – 45 years to the day before this game.
Match coverage begins at 7.00pm on BT Sport 2 with live streaming on BTSport.com and via the BT Sport App.
BT Sport will also air Tottenham’s clash with PSV from 5.15pm on BT Sport 3.
The running order for this week’s edition of Match of the Day is as follows: 1. Norwich City v Chelsea; 2. Liverpool v Arsenal; 3. Manchester United v Crystal Palace; 4. Watford v West Ham United; 5. Sheffield United v… Read more
The running order for this week’s edition of Match of the Day is as follows: 1. Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur; 2. Norwich City v Newcastle United; 3. Southampton v Liverpool; 4. Arsenal v Burnley. 5. Aston Villa v Bournemouth;… Read more
BT Sport will broadcast the Premier League clash between Arsenal and Burnley this afternoon. It will be the first of five league matches to be shown on live TV this weekend. The Clarets head to the Emirates Stadium full of… Read more