IF Man City can knock out PSG then Liverpool can do the same to Borussia Dortmund.
English football’s stock is pretty low with just two teams making the last eight of the European tournaments.
But two out of two progressing will be a marked improvement and tonight’s tie at Anfield is finely balanced.
We know the Reds raise their game for big occasion sat home and there is of course the sideshow of Jurgen Klopp facing his former club.
Klopp and his men handled it well last week and he rested stars at the weekend for the 4-1 sinking of Stoke.
One bet I like is Phillippe Coutinho to score. He’s the class act in Klopp’s line-up and has hit some big goals this season. The Brazilian is 31-10 at 888sport to net at any time.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will probably be the best striker on show and is 2-1 at 888sport to find the net.
Elsewhere home specialists Sevilla can stay on track for three in a row against Athletic Bilbao. The holders lead 2-1 from the first leg and are 21-20 with Betfred to make it 11 Europa League wins in a row this season. It was 2-0 to Sevilla when the sides met at La Bombonera in January.
Shakhtar also lead 2-1 as they welcome Braga and again I’m on the Ukraine side to add to their lead. They are a best 8-11 at Betfred.
Finally Villarreal take a precarious 2-1 lead to Sparta Prague and best bet here is both to score at 10-11 with bet365.
Bets to Consider
Coutinho to score
Sparta v Villarreal btts