International Champions Cup Preview: Olympiacos vs. Liverpool

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Updated: July 25, 2014
Liverpool- Steven Gerrard

Match Date: 28 July 2014 (local time)

Venue: Soldier Field

 

Olympiacos win over AC Milan proved that they are not the competition’s minnow. Instead, what they showed was a threatening display of massive power and force. But can they keep up to Brendan Rodgers squad? Like them, Liverpool is also enjoying its taste of victory against AS Roma in a friendly at Fenway Park.

 

The contenders

Olympiacos

Olympiacos were clinical during their match against AC Milan. It did not waste the scoring opportunities that came along their way. Instead, they masterfully netted every goal.

 

Olympiacos’ recent display readily proved why they are the best team in Super League. A true champion by heart, the club did not allow the pressure to bring them down. Compared to AC Milan, Olympiacos is aware that they are not the match’s online betting favorite, However, with a 3-0 thrashing, they proved that they are a top-caliber squad that cannot be easily beaten.

 

Liverpool

Liverpool almost took the EPL crown last season if not for its last minute blunders. The defeat was heartbreaking. But this also made the team hungry for more success. The narrow victory against AS Roma was a showcase of Liverpool’s undying determination.

 

In its upcoming match, expect Steven Gerrard and Daniel Sturridge to feature in the said clash. However, many will be missing the presence of Luis Suarez as he has already transferred to Barcelona after the biting incident at the recently concluded World Cup.

 

The star men

Many will be looking forward to seeing Liverpool’s Emre Can. Likewise, there is a strong possibility for Olympiakos scorers, most especially those who stood out during the AC Milan match (Alejandro Dominguez, Dimitrios Diamantakos and Andreas Bouchalakis) to generate goals for the club.

 

What the odds say

Liverpool stands as the ultimate match favorite with odds valued at 2.08 and Asian handicap of 0.5 to 1.

 

 

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