Italian football legend Alessandro del Pierro called Liverpool the strongest team in the Champions League. According to him, Liverpool does not even have a weakness.
The Reds are superior. Being in the hell group with AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, and Porto, Liverpool managed to finish the match by winning all the matches to ensure themselves qualify for the knockout phase.
Even better because Liverpool are also fertile after packing 17 goals and only conceding six goals. It shows that Juergen Klopp’s team averaged 2.8 goals per game and only allowed opponents to score an average of one goal.
Liverpool have performed well in the Champions League since 2017/2018. Mohamed Salah cs managed to reach the final twice, one of which was won, although his pace has always been hampered in the top eight in the last two seasons.
Del Piero played in over 500 games for Juventus during his career. When asked who he hopes to meet Inter Milan, Del Piero pointed to Liverpool.
“I would say Liverpool, they are the strongest,” Del Piero joked to Sky Sports.
“I hope Inter meet them because Liverpool will also be difficult to play in February. They are very strong, have no weaknesses,” said the Italiano, winner of the Champions League and World Cup.
The possibility of Inter Milan potential to be Liverpool’s opponent in the last 16 of the Champions League. The other teams that have the opportunity to face the Nerazzurri are Ajax, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Lile and Manchester United. Meanwhile, apart from Inter Milan, Liverpool have the potential to face tough opponents such as Paris St. Germain, Sporting CP, Villarreal and RB Salzburg.
The draw for the last 16 of the Champions League will take place in Nyon on 13 December 2021.