The Puskas Arena, which also hosted the first leg of Liverpool’s Champions League last-16 tie with RB-Leipzig, will host the second leg. UEFA has moved the second leg of Liverpool’s Champions League last-16 tie against RB Leipzig from Anfield to Budapest’s Puskas Arena.
The first leg was also held in Budapest last month due to coronavirus restrictions affecting travel between Germany and England, with Liverpool winning 2-0 thanks to second-half goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
The rematch between the two teams will take place on March 10 at the Puskas Arena, with Jurgen Klopp’s side being the designated home team.
The second leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 matches between Liverpool and Leipzig will now be held at the Puskas Arena in Budapest, according to UEFA “On Thursday, the governing body stated on its website.
“The match’s date (Wednesday, March 10) and kick-off time (21:00 CET) will remain unchanged.”
UEFA thanks Liverpool and Leipzig for their help and strong cooperation, as well as the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) for their assistance and agreement to stage the match.