England manager Fabio Capello has warned Serie A leaders Internazionale to expect a battle when they meet Liverpool in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday.

Rafa Benitez´s Liverpool have reached the final of Europe´s premier competition twice in the last three years - winning in 2005 - but are struggling in the Premier League this season and crashed out of the FA Cup to Championship side Barnsley at the weekend.

But Capello said: "Liverpool, when playing in the Champions League, transforms itself. At home they have a lot of support and that´s why they must be taken very seriously."

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