Napoli vs Liverpool

Napoli vs Liverpool preview for Tuesday’s Champions League match at the Stadio San Paolo. The European champions are also with Red Bull Salzburg and Genk in Group E.

Familiar faces await Liverpool when they begin their Champions League campaign on Tuesday with a visit to Napoli, the Serie A side who beat the Reds and almost fatally derailed the run that led all the way to the trophy last season.

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The rerun of last term’s group stage fixture represents an intriguing tangle between two teams who finished second in their respective top flights last season.

Napoli: Meret; Di Lorenzo, Maksimovic, Koulibaly, Rui; Callejon, Ruiz Pena, Elmas; Zielinski, Lozano, Mertens

Liverpool: Adrian; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane

Napoli vs Liverpool Head-To-Head Record

4 previous matches

  • December 11 2018: Liverpool 1-0 Napoli
  • October 3 2018: Napoli 1-0 Liverpool
  • November 4 2010: Liverpool 3-1 Napoli
  • October 21 2010: Napoli 0-0 Liverpool

Napoli vs Liverpool Match Preview

Liverpool begin their defence of the Champions League by aiming to fare better away to Napoli than in last season’s group stage, when they lost 1-0.

The Reds did not give the overwhelming impression they were potential kings of Europe when beaten by a last-gasp Lorenzo Insigne goal at the Stadio San Paolo last October.

Napoli, meanwhile, began their 2019-20 Serie A campaign with a couple of 4-3 thrillers, winning at Fiorentina – when, remarkably, the last goal was scored in the 67th minute – and losing away to Juventus, heartbreakingly after battling back from 3-0 down.

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