Champions League Match Preview: Napoli vs Liverpool

Napoli beat Sampdoria 2-0 over the weekend, while Liverpool were forced to come from behind to beat Newcastle 3-1 on Saturday.

Liverpool and Napoli were also drawn in the same Champions League group last season, with both side winning one match each.

Both teams shared 1-0 home wins and another tight game should be expected on Tuesday.

Liverpool didn’t even manage a shot on target in this fixture last season, but it would be a surprise if Napoli’s defence managed to repeat that feat here. Bet Now on NaijaBet

Team News

Napoli- Lorenzo Insigne recovered from injury to feature as a substitute in Napoli’s 2-0 win over Sampdoria over the weekend and should be fine to start on Tuesday.

Elseid Hysaj and Arkadiusz Milik are both doubts for Napoli heading into their first Champions League game of the season.

Fabian Ruiz and Piotr Zielinski are in competition to start alongside Allan in central midfield, while summer signing Hirving Lozano looks set to start up front.

Liverpool– Divock Origi picked up an injury in Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Newcastle and will play no part here. He joins Alisson and Naby Keita on the sidelines for Liverpool.

Jurgen Klopp will ponder changes from the side that started against Newcastle. Joe Gomez will hope to come into the XI at either right-back or centre-back.

Roberto Firmino will start on Tuesday after being rested at the weekend. Jordan Henderson should also return to the starting XI.

Match Facts

Liverpool have won 5 of their last 6 matches UEFA Champions League.

Liverpool have scored at least 2 goals in 5 of their last 6 UEFA Champions League matches.

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As at the time this post Napoli has 3.10 odd to win the match on NaijaBet while Liverpool has 2.38 odd to win the match, the odd to draw the match is 3.63.

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