Napoli vs Liverpool
Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Stadio San Paolo (Naples).
Jurgen Klopp’s men have posted 15 points of the plank out of a feasible 15, and are once again in row in accordance with ledger the excellent defensive returns among the competition. Also keep among thought as whilst the rest 19 of competition have in the meanwhile lost the dream in conformity with control an unbeaten PL campaign, the Reds are running intensive together with a 100% win-record.
As such, it are riding excessive regarding momentum, yet the Italians will have according to eke out forth the display over a breath according to manage the season except incident.
Carlo Ancelotti’s men too bear begun over a good note, although no longer concerning the equal stage namely theirs opponents for the day. The 2018-19 Serie A runners-up hold received pair of their amount three fixtures into the league, or theirs sole impairment had enter against none mean than the defending champions Juve, and up to expectation even of the road.
Jordan Henderson should return to the starting line-up after being rested for Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Newcastle. Divock Origi limped off in that game and has not travelled while Naby Keita and Alisson are still out.
Arkadiusz Milik is yet to feature this season due to injury and is unlikely to do so here. Lorenzo Insigne came off the bench for Napoli at the weekend and will be pushing to start on Tuesday.
Although last season’s fixture at Stadio San Paolo between these two sides was a cagey affair, with the teams mustering just a combined five shots on target, there is little to suggest a repeat is on the cards.
Napoli have played just three Serie A games this season but that has not stopped the goals flowing, with 16 strikes being registered thanks to a 4-3 win at Fiorentina as well as a loss by the same scoreline at Juventus.
As well, Liverpool’s usually watertight defence has managed just one clean sheet so far this season, with the Reds failing to keep out the likes of Newcastle and Southampton.