20:00 GMT 11 December 2018
The Liverpool vs. Napoli match will be played on Wednesday, December 11th, at the Anfield Stadium, Liverpool. This is the deciding match of UEFA Champions League group C. After five rounds, Napoli is first on the table with nine points, while Liverpool is third with six points. Liverpool needs a 1:0 victory or a victory by a two-goals margin to proceed into the knockout phase of the competition.
Napoli and Liverpool played three matches against each other in the last eight years. In the first match this season Napoli celebrated a 1:0 victory. In Europa League 2010/11, Liverpool recorded a 3:1 victory at home, while in Napoli the result was 0:0.
After Chelsea defeated Manchester City in the derby match last weekend, Liverpool climbed to the top of the Premier League table. The dream of the first title since the inception of Premier League is very much alive at the moment, and manager Jurgen Klopp is certainly prioritizing the domestic league over Champions League. However, that doesn't mean that Liverpool won't try to win the upcoming match. They are playing at home and they need "only" a 1:0 victory to go through.
Latest matches: Liverpool FC
|08.12.2018||Prem||Bournemouth AFC||Liverpool FC||0:4||W|
|05.12.2018||Prem||Burnley FC||Liverpool FC||1:3||W|
|02.12.2018||Prem||Liverpool FC||Everton FC||1:0||W|
|28.11.2018||UEFA||Paris St Germain||Liverpool FC||2:1||L|
|24.11.2018||Prem||Watford FC||Liverpool FC||0:3||W|
Napoli was only the third favorite to win this group, and after their draw in the first round match against Red Star in Belgrade, nobody thought they can be better than Liverpool and PSG. However, they stayed undefeated against PSG twice and defeated Liverpool at home. They are a tough opponent and Carlo Ancelotti will probably try to record a draw in the upcoming game.
Latest matches: SSC Napoli
|08.12.2018||Seri||SSC Napoli||Frosinone Calcio||4:0||W|
|03.12.2018||Seri||Atalanta Bergamasca||SSC Napoli||1:2||W|
|28.11.2018||UEFA||SSC Napoli||FK Red Star Belgrade||3:1||W|
|25.11.2018||Seri||SSC Napoli||AC Chievo Verona||0:0||D|
|10.11.2018||Seri||Genoa FC||SSC Napoli||1:2||W|
Liverpool is the favorite to win the match, but if we see a draw that won't be surprising. We think that under 2.5 goals will be scored.
11 December 2018 - 20:00 GMT
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