Liverpool vs Napoli
Who? Liverpool vs Napoli in Group E of Matchweek 5 of the UEFA Champions League 2019/20.
Where? Anfield, Liverpool
When? 20:00 GMT, Wednesday 27th November 2019
A top two clash in Group E of the Champions League sees leaders Liverpool take on a toxic Napoli team at Anfield, with both sides looking to secure qualification.
Position – 1st (as of Tuesday 26th November 12:00)
Form (UCL/League) – WWW/WWWWD
W/D/L – 3/0/1
The hosts are surprisingly not undefeated this UCL campaign. They have managed three wins in their other games however lost to Napoli 2-0 in the reverse fixture in Matchweek 1. Jurgen Klopp and his team will be out for revenge at Anfield. They can secure qualification and the top spot in the group with a win.
GF / GA – 10:7
Teams have exposed the defence of Liverpool this season despite their ruthless form. In the Champions League, the Reds have seen seven goals scored past them, including three goals by Salzburg. They have not kept a clean sheet in the UCL this season and last recorded a clean sheet at the end of September in all competitions.
Position – 2nd (as of Tuesday 26th November 12:00)
Form (UCL/League) – DWD/DDLDD
W/D/L – 2/2/0
The away side comes into this game with a contentious squad after a breakdown in the relationship with the owner. They have struggled for form, and have not won a competitive game for over a month. Under Carlo Ancelotti, they have managed two wins and two draws so far. They are still likely to qualify from the group, with a home match against Genk coming up in Matchweek 6.
GF/GA – 6:3
Napoli have only conceded three goals so far this campaign. They kept a clean sheet in the win against Liverpool and the goalless draw with Genk. They have conceded all their goals to Salzburg in both fixtures against the Austrian club, with Gli Azzurri only scoring half the amount of their goals they have scored so far.
3rd Oct 2018 – Napoli 1-0 Liverpool
11th Dec 2018 – Liverpool 1-0 Napoli
17th Sep 2019 – Napoli 2-0 Liverpool
*odds as of November 26th at 12:00 GMT and subject to change
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