A chance in the first minute. Osimhen makes a run in behind and Alisson charges from his goal line. The forward is able to take it past him but his shot at the empty goal hits the outside of the post.
And it is Kick-off in Naples.
The fan-favourite UEFA Champions League anthem reverberates across the Diego Maradona Stadium. We’re all set to go.
The players are making their way to the pitch and the match is about to begin.
Napoli has proven to be a tough team for Liverpool to get the better of. Here is the head to head record of the two in the Champions League:
Napoli vs Liverpool - Head to Head
The lineups for the two teams are out:
Napoli (4-2-3-1): Meret - Di Lorenzo, Kim, Rrahmani, Olivera - Zambo Anguissa, Lobotka - Zielinski, Politano, Kvaratskhelia - Osimhen
Liverpool (4-3-3): Alisson - Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson - Fabinho, Elliott, Milner- Salah, Firmino, Diaz
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
When and where is Napoli vs Liverpool?
The Champions League fixture NAP vs LIV will be played at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples, Italy. The match is scheduled for a 12:30 am kick-off on Thursday.
Where can I watch Napoli vs Liverpool in India?
Channel: Sony SIX, Sony SIX HD
OTT Platform: Sony LIV, JioTV
Time: 12:30 am
Last year’s runner up Liverpool has got off to a sluggish start in the Premier League and is outside the top four spots. Jurgen Klopp’s men will now hope to start their Champions League campaign off to a winning note in the tricky Group A, with the first encounter coming at the tricky Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.
The six-time winners of the competition will bank on the firepower of Mohammad Salah, also the club’s top scorer in the Champions League, to combine with Luis Diaz and hit the net against Napoli.
The attack firing becomes all the more important after Sadio Mane left the club for Germany’s Bayern Munich.
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