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Champions League: Liverpool Confirm Starting Lineup vs Napoli Revealed

Amuda Segun



Reigning European champions Liverpool can seal qualification for the knockout stage of the Champions League when they face Italian Serie A outfit Napoli in their Matchday Five Group E clash.

Liverpool have been able to recover from their Matchday One defeat to Napoli to lead the group ahead of their second meeting billed for Anfield on Wednesday night.

Napoli beat Liverpool 2-0 at home courtesy the goals from Dries Mertens (penalty) and second half substitute Fernando Llorente.

The Reds recovered from that defeat with three straight wins and the target is to make it four successive victories against their Italian opposition.

Those three victories against Genk (two wins) and Red Bull Salzburg have taken Liverpool to the summit in Group E with nine points from four games ahead of Napoli in second place with eight points.

Liverpool will win the group with a game to spare with victory over Napoli, while a draw will be enough for last 16 qualification.

Star player Mohamed Salah started from the bench during the 2-1 away win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League at the weekend because of a small ankle problem and he’s expected to return to the starting XI against Napoli.

Liverpool XI vs Napoli (4-3-3): Alisson Becker; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Dejan Lovren, Virgil Van Dijk, Andy Robertson; Fabinho, Jordan Henderson, Georginio Wijnaldum; Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino.

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