Liverpool vs Napoli Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Napoli Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool host Napoli on Wednesday night in a contest that will have a huge factor in who finishes top of this Champions League group. The home side currently lead the group, but they only have one more point than the Serie A club. The Reds lost in Naples and they will be fully aware of the danger posed by Carlo Ancelotti's men. The atmosphere at Anfield is incredible on European nights and that could have an important part to play …
Liverpool Again Come Up Short at Napoli

Liverpool Again Come Up Short at Napoli

“Don’t you worry, if you lose in Naples, then you end up winning the Champions League!", said Carlo Ancelotti to Jurgen Klopp after his side had beaten Liverpool in a game that could have gone either way. The reigning European Champions had traveled to Naples to begin their 2019-20 European campaign. It is fair to say that their defense did not begin on a great note. For the first 80 minutes it was difficult to point to a team in …
Napoli Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Napoli Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The UEFA Champions League 2019-20 begins this week, with the Champions Liverpool visiting Napoli for their first group stage match. The Reds and the Partenopei are familiar foes from last season but they are grouped with an easier set of teams – Red Bull Salzburg and Genk, as compared to Paris St Germain and Red Star Belgrade. Last time, despite losing 1-0 in Naples (and in Paris and Belgrade), the Reds progressed. This time, progress to the last sixteen looks …
Napoli v Arsenal Preview | Team News, Key Players & Prediction

Napoli v Arsenal Preview | Team News, Key Players & Prediction

Napoli will have to be aggressive from kick off to make up their 2-0 deficit from the first leg. They were beaten pretty comprehensively by Arsenal, but Arsenal are a much more vulnerable team away from home. They are in a big hole, but they can dig out of it by taking advantage of Arsenal's weakness away from home. While the Gunners finally got an away win on Monday, they are really poor away from home and have lost their …
Liverpool Vs Napoli Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Napoli Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The last time Liverpool beat Napoli at home in a group game of a European competition to ensure progress into the knockout rounds, it was the fourth matchday of the 2010-11 Europa League and a certain Steven Gerrard rose to the occasion, scoring a brilliant hat-trick and making sure that Liverpool were unsurpassable in the group. The Reds won the game 3 goals to 1 – a scoreline they will love to have on Tuesday when Carlo Ancelotti’s men come …
Napoli Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Napoli Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

When the Champions League draw was made, Group C was called the group of death as the draw had pitted the title challengers in England and Italy versus the champions of France. After the first game week of Champions League, it does not seem that dreary, at least for Liverpool. After beating Paris Saint Germain at home, the Reds travel to Naples this Wednesday night to try and wrest a great lead in the group. But facing Napoli at Stadio …
Manchester United's Pursuit of Jorginho Ticks all the Right Boxes

Manchester United's Pursuit of Jorginho Ticks all the Right Boxes

Signing Napoli midfielder Jorginho not only fulfils the void left by the retiring Michael Carrick but marks the completion of Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's rebuild. With the Serie A outfit leading the race at the top of the table and title contenders Juventus a point behind, it raises questions as to whether the Italian would even consider making the venture across the channel? Despite Jorginho being a key asset to manager Maurizio Sarri’s squad, it is widely reported that …
Manchester City Champions League Group Preview: An Open but Challenging Group

Manchester City Champions League Group Preview: An Open but Challenging Group

The English Premier League must be without any doubt, the league where the managers are under the most pressure. If a manager has been phenomenally successful elsewhere and if he starts managing a big team in the Premier League, he cannot rest on his past laurels. If he is lucky, he might get a season to settle in, but when the next season rolls in results are expected and demanded. Antonio Conte and Pep Guardiola, both are in this situation …
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