Review Liverpool vs Napoli
The Liverpool vs Napoli match in the 5th round of Group E Champions League season 2019/20 will take place at 03:00 on November 28, Vietnam time. A win in this match will send Liverpool straight to the knockout round.
Liverpool vs Napoli match commentary
In the first leg, Napoli hurt Liverpool’s pride greatly when they defeated the Champions League champions with a score of 2-0. With late goals from Dries Mertens (82nd minute, pen) and Fernando Llorente (90+2), the Italian team knocked down the mighty team that was on a 6-match winning streak of coach Jurgen Klopp.
Recent form of Liverpool and Napoli
However, the defeat against Napoli was bitter but did not distract Liverpool. The Red Brigade is still going strong and has made fans forget the trip in San Paolo with consecutive victories.
Liverpool are unbeaten in 13 consecutive matches since the defeat against Napoli, of which they won 11 matches. Over the weekend, after beating Crystal Palace 2-1 in the last round of the English Premier League, Liverpool also had a fourth consecutive victory in all competitions.
Contrary to the Anfield team, Napoli is plunging since the surprise victory over Liverpool. Coach Carlo Ancelotti’s team won only 4 matches and drew 6 matches out of the last 13 appearances in all competitions.
Napoli at this time was both weak in spirit and in difficulty in terms of force. In the trip to Anfield, both leading strikers of the Italian team, Insigne and Milik, were absent due to injury. Losing that duo, it is difficult for Napoli to create strong pressure against Liverpool like in the first leg.
Certainly, the 2-0 result in favor of Napoli as the first leg will not be repeated. On the contrary, it is very difficult for the Italian team to avoid a crushing defeat on the field of a Liverpool who is extremely thirsty for victory. Liverpool now not only need to win to have a ticket to the knockout round 1 match early, but also want to win to avenge the defeat in the first leg, win to prolong the sublimation and excitement to the championship. winter in the domestic arena.
In the first leg, the Salah – Mane – Firmino trio did not do their job well, causing Liverpool to lose to Napoli. But now, the assassin trio is ready to correct the mistake. Especially Mohamed Salah. The Egyptian striker has played for 2 years in Serie A, so he understands Napoli very well.
In the last time Napoli came to Anfield, it was Salah who scored the only goal to help Liverpool beat this opponent 1-0. This time, after sitting out in the victory over Crystal Palace over the weekend, Salah was like a starved tiger, ready to “torn” Napoli’s prey, to pay the debt of the first leg, when he ran out of money before the teams. Italian defender.
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