Liverpool Vs Napoli (Live Updates): Reds Battle For Survival At Anfield

UCL: Liverpool vs Napoli [Photo: SINDOnews]
UCL: Liverpool vs Napoli [Photo: SINDOnews]
    • Premier League table toppers, Liverpool, are at the risk of crashing out of the UEFA Champions League.

To stand any chance of survival, the Reds need to get a win over Napoli at Anfield tonight and hope other results go their way.

Interestingly, the Reds could still finish in any position from first to the bottom of Group C.

However, Jurgen Klopp’s men know that only a win will do against Napoli if they are to stand any chance of reaching the last 16.

Group C was nicknamed the Group of death the moment Liverpool, Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain were all drawn in the same group against each other, and so it has proved.

For tonight, the likes of Mohamed Salah, Firmino and Sadio Mane all have to be at their very best to overpower Carlo Ancelotti’s men at Anfield.

Stay with PREMIUM TIMES for the Live Updates. Kickoff is 9 p.m.


Game underway at Anfield


Napoli win a throw in


Napoli’s Insigne ruled offside


Not surprising..Ball possession: Liverpool: 58%, SSC Napoli: 42%.


Liverpool attempt a counter attack…


Ospina with a save


Marek Hamsik of Napoli with an attempt , but the shot lacks precision and sails wide


Yellow card for Virgil van Dijk


Dries Mertens is down injured and receives medical treatment on the field


Chance! shot by Roberto Firmino is blocked


Salah wins a free kick for Liverpool.. the Reds must win to stand any chance of qualifying for next round


Fantastic.. Andrew Robertson stops Napoli counter attack


Still 0-0… Sadio Mane is penalised for pushing Nikola Maksimovic


Free kick for Liverpool as Rui is penalised for pushing Mohamed Salah


Mane gets the ball in the net.. but no goal for Liverpool as the Senegalese is ruled offside


In the other Group C game PSG are leading Red Star Belgrade 1-0


Mane is penalised for pushing David Ospina


Liverpool are still probing away but Napoli are doing an effective job in keeping their hosts away from the centre of the penalty area.


G O O O A A A L – Mohamed Salah gets the opening goal

Lifeline for Liverpool here as they take a 1-0 lead


Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 18 European fixtures at Anfield


Yellow card for Kalidou Koulibaly


Three minutes added time


HALF TIME: Liverpool 1-0 Napoli

Napoli with the kick Off of the second half


Corner kick for Liverpool


Milner swings it in and Napoli defender heads out for another corner


Salah unable to get the pass


Napoli trying to get an equaliser


Firmino shoots straight into the hands of Ospina


Milner tries a shot but not on target


Ospina makes another save despite get deflection


Ospina does exceptionally well to deny Salah another goal


Ospina doing well to keep Napoli in this game


Klopp pulls out Firmino for Naby Keita


Salah gets a yellow card for obstructing Ospina


Big Miss.. sane miss a good chance from close range after getting a good pass from Salah


Trent Alexander-Arnold is injured and is replaced by Dejan Lovren


Liverpool keeper makes a crucial save


Four minute added time


Another big miss by Liverpool through Mane


It’s does not matter as referee blows the final whistle


Liverpool prevail 1-0 over Napoli


The Reds are through to the knock out phase


FULL TIME: Liverpool 1- 0 Napoli




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