Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction, Team News vs Napoli (UCL)

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Liverpool host Napoli tomorrow night in Champions League group stage play, with ambitions of trying to avenge the reverse fixture in September that saw Carlo Ancelotti’s mean score twice late, and in doing so, give the current reigning Euro champions a loss in their first match in defense of their title.

The holders have since bounced back nicely, and win here would book their passage through to the knockout round. The stakes are the same for the Serie A side too, as they’re in a win and you’re in scenario as well. Overall, it’s been a very balanced series, and it’s seen two wins apiece for each side, and a draw.

In turning towards the Reds team news for this one, Fabinho will miss Saturday’s Premier League match against Brighton & Hove Albion due to suspension, so look for him to get a start in this one. Manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that stellar winger Mohamed Salah is fully fit, and that leaves the club with no new injury concerns.

In the only injury absentee is a long term one, central defender Joel Matip.

Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction vs Napoli (UCL Group E Play) 

   Mane  Firmino    Salah

Wijnaldum     Fabinho    Henderson

  Robertson     Van Dijk     Lovren      Alexander-Arnold  

Alisson

Liverpool vs Napoli (UCL Group E Play) FYIs

Kickoff: Anfield Stadium, Wednesday Nov 27, 8pm

Google Result Probability: Liverpool win 69%, Draw 12%, Valencia win 12%

Form Guide: Liverpool WWWL  Valencia DWDW

Prediction: Liverpool 2, Napoli 0

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