Napoli will welcome last season’s finalists Liverpool to the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in their opening fixture of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.
The home team have got their season off to an unbeaten start and after five games in Serie A, find themselves in second place in the league table. They are back in the competition after two seasons and will be looking to leave a good account of themselves here.
Liverpool have had a solid record in the competition in recent years and finished as the runners-up last season. They have had a slow start to their season but have recovered well and are undefeated in their previous three games across all competitions.Napoli returned to winning ways after back-to-back defeats in Serie A with a 2-1 win over Lazio. The Reds played out a goalless draw against Everton in their previous Premier League game on Saturday.
Napoli vs Liverpool Head-to-Head
The two teams have met eight times across all competitions, with six of them coming in UEFA competitions, while two of these meetings have been friendlies. The head-to-head record is even at the moment with three wins for either side and two games ending in draws.
Napoli are undefeated in their three games against the Merseyside club at home, recording two wins and playing out a draw. They last met in the group stage of the 2019-20 edition at Anfield, with the game ending in a 1-1 draw.
Napoli form guide (all competitions): W-D-D-W-W
Liverpool form guide (all competitions): D-W-W-L-D
Napoli vs Liverpool Team News
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