Liverpool vs Napoli Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
Another interesting game awaits the football fans as Liverpool host Napoli, this Tuesday at the Anfield Stadium. With the top of the table being so close to each other, the outcome of this game could determine who progresses further into the competition.
Liverpool are placed third in Group C with six points from two wins and three losses. Despite having an amazing season in their domestic Premier League, they seem to struggle in Europe and a loss today would most likely mean elimination from the competition. Two weeks ago, they suffered a shocking defeat against Red Star Belgrade and now, they must go all out for a win. In the previous round, they faced PSG and were defeated by the result of 2-1. Almost all of the action took part in the first half as all three goals were scored then. Bernat of PSG opened the goal scoring sheet just thirteen minutes into the match and twenty minutes later, Neymar made it 2-0. James Milner managed to reduce the difference with his goal from the penalty spot, in the stoppage time of the first half.
Napoli hold the first spot in the group with nine points from two wins and three draws. They are the only unbeaten team in Group C. In the most recent round, they faced Red Star Belgrade and came out victorious by the score of 3-1. Hamsik opened the goal scoring sheet early in the game and later, Mertens added two goals of his own, one in each half. El Fardou Ben of Red Star scored mid-second half, to make it final 3-1.
The two clubs have faced each other on four occasions. Of those four matches, Liverpool have won two, Napoli have won one, and the remaining outing ended as a draw. It is worth noting that in just one of the four games, we have seen both teams score.
Liverpool don't have big injury concerns before this important game at Anfield. Alex Oxlade Chamberlain and Joseph Gomez are injured and they will not play on Tuesday night. All other players are fully fit except Dejan Lovren, and all of them are highly motivated for the match.
On the other side Napoli also don't have many missing players for this game. Vlad Chiriches and Simone Verdi are injured and they can't play on the match. All other players are available to play and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
Possible starting lineups
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Henderson, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mané
Napoli: Ospina; Maksimović, Albiol, Koulibaly, Mário Rui; Callejón, Allan, Hamšík, Ruiz; Insigne, Mertens
Liverpool vs Napoli Prediction
What a great football game at Anfield on Tuesday night. Liverpool must win to have chance of qualifying and we will enjoy in a good game of football with lots of thrills and excitements. There is sure to be a dramatic and open game with lots of scoring chances and goals. Both teams play very well this season and they will try to score from the first minute. The Reds sit three points behind Napoli and all players are eager to beat Napolitans at Anfield. If Paris win at Crvena zvezda, Liverpool must win 1-0 or by two goals or more. So their main objective for the match will be to score at least two goals more. On the other side Napoli have a chance to score after fast counterattacks and it will be their main target in England. Napoli are in a good run and they are unbeaten in their last 12 matches in all competitions.
However our prediction and betting tips for the match Liverpool vs Napoli Prediction: Both teams to score. We expect from both teams to score, but also expect from Reds to win. Our second betting pick for the match at Anfield is Liverpool to win and Both to score. Our risky bet goes on correct score 3-1. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.