Jurgen Klopp, coach of the Liverpool team, talked about the upcoming confrontation against Napoli, Italy, in the match that will be held between them at ten in the evening at “Anfield” in the sixth and final round of the first group stage of the Champions League.
Napoli club decided the first round match in the current version, which was held at the “Diego Armando Maradona” stadium in Italy, 4-1 in one of the surprises of the continental championship at the beginning of the group stage.
Jürgen Klopp said during the match press conference: “We will never stop fighting, when people look at me they say he looks tired but I am not.
Klopp continued: “I used to consider press conferences as a holiday but I can’t describe it after the defeats, it’s torture.”
Liverpool, the owner of the land and the public, enters today’s match and is ranked second in the table of the first group, with 12 points collected from winning in 4 matches and defeating in one, scoring 15 goals and receiving only 6, while Napoli leads the first group standings with 15 points collected from winning in 5 matches. With the full mark, scoring 20 goals and conceding 4.
Today’s match will decide the first group standings after the two clubs, Liverpool against Napoli, qualified for the playoffs of the Champions League for the current season.
Historically, the two Liverpool teams met against Napoli in 7 matches in the European championships before today’s summit, where Napoli succeeded in winning 3 matches against 2 for the Reds and a draw in two matches.
Napoli scored 9 goals against the English champions, who scored only 6 goals.
Liverpool vs Napoli
Stefan Gerrard is the top scorer in the two teams’ matches, followed by Derts Martinez and Zelensky with two goals each.
On the individual level, Mohamed Salah hopes to score more goals during the Napoli match to maintain his top scorer in the Champions League, especially since he scored 6 goals to share the summit with French star Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain.
In today’s match, Liverpool hopes to continue its strong performances in the Champions League, in contrast to the disappointing results it shows in the English Premier League, the latest of which was the 2-1 loss to Leeds in the match that was held at Anfield in the twelfth round of the Premier League.